Prior to joining the firm, Grainne oversaw a large multi-functional team in the regulation department of Euronext Dublin (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange), where she led several regulatory initiatives to ensure the integration of investment funds on a cross-jurisdictional basis. Her other responsibilities included ensuring regulatory obligations under the EU legislation were met and overseeing Euronext’s operational risk management framework.
Grainne began her career in Investors Bank & Trust in Dublin and Boston. In 2000, she joined Grant Thornton (formerly RSM Robson Rhodes), where she headed the Listing team as a director until 2010. She has lectured on funds in the Law Society of Ireland.
Gráinne received a Bachelor of Business Studies (Honors) from Dublin City University. She also received a Diploma in Corporate Governance from the Corporate Governance Institute in Ireland. Gráinne holds a certificate in mutual funds awarded by the Institute of Bankers in Ireland and a certificate in workplace coaching QQI Level 6 awarded by the Positive Success Group in conjunction with University College Dublin. Grainne is a member of the Women in ETF’s Mentoring Group and the EFAMA’s European Fund Classification Forum (EFCF) group.