John Dowdall Silverfinch


John Dowdall, Managing Director

John Dowdall has worked in fund management and financial services for 20 years across investment management, financial services and market data firms. At Silverfinch, his role as Managing Director, involves development of the Solvency II product throughout Europe in the insurance sector & across the global asset management industry. John is a graduate in mathematics at Dublin University, Trinity College.





Ashley Smith, SVP Business Development

Ashley has responsibility for driving the business development for Silverfinch. He has over 20 years’ experience internationally in the market data, data management and risk management markets. Ashley has held various senior sales and commercial roles with the Financial Times Group and Interactive Data, ValueLink, Algorithmics and IBM, with a focus on the Asset Management and Asset Servicer verticals as well as Pension Funds and Insurers.




Jeff Williems Silverfinch


Jeff Willems, SVP Client Development

Jeff has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry. At Silverfinch Jeff’s role is Client Development. This role encompasses client on-boarding and ongoing relationship management. Before joining MoneyMate Group in March 2009, Jeff worked for leading financial services organizations Citigroup and J.P. Morgan in various Client Services and Operational roles. Jeff’s educational background is in Business Management and Communication Studies – having completed third level education with The Open University (OU), University College Dublin (UCD) and Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL).





Ronan Brennan, CTO MoneyMate Group 

Ronan has over 15 years’ technology experience and over 10 years’ experience in the funds industry. Ronan is the key evangelist for MoneyMate Group and participates as a speaker/panelist in many industry events each year.







Michael O’Shea, COO MoneyMate Group

Michael has 25 years experience in the technology industry and has been with MoneyMate since 2012. He was previously CEO of Delta Index, the leading Irish online financial trading firm.







Paul Fawsitt, CEO MoneyMate Group

Paul has over 20 years’ experience in technology for financial services worldwide. He first joined MoneyMate in 1995 and has served as a senior executive across a variety of business divisions before assuming the role of CEO in 2005.