Dan Gal­lagher joins ISE board

Irish Independent - Business Week - - NEWS -

FOR­MER com­mis­sioner of the US Se­cu­ri­ties and Ex­change Com­mis­sion Dan Gal­lagher has been ap­pointed as a non-ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor to the Ir­ish Stock Ex­change (ISE).

Mr Gal­lagher is cur­rently pres­i­dent of Patomak Global Part­ners, an in­ter­na­tional risk con­sul­tancy firm.

“Over the years, I have got­ten to know and re­spect the se­nior man­age­ment of the ISE and am look­ing for­ward to work­ing with them in my new role,” Mr Gal­lagher said.

“I am also ex­cited to work with the tal­ented mem­bers of the board, and I am look­ing for­ward to con­tribut­ing my knowl­edge and ex­pe­ri­ence of global cap­i­tal mar­kets regulation to the ISE, es­pe­cially dur­ing such a piv­otal time for Euro­pean cap­i­tal mar­kets.”

The ISE chief ex­ec­u­tive, Deirdre Somers, praised his ex­pe­ri­ence in en­abling cap­i­tal mar­kets to pro­vide fund­ing for busi­nesses. “His lead­er­ship role in the SEC and his ex­pe­ri­ence of US mar­kets are very rel­e­vant in the con­text of EU’s plans around Cap­i­tal Mar­kets Union,” Ms Somers said.

Mr Gal­lagher also joins as a cap­i­tal mar­kets ex­pert on the ISE’s Reg­u­la­tory Panel. Pic­tured at the an­nounce­ment with Mr Gal­lagher, left, are Ms Somers and ISE chair­man Padraic O’Con­nor.

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