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Investment professional Carol Mahon has been appointed as an independent non-executive director to the Board of the Equity Trustees Independent Management Company business in Ireland. 

Equity Trustees Fund Services provides independent fund governance, risk and compliance, product development and regulatory reporting services to investment managers, from locations in Melbourne, Sydney, Dublin and London. 

Carol brings more than 20 years of extensive knowledge and experience in corporate governance and all aspects of running a business. She was most recently Chief Executive Officer at Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Ltd. and has also held executive leadership roles at FIL Fund Management (Ireland) Ltd., among others.

“I’m looking forward to contributing towards the continuing development of this exciting and rapidly growing business. The Independent Management Company industry has undergone much change over the last number of years, with growing demand from investment managers for an independent, experienced, flexible and trusted Management Company partner, Equity Trustees ticks all of these boxes,” Ms Mahon said.  

CEO of Equity Trustees Fund Services (Ireland), Kevin Lavery, added: “With the addition of Carol to the Irish Board, ETFSI has further strengthened our Corporate Governance, reaffirming our core belief that a truly Independent Management Company is the key to strong fund governance, reducing conflicts and providing higher levels of investor protection.”

Managing Director of Equity Trustees, Mick O’Brien, said: “On behalf of Equity Trustees, we welcome Carol to our business and look forward to her contribution to our growth story which began in Australia more than a century ago.” 

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Alicia Kokocinski
General Manager – Marketing & Communications
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Equity Trustees, the brand name of EQT Holdings Limited, was established in 1888 for the purpose of providing independent and impartial Trustee and Executor services to help families throughout Australia protect their wealth. As Australia’s leading specialist trustee company, we offer a diverse range of services to individuals, families and corporate clients including asset management, estate planning, philanthropic services and Responsible Entity (RE) services for external Fund Managers.

Equity Trustees (UK & Europe) Limited (Company number 10145592) is a subsidiary of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615), a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT). Equity Trustees (UK & Europe) was established in January 2017. Through our Independent Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) and Management Company services we offer a comprehensive range of UCITS and AIFMD fund services to International and domestic Investment Managers, Distributors and Financial Services professionals looking to establish and operate funds in both the UK & Europe. Equity Trustees Fund Services (Ireland) Limited (Company number 635185) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Equity Trustees (UK & Europe) Limited. This media release has been prepared to provide you with general information only.