Standard Life Investments

Your local team

Our history means we have long-standing links with Ireland. Our parent group, Standard Life, has been operating in the country since 1834.

An enduring partnership

Our Irish team is a key part of our global investment platform and has the expertise essential to identifying your specific financial needs.

You have access to a world-class level of customer service, provided by our dedicated servicing team in our head office in Edinburgh.

Business development team

Jennifer Richards

Jennifer Richards

Head of Distribution, Ireland

Jennifer is responsible for leading and growing the European Wholesale business for Standard Life Investments including client management, business development, servicing and operations. She is also Practice Leader for our thriving Irish business.

Jennifer joined Standard Life Investments in 2004 and has over 20 years investment experience. She holds a degree in Statistics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and an MSc in Investment & Treasury from Dublin City University. Jennifer has an active interest in the Irish and European pensions industry having been a member and eventual chair of the IAPF Investment Committee from 2003 to 2013.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7722Mobile:  +353  86 815 8256

Liam Stack

Liam Stack

Investment Director Ireland

Liam works with corporate pension fund advisers and clients in Ireland and Switzerland to see how our investment expertise can add value to their schemes. Liam joined Standard Life in 1998 and worked in the risk benefits department before moving to Standard Life Investments in 2000. Liam has a BBS and holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7654Mobile:  +353  86 838 6395

David O'Brien

David O'Brien

Investment Director Ireland

David is the dedicated point of contact for our distribution partners across Ireland. He also works with corporate pension fund advisers and clients to see how our investment expertise can add value to their schemes. He has considerable knowledge and experience of financial institutions. David joined Standard Life Investments from University College Dublin, where he earned a degree in Economics in 2001.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7737Mobile:  +353  86 855 6332

Shane O’Doherty

Shane O’Doherty

Business Development Manager Ireland

Shane supports the Irish based directors on new and existing relationships with corporate pension fund consultants, institutional clients and distribution partners, in seeing how our products can help them achieve their investment goals. He joined Standard Life Investments in 2015 having previously worked with Brandes Investment Partners. Shane holds an MSc in Finance and a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree, both attained from Dublin City University.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1639 7993Mobile:  +353  86 411 3416

Kathleen  Landy

Kathleen Landy

PA to Jennifer Richards & Team Support Executive

Kathleen joined Standard Life in 1999 as part of the administration team. She provides support to the wider EBD team and the Irish and German based Investment Directors. Kathleen is responsible for the coordination of our Irish and our European events within Germany, Austria, Ireland, France and The Netherlands.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7745

Dedicated client management team

Paul Smyth

Paul Smyth

Client Director

Paul joined Standard Life Investments in 2000 and manages relationships with our existing institutional clients. Paul is based in our Dublin office and is responsible for clients throughout Ireland as well as a number of clients in Continental Europe.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7006Mobile:  +353  86 601 4566

Client communications

Kevin Murray

Institutional Client Servicing

Correspondence Address

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