Diarmuid Ryan appointed as Global Head of Hedge Fund Service at BNP Paribas Securities Services

BNP Paribas Securities Services has bolstered its alternatives investment services team with the appointment of Diarmuid Ryan as Global Head of Hedge Fund Services.

Ryan joins BNP Paribas from State Street Alternative Investment Solutions where he held several senior executive positions in New York and Ireland over the past 10 years.

In this newly created role, Ryan will focus on deepening relationships with new and existing clients across the US, EMEA and APAC, and delivering strategic end-to-end solutions, including digital services, tailored to their requirements.

Ryan will be based in Dublin, reporting into BNP Paribas Securities Services’ Global Head of Alternatives, Ian Lynch.

“Diarmuid’s appointment reinforces our commitment to the alternative investment sector across the globe,” said Lynch.

“As alternative investment strategies become more mainstream and investors continue to seek out absolute returns; operational efficiency and service delivery innovation will become increasingly critical. Our continued growth and investment in this space ensures that we are well positioned to support clients’ operations as they focus on their core growth objectives.”