Brendan is Chairman of PEAL. He is also Deputy Chairman of Allied Irish Bank and a Non-Executive Director of UK Asset Resolution Limited.
Brendan started his banking career with HSBC in 1979 and worked in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. He is the former CEO of HSBC North America, with responsibility for the banking and consumer finance operations in the US and Canada. He was a Group Managing Director for HSBC Holdings Inc and a member of the HSBC Group Management Board. He is also the former Chairman & CEO of Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited.
Brendan currently serves as Chairman of the advisory board of the business school of Trinity College, Dublin.