Eoghainn joined Global Switch as Chief Legal Officer in 2020 bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in the legal sector.
Prior to joining Global Switch, Eoghainn worked as a Managing Director in the Legal department at Goldman Sachs in London with coverage responsibilities for the EMEA Investment Banking Division. Eoghainn has extensive experience in legal risk oversight and management; execution of equity and debt capital market transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, rights issues, ABOs and block trades, pre-IPO private placements, bonds and cross-border M&A.
Before this, he trained and worked at Linklaters, a global law firm, working in the London, New York and Sao Paulo offices.
Eoghainn holds an MA in Spanish from Edinburgh University and his Law Society Finals exam was attained at the Lancaster Gate College of Law.
In his role as Chief Legal Officer, Eoghainn plays a key part in tasks relating to the growth and expansion of the business. He advises the Board and senior management on major legal and regulatory issues across Europe and Asia-Pacific and fulfils Company Secretary responsibilities ensuring the efficient administration of the company, particularly with regard to compliance and governance. Eoghainn is also a member of the Executive Committee.