Our Management Team

With significant industry experience, Fenergo's Management Team is on a mission to expand our global footprint and position Fenergo as the industry leading solution for Client Lifecycle Management.

Our Management Team

Our Management Team

Marc Murphy
Marc Murphy
CEO

Founder and CEO, Marc is responsible for Fenergo’s business operational strategy and corporate direction. With 18 years’ experience developing, selling and delivering enterprise financial technology to global banks, Marc has developed a proven track record of building successful business-winning and leadership teams. In 2015, he led an $85m funding round with Insight Venture Partners and Aquiline Capital Partners, marking the second fundraising effort for the company. In 2013, Fenergo secured €4m funding from Investec Ventures Ireland Limited. The latest fundraising enables Fenergo to create a platform for global growth that will see it capitalize on the growing demand being created by an ever-evolving financial regulations market. Marc was recently named a Fintech 100 Most Influential Leader in recognition of the impact that Fenergo’s technology is having on the way financial institutions manage their compliance obligations and operational requirements. Marc is a software engineering and MBA graduate of Dublin City University

Colm Heffernan
Colm Heffernan
COO

As COO, Colm is responsible for the strategic direction of Fenergo’s Global Services division. In ensuring the delivery of a word-class service to all Fenergo clients, Colm has specific remit over Client Success, Pre-Sales, Client Support and Client Training. With over 30 years’ industry experience, Colm spent 15 years in a variety of director roles with Adobe Systems, spanning the areas of Services, Customer Care, Technical Sales & Enablement and Services Operations. Most recently, he was Senior Director with Adobe Global Services, with responsibility for the strategy and direction of the $400m Global Services EMEA division. Colm holds a Bachelor of Financial Services from University College Dublin (UCD).

Eimer McGovern
Eimer McGovern
Chief Financial Officer

Eimer joined Fenergo in 2015 assuming responsibility for shaping its global financial strategy to capture profitable growth. With over 30 years’ industry experience, Eimer previously spent five years with Openet, the leading independent supplier of real-time BSS (business support systems) to communication providers, helping to grow the company into a €100m firm. Prior to this, Eimer served as Finance Director of The Electric Paper Company Limited and then as Chief Financial Officer of MindLeaders ThirdForce plc, a developer of educational software, following its acquisition of EP from 2003 to 2010. A chartered accountant, Eimer has also held various accounting positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1984 to 1989. She holds an honors degree in Commerce from University College Dublin, Ireland. 

Niall Twomey
Niall Twomey
CTO

As Chief Technology Officer for Fenergo, Niall has responsibility for technical strategy, design and architecture. Prior to working with Fenergo, Niall spent over 10 years working with leading IT and consulting houses in financial services product development and system integration roles at Barclays Capital, Fidelity Investments and Accenture. Niall holds an honors MBA from UCD, Smurfit Business School of Business Dublin and an honors degree in Business Information Systems from University College Cork.

Michele Shepard
Michele Shepard
Chief Revenue Officer

Michele joined Fenergo in July 2017 to spearhead Fenergo’s global sales and marketing organizations. Michele spent eight years with Vertafore, a leading provider of insurance enterprise software and information solutions, most recently serving as Chief Revenue Officer and Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. There she was responsible for managing $450m in annual revenues and $78m in annual new bookings. Prior to this, Michele spent 12 years with Gartner in a variety of positions, most recently in the capacity of Vice President of its Strategic Account Group, Global Financial Services. Michele holds qualifications in Organizational Leadership and Marketing / Marketing Management from New York University. She is also a Board Member and Strategic Advisor of voluntary groups such as Student Advocacy, Inc., StreetWise Partners and the Grace Institute.

Greg Watson
Greg Watson
Global Head of Sales

Greg joined Fenergo in 2017 to provide strategic assistance to Fenergo’s global sales organization. Prior to this, Greg worked for seven years with HSBC, most recently as a Managing Director & Global Head of the Client Management Group for the Global Banking & Markets division. In this role, Greg was responsible for building out a client-facing organization to manage client onboarding and due diligence, spanning the entire product set of GBM across 30+ countries. Greg was responsible for the definition and delivery of a standard operating model across onboarding, client due diligence and client exits, covering people, process and technology. In addition to this role, Greg has held several other positions within HSBC, including Global Head of Client Onboarding and COO for COBAM.

