Co-Head of Europe & Partner, Oak Hill Advisors

Declan Tiernan

Declan Tiernan shares primary responsibility for managing the European operations of Oak Hill Advisors (‘OHA’), a leading alternative investment firm with approximately $57bn of assets under management. He is responsible for investment product development and client coverage, and is based in OHA’s London office. Mr. Tiernan serves on various firm committees, including the compliance and ESG committees.

Prior to joining OHA, he was Managing Director and head of alternative fund distribution at UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Tiernan previously held similar roles at Deutsche Bank and HSBC, where he was responsible for marketing structured and alternative credit products to European and Middle Eastern investors.

Declan graduated with First Class Honours in Mathematics and Physics and holds a Ph.D. from Queen’s University, Belfast, where he has also served as a Member of Senate and sat on the University’s Planning and Finance and Honorary Degrees Committees. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Ireland Funds Great Britain, and on the Finance Committee of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.