In 2010 Kevin joined Zobec as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He became President in 2013 and is responsible for oversight of the day to day operations of Zobec (including its affiliated entity Baker Tilly) and managing its staff of accountants, lawyers, trust and corporate administrators and bookkeepers. Kevin, who is a member of the board of directors of Zobec, is responsible along with other members of the senior management team, for the development and advancement of Zobec and its clients. He has detailed involvement on all large trust and corporate relationships. As a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) Kevin is responsible for oversight of client investment portfolios and liaising with investment advisors. This role includes stress testing and risk exposure reviews for large family and corporate structures. Kevin serves as Director on a select number of client company Boards, including subsidiaries of publicly listed entities.
As principal of the affiliated firm of Baker Tilly, Kevin is responsible for the oversight and development of the firm’s audit practice. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a leading global network of business and advisory firms represented in more than 140 countries.
Kevin has in excess of 25 years of combined professional experience in Bermuda, including 16 years working for Elan Corporation, plc (now part of Perrigo Company plc) an Irish pharmaceutical company with significant international interests. He has in depth experience with respect to the funding, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical assets. In his capacity as President and Chief Financial Officer of Elan International Services Ltd., Kevin ran Elan’s offshore office and was responsible for corporate finance, product development oversight, treasury, captive insurance management and financial reporting functions. During this time, he led a series of structured financings for the Elan group of companies including raising in excess of $2.5 billion in working capital. Kevin also played a key role in a corporate recovery plan, including a $2 billion corporate debt restructuring and divestiture of a healthcare investment portfolio. In his capacity as a CFA, Kevin was an integral member of the treasury team, managing in excess of $2 billion of assets. Prior thereto, Kevin worked for the Bermuda office of KPMG where he ran the firm’s management company, providing accounting and corporate services. Kevin qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London, England with Stoy Hayward (part of the BDO network of firms).
A strong advocate for international business, Kevin is a member of the executive committee of the Association of Bermuda International Companies (“ABIC”). Representing the internationally owned businesses located in Bermuda, ABIC plays a key role in the direction of legislation, policies and practices as it relates to international business in Bermuda.
• President, Zobec
• President and Chief Financial Officer, Elan International Services Ltd., Bermuda
• Senior Manager, KPMG (Chartered Accountants), Bermuda
• Auditor, Stoy Hayward (Chartered Accountants), United Kingdom
• University of Wales, Cardiff – Bsc Econ (Hons) – Accounting, 1987
• Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, 1990
• Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, 1996
• CPA Bermuda (formerly the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bermuda), 1991
• Treasurer, Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Bermuda International Companies
Directorships on Public Companies
• Director on public company subsidiaries including, Perrigo Company plc (PRGO), Jazz Pharmaceuticals, plc (JAZZ) and AECOM (ACM)