EMEA Head Private Markets Solutions
Alternative Investment Services
Dermot is the BNY Mellon EMEA Lead for the Private Markets Solutions business within Alternative Investment Services. Dermot is responsible for overseeing EMEA Private Markets strategy, product considerations and client experience in line with our global vision in AIS. He has oversight of the EMEA Private Markets team across Ireland, UK, Germany, Luxembourg and Poland.
Dermot has extensive operational and technology experience, implementing complex fund launches and conversions with senior oversight. He has led numerous technology projects, across vendor technology and BNY Mellon internal systems.
Dermot is a is part of the Irish Funds Real Estate Working Group, driving operational and fund structuring improvements in Ireland. Additionally Dermot is a part of the AIS Executive Steering committee and EMEA Operating Committee.
Prior to taking over the EMEA role, Dermot was the Global CAO and led both Deutsche Bank and PGIM Real Estate transactions, transitioning over 150 staff across two transactions into BNY Mellon under an outsourcing arrangement. Dermot is also the project owner for the Yardi implementation in EMEA and the regulatory considerations required.
Dermot joined BNY Mellon in 2012 and prior to this he worked with PwC in London and Dublin in financial services consulting, specifically focused on PERE. Dermot is a qualified Chartered Accountant.