Key Executives

Our Team

Meet our highly experienced team that drive our business forward by putting you, the client, at the forefront of our minds in our quality risk analysis and our personal business approach, it allows you to do what you do best and focus on your own day to day operations and growing your business.

Executive Team

PAUL FARRAR

PAUL FARRAR

MANAGING DIRECTOR

A founding director of Advent Risk Management Ltd. Previously Head of Credit Insurance at Allianz Ireland and Euler Hermes. A former member of the Board of ICISA.

PETER DANIEL

PETER DANIEL

SENIOR RISK MANAGER

15 years experience of credit risk, trade finance and treasury. Previously a senior underwriter of Irish commercial and special risks at Atradius Credit Insurance NV.

MICHAEL KENNEDY

MICHAEL KENNEDY

CHIEF SURETY UNDERWRITER

Michael has over 30 years’ bond experience of developing and managing the Bond Business of Allianz Ireland as Head of Bonds.

ARTHUR WILLIAMS

ARTHUR WILLIAMS

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

15 years in the Credit Insurance Industry, most recently as senior account manager at Atradius Credit Insurance NV.

Our Advisory Board

HARRY SLOWEY

HARRY SLOWEY

DIRECTOR

Co-founder of Finance One Limited. Previously a Director of Bank of Scotland (Ireland) for 13 years and vast experience in financial and banking services.

JOHN PROSSER

JOHN PROSSER

SENIOR ADVISOR

Founder of Advent parent Abbey International Finance. CRO and Board member of Advent, John has over 30 years of wide and varied experience in financial services.

JOHN O’REILLY

JOHN O’REILLY

CEO ADVENT INSURANCE DAC

A Chartered Accountant, John was CFO of a Berkshire Hathaway Irish entity for 13 years, worked as CEO for a UK Commercial Risks insurer.

BARRY MCCOY

BARRY MCCOY

DIRECTOR

Over 20 years experience in Private Equity, Institutional Banking and Investment Banking. Previously worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie Bank & EY.

CONOR SHEERAN

CONOR SHEERAN

DIRECTOR

Conor has more than 25 years experience in financial services. Prior to co-founding Finance One Limited, Conor was a Director of Aon Consulting.