Press Release - AIMA announces new Council, Board of Directors, and re-appointment of Chairman

Published: 26 September 2018

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The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for the alternative investment management industry, is pleased to announce the formation of its new Council, the Association’s global Board of Directors, and the re-appointment of its Chairman for the 2018-20 term with effect from 25th September.

The new Council comprises these individuals: 

Simon Lorne - Millennium Management (Chair)

Olwyn Alexander - PwC 
Andrew Bastow - AQR Capital Management 
Darcy Bradbury - DE Shaw & Co 
Paul Chadwick - Nanuk Asset Management 
Stuart Fiertz - Cheyne Capital Management 
Robyn Grew - Man Group PLC
Jack Inglis – AIMA (CEO)
Philippe Jordan - CFM LLP
Colin MacKay - Intertrust Corporate Services 
Jennifer Mernagh - Aberdeen Standard Investments
Angus Milne - TCI Fund Management 
Tim O’Brien - Pine River Capital Management 
Donna Rix - Citadel Investment Group 
Martin Pabari - CQS LLP 
Christopher Pearce - Marshall Wace Asia
Mark Shipman - Clifford Chance
Ryan Taylor - Brevan Howard Asset Management 
Karl Wachter - Magnetar Capital 
Michael Weinberg - Protégé Partners 
Danny Yong - Dymon Asia Capital 

We’d like to thank the following directors who have stepped down from Council for their valuable service: Linda Henry of EY, Han Ming Ho of Sidley Austin, Henry Smith of Maples & Calder and Philip Tye of HFL Advisors.

AIMA has also announced the following Chairs of its National Groups for the 2018-20 term: 

Australia
Dr Alastair Rew - AMP Capital Investors 
Canada
Belle Kaura - Third Eye Capital
Cayman 
Russell Burt - Marbury Fund Services
Hong Kong
Katherine Abrat - Arkkan Capital Management 
Japan
Ed Rogers - Rogers Investment Advisors
Singapore 
Ross Crawford - Millennium Management 

We’d like to thank the following former chairs who are stepping down for their valuable stewardship of AIMA’s activities in these countries:

Australia – Paul Chadwick of Nanuk Asset Management 
Canada - Michael Burns of McMillan LLP
Cayman – Colin MacKay of Intertrust Corporate Services 
Singapore – Han Ming Ho of Sidley Austin

AIMA Chairman, Simon Lorne, said:This is an important period for the Alternative Investment industry. I am honoured to be named as AIMA’s continuing Chair and I greatly anticipate collaborating with the leading firms and people who represent our industry around the world.

AIMA CEO, Jack Inglis, said:I look forward to collaborating with our new Board and National Groups. We are very fortunate at AIMA to have this continued excellent standard of support and guidance as we pursue the issues affecting our members and the wider Alternative Investment industry globally. I wish to thank our out-going Council directors and National Group Chairs on behalf of AIMA and our members. Their contribution has been invaluable, and their distinguished service will remain greatly appreciated.

Notes to Editors

AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,900 corporate members in over 60 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than $2 trillion in hedge fund or private credit assets. AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry. AIMA set up the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) to help firms focused in the private credit and direct lending space. The ACC currently represents over 100 members that manage $350 billion of private credit assets globally. AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors). For further information, please visit AIMA’s website, www.aima.org.

AIMA Media Contact
        
Aidan Stanley, Corporate Communications Manager
+44 (0)20 7822 8380
astanley@aima.org