Head of Stockbroking
Gareth began his career in the Insurance industry and spent 3 years at RBS Insurance prior to setting his sights on a career in the city. His financial career began as a trainee Stockbroker in 2003 and he has spent his time trading Equity markets ranging from FTSE 100 companies, right through to small cap and fledgling stocks. He has developed strong and lasting relationships with corporate brokers, market makers and market professionals throughout London. Gareth has obtained the Diploma in Private Client Investment Advice and Management (Level 6).
Chief Investment Officer
Barry is CIO of Suir Valley Funds and also Chairman of TSSG, a leading technology Research Institute, Incubator and Accelerator, which has raised over €90 million to date. Previously, a Founder of FeedHenry, a software technology company acquired in 2014 for $82M by RedHat Inc. Barry holds an MBA from Smurfit Business School, a BSc in Applied Computing from WIT and has executive education qualifications from Haas Business School at UC Berkeley (in VC) and also Harvard Law School. Barry was recently named one of the top Irish software superstars by Silicon Republic.
Cian Hughes is a Cambridge, UK based venture capitalist and technology entrepreneur with over 20 years operational experience in the areas of venture capital, accelerators, executive networks, software solutions, mobile platforms and supply chain operations.
Previously Cian was an executive with Lotus Inc. (now IBM), Intel Corporation and Palm Inc. as well as being Vice President of Operations for the San Francisco and San Jose, CA based Silicon Valley Global (SVG) Partners. In addition to venture capital and software executive positions, he also ran a solar manufacturing facility in Cardiff Wales and global smartphone repair, service and reverse logistics centers in the Czech Republic and the UK.
Cian holds a BSc in Mathematics and Physics from University College Dublin (UCD) and a post-graduate higher diploma in Business Management from Trinity College Dublin (TCD).