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Sean Tuffy Senior Vice President, Investor Services


Sean Tuffy is the Head of Strategy for Europe and Asia at Brown Brothers Harriman. In this capacity, Sean leads a team responsible for formulating and implementing BBH’s strategy in Europe and Asia. He also oversees the firm’s global Regulatory Intelligence team, which analyzes and articulates the impact of the global market and regulatory developments of strategic interest to the firm and its clients.

Based in Dublin, Ireland, Sean has nearly 20 years of experience in the cross-border fund industry. He joined BBH in 2006, prior to which he worked at State Street Corporation in Boston and Dublin.

Sean is an active participant in industry groups that include the Irish Funds, International Securities Lending Association and the Association of Global Custodians. Sean is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and appears regularly in the financial press discussing the impact of global regulations and developments in the asset management industry.

Sean has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Mary Washington College.

Market Commentary - 22 files

2017 Regulatory Field Guide January 2017

Your resource for the latest thinking on key regulatory developments in the coming year and beyond.

PRIIPs: Turbulence Ahead January 2017

A series of delays and disagreements have resulted in a bumpy ride for the implementation of PRIIPs.

Cross-border 2025: The Rise of Hong Kong December 2016

Brown Brothers Harriman conducted a survey of global asset managers on Hong Kong's future as a cross-border fund domicile and the potential implications for UCITS in the region. The results suggest the industry is bullish on the future for ...

UCITS at a Glance August 2016

Everything you need to know about the preeminent cross-border fund framework.

UCITS: State of the Framework August 2016

With nearly €8 trillion in assets, UCITS is clearly still the leading cross-border fund product, but does it still have the brand recognition that it once had?

2016 Regulatory Field Guide January 2016

BBH experts share their insights into the key regulatory developments that will have the greatest impact for asset managers in the year ahead – and beyond.