Regional Manager - EMEA
BNY Mellon Corporate Trust
Tom Ahern is the regional manager for the BNY Mellon Corporate Trust business in EMEA. The business provides core offerings such as trustee, administration and agency services, to enhanced solutions such as reporting, compliance and collateral offerings to help issuers expertly navigate the ever-changing debt capital markets. Tom is responsible for creating and implementing region-specific strategy, employing appropriate governance oversight and for creating superior shareholder value for the company through business performance/P&L management.
Prior to taking on his current role Tom managed both the Corporate Trust Ireland business as well as the Global Corporate Trust Analytics function. Core CT capabilities performed from Ireland include administration and agency services, investor reporting as well as compliance and collateral solutions, to help issuers navigate the debt capital markets.
Such services are complimented by the Global Analytics group which is responsible for developing and modeling compliance and payment logic on multiple products across the debt capital markets. The team is based in various locations across EMEA, the US and APAC.
Prior to taking on the Global Analytics role in 2012 Tom managed the Structured Portfolio Services business within EMEA Corporate Trust. Responsibilities included managing the group’s sizable book of CDO and Conduit deals, setting strategic direction for the group and focusing on business development.
Tom joined the organization in 2002 prior to which he worked with Bank of Ireland and Daiwa Securities, reviewing and implementing system and process enhancements within their Fund Administration businesses. He also spent three years in Sydney, Australia working in equivalent roles with Colonial First State Investments.
Tom has close to 20 years industry experience and holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Limerick.