Eamonn McConnell is a Kensington Senior Managing Director and the Chief Investment Officer.
For over 25 years, Eamonn McConnell has been involved in the investment banking and global fund management business. Eamonn has worked in Canada, the UK and Asia during his career. He has worked for many large international institutions including Barclays Global Investors, Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. In the late 1990s through 2002, he was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank responsible for the pricing, underwriting and risk management of Deutsche Bank’s debt new issue business (Asia and Europe).
His areas of activity have ranged from capital markets work in both debt and equity products, the establishment of a mutual fund investment management company and the subsequent launch of several funds, to the establishment of a private equity fund management company. Eamonn has been an active investor in all types of assets and the management of risk products. He is currently a director of Gryphus Capital, a private equity firm he co-founded in 2002, which is based in Singapore. Eamonn served as the Deputy Chairman of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Canada from 2008 – 2013.
Eamonn has an MBA from McGill University and HEC France, and the CAIA designation.