At FinTrU, Declan is Managing Director – Client Delivery having joined the company in December 2023. He has enjoyed a successful career in financial services, having worked at a number of global industry leaders in the financial services sector over the last 20 years.
Prior to FinTrU, Declan held the position of Global Head of Client Service and Onboarding, Securities Services at JP Morgan in New York. With over $30trillion dollars under custody, his team acted as the primary point of contact for Asset Managers, Asset Owners and Alternative Funds for their asset and fund servicing requirements.
He began his career in Prime Brokerage with Deutsche Bank, in London, and then moved to Lehman Brothers in 2003.
He was the European Head of Client Service across Prime Services at Lehman until 2008, when he moved to Nomura Securities to be Managing Director of Prime Services.
Outside of FinTrU, Declan is an Honorary Professor of Practice at Queen's Business School, Trustee of Arise Foundation, an anti-slavery and human trafficking charity, and Treasurer of Friends of Young Enterprise NI Foundation.
Originally from Derry/Londonderry, Declan graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 1998 with a First Class Honours BSc in Finance and holds an MSc in Finance from the University of London. He is based in Belfast and the father of three young children.