Previously, Greg worked in Private Equity, in Business / Product Management for UBS Investment Bank and in various IT and transformation roles for Centrica, Reuters and a management consultancy.

Brian Cahill
Brian Cahill
VP Client Solutions

As VP of Client Solutions, Brian is responsible for managing client acquisitions with a focus on functional governance. Brian is a highly experienced IT Executive with a proven international track record in delivering business change in the financial services industry. He brings to his role a strategic, commercially-aware client focus, built on in-depth technical and business knowledge. Prior to Fenergo, Brian held senior management positions with AIG Europe and AIB Group.

Joe Dunphy
Joe Dunphy
VP Product Management

Joe joined Fenergo in 2010 and is responsible for the overall delivery of product strategy and design across the Fenergo suite of applications. With a strong background in regulatory compliance solutions, Joe has deep banking and regulatory knowledge and maintains currency of knowledge in this ever-evolving industry by taking an active lead in Fenergo’s Client Advisory Boards and industry roundtables and forums. Prior to Fenergo, Joe spent four years working for Lloyds Banking Group and three years with Bank of Scotland (Ireland) Limited.  Joe holds a Master’s in Business Studies from UCD, Smurfit School of Business, a postgraduate Diploma in Business Systems Analysis and Bachelor of Commerce degree from National University of Ireland. 

Colin Sweeney
Colin Sweeney
VP of Client Operations

With 20 years’ industry experience, Colin joined Fenergo in 2014 and is currently responsible for the installation and support of the Fenergo Product both on Premise and within Cloud environments. Prior to Fenergo, Colin spent 10 years with CareWorks, a leading healthcare software company, most recently in the position of Director of Programme Management. He has also worked for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the capacity of Software Development Programme Manager, and has enjoyed prior industry experience with Intel, KPMG and ACC Bank. Colin holds an MBA from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), a Graduate Diploma in Computing and a Bachelor of Business Studies. Colin is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Fiona McLoughlin
Fiona McLoughlin
VP Marketing

With over 13 years’ industry experience, Fiona is responsible for planning and executing Fenergo’s global marketing strategy. Prior to this, Fiona was head of marketing for leading Irish technology companies Norkom Technologies, Helix Health, MindConnex Learning and was also an Associate Lecturer in Dublin City University’s Business School. She holds a Master’s degree in International Marketing from Dublin City University and is a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

Greg Casey
Greg Casey
VP Sales EMEA

Greg joined Fenergo in 2012 and is responsible for sales in mainland Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With over 30 years’ experience in the software sector in multiple roles, Greg brings a wealth of experience to his role in Fenergo. Most notably, Greg was a founder of eWare, a successful CRM company, which secured €35m in funding and was later sold to Computer Associates. He then went on to become VP Sales for Sage. Greg holds a BSc in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin.

Mick Furlong
Mick Furlong
VP Client Success, Americas

As VP of Client Success for the Americas, Mick is responsible for managing Fenergo client engagements with a focus on successful deliveries, functional governance and exceeding client expectations. Mick is a highly experienced executive with a proven international track record of delivering transformative business change in the financial services industry. Prior to Fenergo, Mick spent a decade in the Treasury and Liquidity management side of financial services, working with such institutions as Depfa Bank, Hypo Public Finance Bank and Hypo Real Estate Bank International. Mick holds a Bachelor of Commerce International degree from University College Dublin.

Andy Mantzios
Andy Mantzios
VP Client Success, APAC

As VP Client Success, Andy is responsible for managing Fenergo’s client engagements in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on best practice implementation that exceeds client expectations. Andy joined Fenergo in 2011 and has held a number of senior roles including Principal Consultant and Solution Architect with Fenergo. Over the last decade, Andy has cultivated deep technical, domain and delivery expertise, leading high performing engineering teams in delivering mission critical enterprise software solutions to some of the largest financial services firms in the world. Andy holds an MBA from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of Commerce in Commerce / Law from the University of South Africa.

