He brings more than 23 years of experience in the financial services sector and has served in various senior leadership and business development positions in Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S.
Before joining A&M, Mr. McAleese served as the Chief Operating Officer of Claret Capital, a private investment firm based in Dublin. Before that, he served as a managing director for more than five years at Barclays Bank Ireland plc, where he was responsible for building up Barclays’ wholesale banking activities in Ireland. Previously, he worked for ABN AMRO Bank for eight years, serving in a variety of positions, including: Country Representative – Ireland, Group Vice President of the Leasing and Tax Products Group in Chicago, and Head of Business Development of ABN AMRO IFSC. His other roles include: working as marketing executive for GPA Group plc, serving as a management consultant at KPMG and working as a graduate trainee at Swiss Re. Mr. McAleese is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers and a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Council Member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Dublin City Council.
An Irish national, Mr. McAleese was selected to the 2014 Business and Finance Financial Services (FS) 50, an index of successful and influential financial leaders across the Irish network.