Compliance and Risk Team
Head of Compliance and Risk
Jennie joined Appian in December 2019 and is Head of Compliance and Risk. Jennie is a compliance professional with over 15 years’ experience at a senior level within financial services having worked at executive team roles in firms such as Rabobank, Danske and permanent tsb. Jennie joins Appian from Barclays Bank Ireland where she held the positions of the European Head of Financial Crime and MLRO and before that, Country Head of Compliance, MLRO and Data Protection Officer. Jennie is a graduate of UCD, with a B. Comm and qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC. She is a fellow of Chartered Accountants (FCA) Ireland and holds Licentiate membership of the Association of Compliance Officers (LCOI). Jennie is currently an INED on the board of the charity of DEBRA Ireland.
Emmet Feeney joined Appian Asset Management as a Risk Manager in 2020. Prior to this, he was employed as an Assistant Vice President in 2018 acting as Designated Person (PCF-39) for Fund Risk Management for MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited. Emmet gained exposure to a variety of asset classes and strategy’s of both UCITS and AIFs primarily focusing on long-short equity, fixed income and property. His roles included board reporting, periodic risk calculating, oversight of delegates as well as liquidity analysis and stress testing. In 2017 he joined with Maples Fund Services where he worked in asset valuations, investment transparency reporting and also risk reporting for both UCITs and non UCITs funds. Emmet comes from a law background having studied Corporate Law before undertaking a H.Dip in Economic Science both in NUIG.