Padraig Hoare has joined Elian Fund Services as an associate director.  

Mr Hoare, 47, has more than 25 years’ industry experience, including 20 years in management positions in the financial services industry in Cayman. His focus at Elian will be on providing governance and oversight services to alternative investment funds.  

‘I am looking forward to using my knowledge and experience to provide sound and personalised corporate governance services to clients, leveraging off the extensive knowledge and skills of those in the fiduciary services team and adding value wherever possible,’ he said.  

Before joining Elian, Mr Hoare, a chartered accountant, was global head of risk management at Admiral Administration – a specialist hedge fund administration firm. He has also worked at Dresdner Bank and Grant Thornton in Cayman, and held accountancy positions in Ireland and England.  

Scott Dakers, head of Elian Fund Services in Cayman, said: ‘Padraig is a real asset to our Fund Services team. He has a wealth of experience, which he has gained over many years in a number of key jurisdictions which will benefit our clients greatly.  I look forward to working with him.’

Mr Hoare, who is married with two young children, is originally from Dublin, Ireland.  He holds a business studies degree from Dublin City University.  

Elian is a specialist in Corporate Services, Fund Services, Private Wealth and Capital Services. Elian Fund Services works with investment managers across the globe to support the establishment, administration and effective operation and oversight of alternative investment funds. The group, which re-branded in September 2014 following a management buyout from Ogier Group, employs over 500 people across 11 offices.