Adrian Mullett

Background

Adrian’s background is in analysing high growth technology firms from start-up to scale up. He was Senior Research Analyst at Daon, a security software firm. Subsequently, he was Head of Technology Sector at Bank of Ireland and a Vice President at Deutsche Bank’s Global Venture Debt Group.

Adrian has a BA in History & Politics from University College Dublin (UCD), a Postgraduate Diploma in Technology and Business from UCD Smurfit Business School and an MA in Politics from Queens University Belfast. He has an MBA from Trinity College, Dublin, a Diploma in Financial Management (DipFM) from the ACCA and has completed the Professional Banker examinations at The Institute of Banking/UCD.

He is currently studying for a PhD in international business at Trinity College, Dublin. His PhD topic is on the growth strategies of technology sector firms.

Areas of interest 

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Technology Life Cycles
  • State Development Agencies and Banks
  • Corporate Strategy

Industry Activity

  • Research Projects: Led two university/Bank of Ireland research projects into funding and trends in the technology sector.
  • University: Currently serve on University College Dublin’s Alumni Advisory Group, advising on student recruitment and deepening UCD’s partnerships with the private sector
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Professional Body Membership

  • Licentiate of Institute of Banking, Ireland