John Brennan
John Brennan
VP Client Success, EMEA

As VP of Client Success for EMEA, John is responsible for managing Fenergo client engagements with a focus on successful deliveries, functional governance and exceeding client expectations.

John brings over 30 years’ financial services experience to Fenergo. He spent six years with UBS in a variety of IT roles, most recently as Executive Director, Head of Product Management for FRC MiFID II and IB Supervision. Other roles included Chief of Staff for Application Delivery, Head of FRC Vendor Management, Head of Investment Bank IT QA and Co-Head of Investment Bank IT for FICC, FXMM.

Prior to this tenure, John was COO of Cognotec, a global provider of leading-edge FX trading and connectivity solutions. During a 20-year career with Cognotec, John spanned a number of roles across both the technical and commercial sides of the business including Head of R&D, Innovation, Product Management, Product Marketing, Business Development and Software Development.

John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Science from University at Albany, SUNY. 

Liam Cuddy
Liam Cuddy
VP of Sales, Americas

Liam joined the team in 2015 as VP Sales for Americas. Liam has over 20 years’ experience in variety of sales roles in the financial services and fintech industries. Having originally worked in a risk management division for a US financial institution, Liam went on to become Director of Sales with Algorithmics, both before and after its acquisition by IBM. He was also a Director of Sales for QuIC Financial Technologies. Liam holds a Masters in Finance and Entrepreneurship from University of Notre Dame and a BA in Management and Asian Studies from Fairfield University. 

Brett Hodge
Brett Hodge
VP Sales, APAC 

Brett joined Fenergo in 2014 as VP of Sales for APAC to build out Fenergo’s footprint across Asia Pacific. With over 20 years’ experience in the fintech industry, Brett brings extensive experience to the role having worked as Manager of Asia for Avox for seven years and Regional Director of Algorithmics for nine years previous. Brett studied Marketing & Finance in Charles Sturt University and Applied Finance & Investment with FINSIA – the Securities Institute of Australia. 

Oliver White
Oliver White
VP Sales, UK

Oliver joined the team in March 2014. He joins Fenergo from Avox, where he spent eight years as Head of Sales for the UK. Prior to this, Oliver was Senior Account Manager with Alacra. With over 17 years’ experience in the banking industry, Oliver brings an in-depth knowledge of the market and a deep understanding of the issues facing financial institutions. 

Caroline Grant
Caroline Grant
VP Human Resources

Caroline joined Fenergo in April 2017 to lead the People and Culture strategy and to develop great, high-performing, customer-focused teams across the global business. With over 30 years’ experience, Caroline has cultivated an in-depth expertise of HR and change management practices. Her career has spanned several sectors including technology, financial services, retail and FMCG. Prior to joining Fenergo, Caroline provided change management consultancy to a number of organizations, including acquisition integration and cultural alignment programs. Previous to this, she was HR Director of Dell, UK and Ireland, where she partnered with business leaders to implement HR solutions, developing capabilities, productivity and engagement in support of business goals. She also spent 13 years as HR Director with Elizabeth Arden and Unilever, as well as a further nine years as HR Manager with Marks and Spencer. Caroline holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from University College Dublin. 

Laoise Murphy,
Laoise Murphy,
VP Software Development

As VP of Software Development, Laoise is responsible for driving Fenergo’s software engineering strategy and delivering engineering excellence and quality in the development of the Fenergo Core Product Suite. Laoise joined Fenergo after 7 years in Citibank where she was a Senior Vice President leading the delivery of Citi’s next-generation online and digital corporate banking applications. Prior to this, Laoise spent 14 years in the telecoms sector including 8 years as Senior Technical Manager with Avaya, a global leader in enterprise communications systems. Laoise holds an M.Sc. in Computing from Imperial College London and a B.A.(hons) in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) from Trinity College Dublin.

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