As an Executive Director within the relationship management and client solutions team of Waystone Management Company (IE) Ltd., Vanora provides corporate governance advice leading and developing business relationships including the design and implementation of internal controls and operating procedures associated with regulated investment funds.
Vanora has extensive experience in UCITS, AIFMD, and alternative investment vehicles and brings with her a background in legal investment and client relationship management with over six years spent at Fidelity Worldwide Investment in Dublin, servicing corporates, banks, pension funds and financial institutions. She previously served as a stockbroker with Cantor Fitzgerald and as an FCA regulated advisor at Lehman Brothers and with UBS Private Banking in London.
Vanora is Vice Chairperson of the Irish Funds Marketing and Promotions Steering Group and Chairperson of the Irish Funds Publications and Communications Working Group. Vanora is a committee member of 100 Women in Finance in Ireland with responsibility for the input to the Irish Government’s ‘Ireland for Finance’ Action Plan.
Vanora is a qualified solicitor and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland where she also holds a diploma in Investment Funds & Compliance.
She studied Business Economics and Social Studies (BESS) at Trinity College Dublin with business French. As part of her degree Vanora spent a year at the EM Strasbourg Business School, a grande école in Strasbourg, France. She also holds a Master’s degree in Business and Economics from Trinity College Dublin.