Siobhan joined Gerard Daniels as a Principal in January 2023. She is a Chartered Account and brings a wealth of diverse experience, having spent much of her career working with a leading global investment bank and "Big 4” accounting firms.
In previous senior and executive roles, Siobhan has acquired a deep knowledge of the financial services and banking industries, and significant exposure to leadership, business management, accounting, auditing and assurance. She has previous experience reporting directly into senior management including a Chairman, CEO and COO, and maintains an extensive executive network across many sectors.
Siobhan prides herself on surpassing people’s expectations, conducting herself and promoting the highest level of integrity. This approach has often attracted the attention of colleagues and superiors, and allowed her to quickly earn their respect.
- In 2009 Siobhan was awarded the UBS APAC Investment Bank President’s Thank You Award for “Making it Happen”.
- Siobhan was hand-picked in 2011 by the UBS Chief Operating Officer, to take part in the Financial Executive Institute (FEI) mentoring program.
- In 2015 she was later chosen for the UBS Advance Leadership Program, targeting high achieving females within the investment bank a program sponsored by the Global Investment Banking CEO.
- In 2020 Siobhan was appointed as the first employee of Poynton Stavrianou, entrusted with managing the start-up phase for this new, but now thriving business.
A true people person, Siobhan thrives on regular client interaction. She also enjoys positively impacting organisational culture and shareholder value by placing the right candidates.
- Siobhan seeks adventure and enjoys immersing herself in other cultures. Through her travels, Siobhan has summited Mt Kilimanjaro, trekked to Everest Base Camp, and survived a hippo attack in Botswana.
- Siobhan is also passionate about sports. She considers running with her sporting idol, Cathy Freeman, as a teenager; competing in State and National Sailing Championships; and completing a 145km cycling event – having only trained, and owned a road bike for two months prior – as personal achievements.