Selma Coffey is Head of Distribution Services and Support at Waystone, following the merger of MontLake, MDO and DMS to create the leading, global governance and management company organisation.
Selma has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, with a focus on international clients and investors. Selma’s career began in PFPC International, moving to Man Group’s Dublin office in 1999. Selma’s experience at Man Group covered the provision of a range of investor services including product launches and building and maintaining strong client relationships through regular and open communications. During her time at Man Group, Selma served as a member of the Board for Man Fund Management Limited and Man Corporate Services (Ireland) Limited. Following this, Selma spent six years as an independent consultant within several core client-facing projects for Bank of New York Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services, joining ML Capital in 2018.
At Waystone, as Head of Distribution Services, Selma works closely with the Global Head of Distribution to ensure the smooth operation of the combined Distribution Support and Distribution Services. Waystone’s Distribution Services offers a range of solutions to its clients, ensuring their products can be efficiently accessed by investors in their target regions. Waystone’s Distribution Support is a cross-border solution for its non-EEA clients and includes MiFID distribution oversight. Selma works closely with investment managers to manage these complex distribution challenges within the appropriate regulatory framework.
Selma has a B.A. (Hons) in Russian from Trinity College, Dublin.