Corporate Banking - Meet the Team
Head of Corporate Banking
Over Fiona’s ten years in Rabobank, she has been responsible for building the corporate banking business in Ireland with a specific focus on the Food and Agri sector. Fiona has extensive experience across all banking products groups with a particular focus on the more strategic banking products such as advising client’s on complex acquisition financings, their capital markets options or innovative off balance sheet working capital solutions.
Prior to joining Rabobank, Fiona worked as an Associate Director with Goodbody Corporate Finance for 7 years gaining significant corporate finance experience including advice on mergers, acquisitions, disposals, equity fundraisings, company valuations, strategic reviews and Initial Public Offerings.
Fiona commenced her career in KPMG where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and a Diploma in Professional Accounting from Smurfit Business School as well as completing a number of Executive Leadership programmes from Harvard Business School and Ashridge Business School, London.
Telephone +353 1 607 6209
Suzanne Whelan is a senior manager in the Rabobank Corporate Banking team in Ireland. Suzanne joined Rabobank in 1998 and in her 17 years service as a Relationship Manager has developed extensive knowledge of a wide range of products; some of Suzanne’s specialities include Trade Commodity Finance and Renewable Energy Project Finance. Suzanne has significant experience working on a diverse portfolio of large cap international clients (US, South Africa, UK, Europe) as well as large and mid cap Irish clients. Suzanne’s relationship management roles have always focussed on origination and execution of transactions combined with a strong willingness to build solid client relationships.
Suzanne has worked in the banking industry for 18 years and previously held posts with Chase Manhattan Bank and Bank of Ireland. Suzanne holds an MSc Economics & Finance degree from University of Wales, Cardiff and an MBA from UCD Smurfit Business School.
Telephone +353 1 607 6147
Kevin joined the Rabobank Group in 2001 and worked in a number of roles/various positions before joining the Corporate Banking team in 2014. Kevin has responsibility for managing relationships with large corporate clients in a range of sectors within the food and agriculture industry.
Kevin has broad experience across all of Rabobank’s products. Kevin holds a Bachelor Degree in Business.
Telephone +353 1 6076135
Brian has over 20 years of banking experience, having worked previously for Allied Irish Bank and Permanent TSB in retail and commercial banking roles. Brian joined the Rabobank Group in 2001, initially working for ACCBank as a Team Leader in the Business Banking Dublin division. In 2009 Brian joined the Rabobank Corporate Banking team, and currently has responsibility for a portfolio of large & midcap food and agri clients. Brian has always worked in client facing roles, and brings strong relationship management skills to his client portfolio.
Telephone +353 1 607 6105