Chief Executive & Board Member
Ronan Horgan has 25+ years’ experience in financial markets. Previous to W&W Investment Managers, he ran the Global Partners desk at Davy Asset Management. He oversaw the provision of investment management services to third party funds. Prior to Davy, Ronan ran his own proprietary trading Firm RODA Investments, developing and trading multi-asset systematic strategies. While in London, Ronan was Global Income partner at CF Global Trading, outsourced trading for Asset Managers. His career started with Susquehanna International Group as a derivatives trader. Ronan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UCD; Technical Analyst, MSTA; Exchange trader (Xetra); Securities and Financial Derivatives level 3 (CISI), and is a Chartered Director candidate (IoD).
Head of Trading & Board Member
Peter Walsh with 39 years experience in the finance industry is Head of Trading and Executive Board member at W&W Investment Managers DAC. Prior to joining the firm in 1994, he worked over 14 years at the Central Bank of Ireland where he spent 11 years in the government loans department dealing room and 3 years on the foreign reserves asset management desk. Peter is the Investment Adviser on one of the Group’s €2.5bn long duration bond portfolios.
William Mitchell has 38 years’ experience in the Financial Services in London, Hong Kong & Dublin. From 1985 to 1996 William successfully traded in Foreign Exchange Markets with experience in Spot, Forwards, Deposits, Arbitrage and Options. During that time William was seconded to Hong Kong to form the Treasury department for the Riggs National bank of Washington DC.
While in London, William was Chief Dealer with Sumitomo Trust specialising in cross currency spot and FX Options. William has been a valued member of the W&W team since 1996.
Head of Risk and Compliance
Hugh O’Hagan has 10 years’ risk management experience, across retail banking, investment and asset management. His specialty is the design and implementation of financial services risk management systems and frameworks while also focusing on risk data and reporting.
Hugh previously held multiple roles over 6 years, across the Risk Management team in Pioneer Investments/Amundi Asset Management in Dublin, eventually leading the Performance Attribution team. Prior to Pionner/Amundi, Hugh worked on the business side of a Fintech Risk Management Software Solution with Wolters Kluwer Financial Services and began his professional career as a Risk Analyst in EBS Building Society. Hugh holds a Bachelor in Business Studies from Trinity College Dublin, a Master in Business Studies from U.C.D., Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) qualification and a Professional Risk Manager (PRM) candidate.
Head of Technology
Debangan Misra is responsible for driving W&W Investment Managers’ overall technical product development strategies. Debangan has experience and expertise in technical architecture design and application development in financial services, education and supply chain industries. Prior to working with W&W, Debangan has worked for different multinational companies located in Ireland,UK,USA and India in project/product development and system integration roles.
Debangan holds a Masters of Science degree in Software Engineering from University of Limerick and a Bachelors of Technology degree in Information Technology from West Bengal University of Technology.
Head of Business Development for the Irish W&W entities
Eugenio Sangermano, CCrA, is Head of Business Development for the Irish W&W entities. Eugenio sits on the boards of ICAVs managed out of Dublin. He is a member of the Advisory Committees of different Private Debt Funds. Eugenio also runs the Private Debt program for the W&W Group, focused on Corporate Private Debt and Infrastructure Debt. Previously he was a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager with W&W Asset Management GmbH, managing liquid and illiquid portfolios of government bonds, quasi-government issuers and supranationals.
Mr. Sangermano studied business administration at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University.