Tony is the Audit Committee Chairman of Brown Advisory Funds PLC. He is a former Director and Chief Executive Officer of Davy, the wealth management, asset management, capital markets and financial advisory services group. Tony graduated from University College Dublin with a BComm in 1975 and an MBS in 1977. He is also a CFA and fellow of the CISI.  In 2007, Tony was selected as the Michael Smurfit Business School Alumnus of the Year.  He began his career in Ireland’s Department of Labour, later moving to the Central Bank of Ireland. In 1975, he left the public sector and moved to Allied Irish Investment Bank, becoming an Associate Director in 1976. He joined Davy in 1979 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1994. He led the team which completed the management buyout from Bank of Ireland in October 2006. He retired as Chief Executive Officer in March 2015. Tony who is a Director of the Irish Stock Exchange is also involved with several charitable organisations and serves as a Director of the Mater Hospital.


  • University College Dublin, BComm (1975)
  • University College Dublin, MBS (1977)

Community Involvement

  • Fellow: the CISI


  • CFA®


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