The Covid-19 Organisation

By The Covid-19 Organisation, Apr 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Organisations, regardless of the industry they are in, are currently facing headwinds they have not previously experienced....

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Patrick Woods

As Head of Commercial Development, Patrick Woods is responsible for managing the implementation of all strategic business development initiatives on behalf of the prospects and clients of Avida. Having commenced his career lecturing in Economics at the Dundalk Institute of Technology Business School, Patrick joined Standard Life’s Irish investment team in Edinburgh in the mid-1990s, initially as Economist and Equities analyst. Over the subsequent decade, he went on to manage multi-asset portfolios joining the organisation’s global asset allocation committee. Following this, Patrick was tasked with establishing the organisation in Europe. He achieved considerable success, with the firm becoming a leading asset manager in the Dutch institutional marketplace. More recently, he was responsible for the management and development of key relationships incorporating clients in North America and Scandinavia.

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Posts by Patrick Woods

Patrick Woods

Opportunities In Lockdown

Jun 25, 2020 2:24:38 PM

All around us for the past three months we have seen examples of individuals ...

Patrick Woods

Message To A Customer

Jun 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Like many of you I suspect, I have become more conscious of risk. At the outset ...

Patrick Woods

The Shape Of Recovery

Jun 9, 2020 11:32:53 AM

There is considerable ongoing debate concerning the nature of the economic ...

Patrick Woods

Thinking About Pension Funds

Jun 4, 2020 1:59:50 PM

Whilst they may not have attracted as much news attention as their sponsors, ...

Patrick Woods

Planning For Business As Usual

Jun 2, 2020 2:18:13 PM

If, like me, you “enjoy” your politics then recently there has been much to be ...

Patrick Woods

Be Careful Not To Become Over-Committed To Commitment

May 26, 2020 12:31:02 PM

We all place considerable emphasis on commitment. We work hard to confirm our ...

Patrick Woods

Eavesdropping On Webinars

May 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

I am a member of a management consultancy focused on the financial industry. I ...

Patrick Woods

The Old Normal Strikes Back

May 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

So, we are entering the next stage in the battle against COVID-19. Whilst we ...

Patrick Woods

Meeting Matters

May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Having spent almost three decades in the financial industry, I have met with ...


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