Speaker Series

The Award for Outstanding Contribution to Finance was established in 2015 to mark the fund’s 5th anniversary. The award seeks to acknowledge the achievements of a business leader or academic who has inspired and contributed to the education of our fund’s membership. As a recipient of this award, we acknowledge the phenomenal work they have done in their specialist area, and their decision to make this work public, for the enjoyment and learning of students across the globe. The Trinity Student Managed Fund has been an example for student investment funds across the UK and Ireland. In accepting this award, they acknowledge the importance of students in the future of the world economy.

Denis O’Brien

Founder and Owner of Digicell

Rupal Bhansali

Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of Ariel Investments’ international and global equity strategies

Annie Duke

Author, corporate speaker, and consultant in the decision-making space.

Anne Richards

CEO of Fidelity

John O’Farrell

General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz(a16z)

Bill Browder

Founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management

Jim Rogers

American Economist and Financial Commentator

Burton Malkeil

American economist and writer

Joshua Pearl

Author - "Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions"

Joshua Rosenbaum

Managing Director - RBC Capital Markets

Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen

Founder & Managing Partner - Nova Partners Capital

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Chairperson & M.D. - Biocon LTD, Chairperson - India Institute of Management

Aswath Damodaran

Professor of Finance - Stern School of Business, New York University

Governor Howard Dean

Former Chair - Democratic National Committee (DNC)

Brian Sullivan

Anchor - CNBC's “Worldwide Exchange ”

Fahmi Quadir

Founder & Chief Investment Officer - Safkhet Capital

David Swensen

Former CIO - Yale University

James Rickards

Author - Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis

Patrick Lynch

Founder - First Circle

Mohnish Pabrai

Founder & Managing Partner - Pabrai Investments Funds, Founder & CEO - Dhandho Funds, Author - The Dhandho Investor and Mosaic: Perspective

Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland