Our people

With deep expertise in managed futures, our team works across Europe, North America and Asia.
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Louise Harris
Chief Compliance Officer

Louise is responsible for all regulatory matters at Abbey and ensures we comply with applicable laws and regulations at every level of our business.

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Tony Gannon
Founder & CIO

Tony founded Abbey in 2000. He has overseen the company’s growth over the last two decades and is a recognised global leader in the industry.

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Aodhagan Hurley
Managing Director

Aodhagan leads business development and sales for Abbey Capital across Europe, North America and the Middle East.

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Barry Cunningham
Director, Business Development

Barry manages new and existing client relationships across North America, educating the US market on managed futures and growing awareness of Abbey’s funds.

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Helen Doody
Managing Director & Head of Abbey Capital US

Helen leads Abbey Capital US LLC - our business development and client servicing subsidiary in North America.

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Dan Kennelly
Assistant Vice President, Business Development

Dan manages new and existing client relationships across North America, educating the US market on managed futures and growing awareness of Abbey’s funds.

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Amy Devoy
Head of Marketing

Amy is tasked with building Abbey’s brand globally and helping to inform and educate the market with insight from our team.

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John Twomey
Director of Research

John oversees our investment process, covering manager analysis, quantitative research, portfolio construction, market analysis and liquidity management.

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Mick Swift
CEO

Mick is responsible for delivering on Abbey’s strategic goals and runs the business day-to-day from our headquarters in Dublin.

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Kevin Donohoe
Head of Research

Kevin has more than a decade of investment experience in managed futures, and is integral to all aspects of Abbey’s investment process and portfolio construction.

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Michael Giacino
Vice President, Business Development

Michael manages new and existing client relationships across North America, educating the US market on managed futures and growing awareness of Abbey’s funds.

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Sandra Aoki
Head of Client Services

Sandra is responsible for ensuring Abbey’s clients continually receive the highest level of service, leading our global Client Services team from Dublin.

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Peter Carney
COO

Peter oversees all operations globally and helps to set the strategic direction of the business as part of the Executive Management team.

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David McInerney
Chief Financial Officer

David oversees all audit, financial and tax areas for Abbey and its funds, and is also actively involved in our credit committee and due diligence work.

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Derek Hardiman
Chief Technology Officer

Derek leads Abbey Capital’s technology group and is responsible for all aspects of the development, operation and management of our systems and infrastructure.

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Glen Burella
Vice President, Business Development

Glen manages new and existing client relationships across North America, educating the US market on managed futures and growing awareness of Abbey’s funds.

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Jim Ryan
Assistant Vice President, Business Development

Jim manages new and existing client relationships across North America, educating the US market on managed futures and growing awareness of Abbey’s funds.

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Patrick Ryan
Chief Risk Officer

Patrick is responsible for building a culture of risk management at Abbey, leading our work to monitor, anticipate and respond to risks.

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Tony Gannon
Tony Gannon

Founder & CIO

Tony has more than 25 years’ investment experience in managed futures. He is recognised as a leader in the industry globally and is a regular guest speaker at alternative investment industry conferences.

Tony is also the Founder of Abbey, and has overseen the company’s growth over the last two decades.

Previously, he was a co-founder of Allied Irish Capital Management (AICM) in conjunction with Allied Irish Banks. He helped to grow AICM to become one of the largest European CTAs, with funds under management growing from $50 million to in excess of $1.4 billion.

Mick Swift
Mick Swift

CEO

Mick has deep experience in trading and research over nearly four decades, including 20 years’ investment experience in managed futures. He has played an integral role in developing the processes and systems that shape Abbey’s investment approach.

Mick is also CEO, responsible for delivering on Abbey’s strategic goals. He runs the business from our headquarters in Dublin.

Before Abbey, Mick held leadership roles with Allied Irish Capital Management (AICM) and Bank of Ireland.

John Twomey
John Twomey

Director of Research

John has more than a decade of investment experience in managed futures, and  plays a key role in all aspects of Abbey’s investment activities.

As Director of Research, John oversees Abbey’s investment process end-to-end, including manager analysis and due diligence, quantitative research, portfolio construction, market analysis and liquidity management.

John joined Abbey Capital in 2009 following the completion of a M.Sc. in Financial Economics from University College Cork (UCC) School of Economics.

Peter Carney
Peter Carney

COO

Peter has specialised in managed futures and alternative investment strategies for more than two decades. He is highly-experienced in analysing and selecting managed futures CTAs and building funds for a range of different investors.

Peter is also COO, overseeing all operations globally and helping to set the strategic direction of the business as part of the Executive Management team.

Before joining Abbey, Peter qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and gained hedge fund industry experience in both Dublin and the Cayman Islands.

Kevin Donohoe
Kevin Donohoe

Head of Research

Kevin has more than a decade of investment experience in managed futures, and is integral to all aspects of Abbey’s investment process and portfolio construction.

As Head of Research, Kevin oversees ongoing manager analysis and due diligence, manages the Research Analysts and Markets teams, and helps set the research agenda for the company.

Prior to joining Abbey Capital in August 2013, Kevin worked at Irish Bank Resolution Corporation as a market risk analyst, and before that at Geneva Trading where he traded a range of futures markets across the energy sector.

Isa Dillane
Isa Dillane

Research Analyst

Isa is a Research Analyst responsible for portfolio-focused research in addition to ongoing fundamental research and development. In her role, Isa participates in portfolio construction and management, for both existing and potential future portfolios, in collaboration with the office of the CIO.

Isa assumed the role of Administrator to the Investment Committee and joined the committee as a non-voting member on the 1st April 2022. Isa joined Abbey Capital in September 2017.

Isa graduated with a first-class honours Master of Science in Quantitative Finance from the Smurfit Graduate Business School of University College Dublin, and an honours Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics from University College Dublin. Isa is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (“CAIA”).