Gavin Brennan was inaugurated as LIA President 2019 at LIA’s Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, 6th December 2018. Gavin has been working in Financial Services for almost 30 years. Having held various positions in New Ireland over that period Gavin now fulfils the role of Head of Corporate Business and Partnerships within the Distribution area of New Ireland.

Gavin, who holds the QFA and AIIPM designations, also hold a MBS from UCC and has been a long-standing member of LIA since the early 1990s. He served on LIA’s Dublin Regional Committee for many years, was Chair in 2010. He was also Chair of LIA’s National Committee in 2012 and was appointed to LIA’s Board of Directors in 2015.

Speaking following his inauguration, Gavin said: It is an honour to be inaugurated as LIA President. LIA has added to all areas of my career, not only from an educational advancement perspective, but also from a networking and building new friendships point of view. I look forward to being in a position to give back to the association in my tenure as President. LIA has evolved in many areas over the last number of years, with particular advancement in our technology and product offerings, and I see this year as one where we need to bed down those advances and drive on the association for the benefit of all of our members.’