Colm became CEO of Kilcullen Investment Management in early 2015 with the objective of developing and launching a Private Equity Investment Fund with a strategy to invest in global hospitality assets – the Global Village Fund. Colm has 20+ years’ management experience in the Drinks, Leisure Retail, Licenced Trade and Hospitality industries gained in Ireland and the UK.
After starting his career in leisure retailing and licensed premises with Bass Plc, Colm went on to hold senior finance and leadership team roles at Horizon Technology Group Plc, Diageo Plc, Choice Hotels Ireland Group and most recently the Mercantile Entertainment Group. Colm has operated at CFO level for the past 10 years and has built up extensive experience in restructuring companies and turning around under-performing businesses in the SME sector. Colm has an MBA from UCD’s Smurfit Business School and a degree in Business & Economics from Trinity College Dublin. In addition to being CEO of Kilcullen Investment Management, Colm is a Partner in Kilcullen Kapital Partners and is a non-Executive Director of Irish Pubs Global Federation.