Mr Gibbons has over 34 years’ experience in investment markets and has run high yield, distressed debt and special opportunities businesses. He started his career in corporate finance at Bankers Trust International then spent seven years in Asia where he built Sumitomo Finance capital markets business spanning new issues to secondary trading activity. He subsequently worked for Commerzbank, BNP Paribas, Aladdin Capital Management LLP and distressed specialist Guy Butler, moving back to Ireland in 2014. He graduated with a BComm from University College Dublin and a Diploma in Accounting from Queens University. Mr Gibbons was a cofounder of the Yew Tree Investment Fund and a member of Parapet Capital Advisors’ management team during the time it acted as investment adviser to the Yew Tree Investment Fund’s Alternative Investment Fund Manager. He was also responsible, along with the other members of the Executive Management Team, for the construction of the Seed Portfolio. He became a director of the Company on 20 April 2018 and was appointed to his current role on 8 June 2018.