Client Relationship Team
Head of Sales and Distribution
William joined Appian Asset Management in June 2019, as Head of Sales and Distribution. He trained as a Junior Portfolio Manager at Lazard Investors, London in the early 90’s. In 1995 he joined ABN Amro Hoare Govett on the Institutional Equities Sales Desk. In the early 2000’s he moved back to Dublin as a founding member of the Citigroup Securities business, followed by a moved to Collins Stewart as Head of Equity Sales in 2005. William latterly ran an Institutional Equity Sales Desk in London for Canaccord Genuity.
Senior Relationship Manager
John joined Appian in February 2015 from Julius Baer where he was Executive Director in the Dublin office. He previously held positions with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management; Bank of Ireland Private Banking and for 13 years managed the Irish business interests of a leading Swiss family office. He started his career with E&Y and KPMG. John is a business graduate of Trinity College Dublin, a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a Qualified Financial Adviser.
Client Relationship Manager
Ian joined Appian in June 2009 after spending over 5 years at Bear Stearns. Ian worked within Bear’s Fixed Income/Equity operational departments for 2 years followed by 3 years in the Legal & Compliance Department where he worked as an AMLO Officer & Compliance Officer. After joining Appian in June 2009 Ian worked within the Account Opening/Compliance departments before managing the operations department. Ian has built up a strong relationship with our brokers and clients over the past 9 years. Ian brings a wealth of experience into our client relationship team having worked in the industry for nearly 14 years. Ian is a Qualified Financial Advisor.
South of Ireland Business Development Manager
Sean is a member of the Institute of Banking with over 38 years experience in the financial services industry. Sean has worked / lived in Waterford, Thurles, Kilkenny and Cork holding branch manager, area and regional management positions. Sean now lives in Cork and is Appian's South of Ireland business development manager.