He has lived in the UAE for the past fourteen years. Cormac opened an office Invesco Asset Management in the DIFC in 2004, then joined Fidelity and subsequently Royal Bank of Canada, where he held senior posts, covering GCC institutions and Sovereign Wealth Funds. Prior to this he worked for five years for Bank of Ireland Asset management, based in Jersey.

A married man with two sons, Cormac is a keen rugby supporter, following Munster and Ireland, home and away.