Speakers

Christopher Gannatti, CFA
Head of Research, Europe
WisdomTree

Christopher Gannatti began at WisdomTree as a Research Analyst in December 2010, working directly with Jeremy Schwartz, CFA®, Director of Research. In January of 2014, he was promoted to Associate Director of Research where he was responsible for leading different groups of analysts and strategists within the broader Research team at WisdomTree. In February of 2018, Christopher moved to WisdomTree’s London office and was promoted to Head of Research, Europe, where he is responsible for the full WisdomTree research effort within the European market as well as supporting the UCITs platform globally. Prior to working at WisdomTree, Chris was a Regional Consultant at Lord Abbett. He received his MBA in Quantitative Finance, Accounting, and Economics from NYU’s Stern School of Business in 2010, and he received his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in Economics in 2006. Christopher is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Niall Murphy
Senior Vice President - Business Development & Client Services
KBI Global Investors

Niall is responsible for relationship management and business development activities in Europe (ex UK). From 2007 to 2015 Niall ran a unit which performed relationship management and client servicing for all non-US institutional and wholesale clients. He set up the New York office in 2004 and worked in the U.S. for two years, promoting the firm’s suite of funds to institutional pension funds and wholesale distributors. He headed the firm’s Personal Investment Unit from 2000-2003 and held numerous roles in marketing and customer relationship before that. Niall graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an honours degree in Economics and was awarded a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Limerick.

Noel O’Halloran
CIO
KBI Global Investors

Noel joined the firm in 1992 and was promoted to Head of Equities in 1996. He was appointed CIO in 2002 and a Director of KBI Global Investors in December 2000. Noel has overall responsibility for the investment process and performance of the firm’s assets under management, across the various asset classes and specialist equity portfolios. The firm’s team of investment professionals report to Noel. He has managed equity portfolios across Irish, European, Asian and US equity markets. Prior to joining the firm, Noel worked for Irish Life Investment Managers as a US Equity Asset Manager. He is an engineer by profession, having graduated with a 1st Class honours degree from University College Cork. Noel is a member of the CFA Institute and the UK Society of Investment Professionals.