Celebrating success in Investment Funds 2019


We are proud to partner with Irish Funds to provide practical, relevant and flexible university programmes, specifically designed for those who work in the funds industry. 

Each year we celebrate the success of our students, and one of the highlights of the year is presenting the first-place prizes on these programmes at the Irish Funds annual dinner. 


The winners for best overall academic performance for academic year 2018/2019 are:

Professional Certificate in International Investment Fund Services First Place - Miriama Michalikova - Hedgeserv

Professional Certificate in Investment Fund Services Risk Management

Joint First Place Mr. Maurice O’Connor - Northern Trust

Mr Cathal Boylan - Brown Brothers Harriman

Mr. Cormac Daly - Amundi Asset Management

Professional Diploma in Applied Alternative Investments – Award First Place Ms. Sarahann Duff

Presenting the awards, Pat Lardner CEO of Irish Funds, congratulated the graduates on their achievements and acknowledged the contribution that the skills and knowledge gained on these programmes makes to the funds industry. Mary O Dea, CEO of the Institute, paid tribute to the graduates’ academic success and the significance of their achievement as working professionals.