Key People


Ciaran McNamara

Ciaran McNamara is co-founder and Managing Director of Signature Capital Limited. He was previously a director of Investec Bank (Ireland) Ltd and Gandon Capital Markets plc and has 25 years’ experience in investment banking and real estate investment. He is a civil/structural engineering honours graduate of University College Dublin.

Enda Woods

Enda Woods is a co-founder and Director of Signature Capital Limited. He was previously Head of the Property Investment division with Investec Bank (Ireland) Ltd. He has 20 years’ experience in financing and structuring Irish, UK, US and European real estate investments. He is a graduate of University College Dublin and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Alan Hynes

Alan Hynes is a Director of Signature Asset Management. Alan joined Signature Capital in 2011 having spent most of his career working in real estate investment. He has extensive experience in identifying, acquiring and asset managing commercial property investments across the UK and Europe. Alan holds an honours degree in Business & Finance.

Laurence Doyle

Laurence Doyle is a Director and Signature Capital Group’s Chief Financial Officer. He is a qualified accountant and formerly Financial Controller with Treasury Holdings Ireland. Laurence has 16 years real estate experience and is a Graduate of University College Cork.

Richard Donnelly

Richard Donnelly has been with Signature capital since 2006 and is in charge of investor relations and capital raising. He previously worked with KBC Private Bank and holds a BA in Mathematics & Economics and an MSc in Investment and Treasury from Dublin City University. He is also a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA).

Tom O’Connor

Tom O’Connor is a non- executive director of Signature Capital Limited. He is also a consultant with Maples and Calder Solicitors and is widely recognised as one of the most experienced real estate lawyers in his field with an extensive network of clients and intermediaries both in Ireland and overseas. A graduate of University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Civil Law Degree, Tom is frequently cited in various international publications as one of Ireland’s best known and leading commercial real estate lawyers. He is director and chairman of H & M Hennes & Mauritz (Ireland) Limited, a director of AIB Alpha Japan Fund Pte. Limited and AIB MT Fund Asia Pte. Limited. Tom is involved in a number of charitable/educational organisations and is a director of the UCD Foundation.


Ingo Arlt

Ingo Arlt joined Signature in 2010 and works on the German asset management team. A qualified Property Manager (IHK), Ingo has 10 years of experience in different functions in the real- estate business. Ingo previously worked with GRAVIS as a director and head of asset management and has recently completed his studies in Real Estate Economics (VWA).

Gunnar Kenk

Gunnar Kenk has been the Finance Manager with Signature Capital in Germany since 2008. He holds a degree in Macro Economics from Humboldt Universität zu in Berlin. Prior to joining Signature, Gunnar worked as an accountant with two other Berlin based companies.

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