Irish Funds Independent Director Network

Meet, share experience and discuss current issues with your peers


About the network

The aim of this network is to provide a forum for you, as independent directors of funds and fund management companies to discuss common challenges with your peers.

How does it work?

  • It will facilitate a number of opportunities during the year to focus on the specific issues of relevance to non-executive directors in this sector.
  • It will provide discussion and debate on the impact of these issues on companies operating in the sector, in an open forum with your peers.
  • While we’ve some thoughts on topics for on-going discussion sessions, we believe that getting your input on these will be critical to focusing on the issues that are of most relevance to you as a network member.
  • We see our role in this network as a facilitator, sharing external insights and timely commentary on how other organisations are responding to topical issues and challenges.
  • We’re keen that this sharing of experience and insight will support you as a collective network in managing the continued challenges facing this profession and sector.

What's in it for you?

  • Leading insights into the issues and commercial challenges of interest to you.
  • Invaluable networking and sharing of experience with peers facing similar challenges.
  • A look towards the future - sharing international trends and best practice.

Is there a charge?

As a statement of our commitment to this important sector, there is no charge for network membership.

Confidentiality concerns?

All briefings take place under Chatham House rules, offering the opportunity to exchange experiences and strengthen personal networks in a candid and confidential atmosphere.

A risk management framework is vital in today's business environment

Find out what it is and why it is important with PwC's Dervla McCormack & Yvonne McBain. This is part 1 of a three part video aired at a recent Irish Funds Independent Director Network briefing focussing on risk management for independent directors in the governance of investment funds.

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Contact us

Ken Owens

Partner, PwC Ireland (Republic of)

Tel: +353 1 792 8542

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