IQ-EQ Luxembourg announces two further 2020 senior hires

IQ-EQ has further expanded its Luxembourg senior team with the appointment of Peter Corry as Country Delivery Director, Fund Services, and Emilie Romain as Client Director, Funds. This marks the third and fourth senior hires to IQ-EQ Luxembourg since the start of the year.

Peter Corry brings to the role more than 24 years in the investment funds industry. Most of that time has been spent focused on fund administration and he also has extensive experience in risk, legal, compliance and regulatory matters. Peter’s strong understanding of the global investment funds sector, paired with his governance framework expertise, makes him a key appointment to the growing IQ-EQ Luxembourg team.

Peter has an established senior leadership track record and before joining IQ-EQ was Managing Director of a Luxembourg-based financial services company. His experience also includes more than 12 years working for an Irish affiliate within the same group, working across various sectors within the alternatives division and managing teams in multiple locations.

Peter holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Diploma in Business Studies and Master’s degree in Economic Science from University College Dublin.

Commenting on his appointment, Peter said:

“The role presents me with a great opportunity to lead the development of IQ-EQ’s innovative technology solutions and delivery platforms within our fund services offering, and I look forward to working with Christian and the wider team to capitalise on the opportunity to become the industry-leading provider within this arena in the marketplace.”

Christian Heinen, Managing Director of IQ-EQ Luxembourg, commented:

“IQ-EQ Luxembourg enjoyed a strong start to 2020 and welcoming Peter to the team marks another positive step forward on this journey. Peter’s vast fund services expertise is a welcome addition to our team, further strengthening our ability to deliver industry-leading client services and results. Welcome to the team Peter.”

Meanwhile, Emilie Romain joins IQ-EQ with 14 years of comprehensive relationship management experience within funds banking. Emilie most recently worked with a leading global bank in Luxembourg, where she performed a number of key relationship development roles. Her experience also includes a number of other well-known banking organisations within the region.

Emilie holds a Master’s degree in Applied English and Spanish, which she obtained at the Université de Metz, in northeast France, and is fluent in both French and English.

Commenting on her appointment, Emilie said:

“IQ-EQ has been undergoing significant expansion and growth across the globe, so when the opportunity to join the team came about I knew it would be the right move for me. I cannot wait to get started on managing my new portfolio of clients.”

Christian Heinen added:

“As a client-centric organisation, I am delighted to welcome Emilie to the IQ-EQ Luxembourg team to support our growth in the private equity sector. Emilie brings with her significant customer-focused strategic thinking and efficient results experience, and is a most welcome addition.”

Peter Corry and Emilie Romain, IQ-EQ Luxembourg