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AIMA announces new Council (Board of Directors), and re-appointment of Chair

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Opalesque Industry Update - The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for alternative asset managers, announced the directors of its governing body, the AIMA Council, for the 2022-2024 term with effect from September 14th.

AIMA also confirmed that Magnetar Capital's Karl Wachter will be re-appointed for another two-year term as chair of the board. Karl has served on the AIMA Council since 2014.

2022-2024 AIMA Council:

Karl Wachter - Magnetar Capital (Chair)

Jack Inglis - AIMA Chief Executive Officer

Katherine Abrat - Arkkan Capital

Rosie Reynolds - Aspect Capital

Andrew Fong - Balyasny Asset Management (New)

Ryan Taylor - Brevan Howard Asset Management

Helene Glotzer - Bridgewater Associates (New)

Phillippe Jordan - CFM

Donna Rix - Citadel

Matthias Feldmann - Clifford Chance (New)

Declan O Sullivan - Dechert (New)

Robyn Grew - Man Group

Jon May - Marshall Wace Asset Management

Russell Burt - Marbury Fund Services

Simon Lorne - Millennium Management

Eduard van Gelderen - PSP Investments

Joe Wiggins - PwC (New)

Angus Milne - TCI Fund Management

Belle Kaura - Third Eye Capital (New)

Tom Barton - Trovio Group (New)

Matthew Siano - Two Sigma Investments

The following have stepped down from the AIMA Council:

Jennifer Mernagh - abrdn

Mark Shipman - Clifford Chance

Mark Browne - Clerkin Lynch

Michael Weinberg - Independent Fund Director

Paul Chadwick - Nanuk Asset Management

Olwyn Alexander - PwC

AIMA CEO Jack Inglis said: "AIMA's strong and diverse global Council has been pivotal to the success of AIMA in defining our strategy and guiding our priorities to best serve our membership. The challenges of the current geopolitical, regulatory, and commercial environments require our leadership to be stronger than ever to effectively represent our industry. I am delighted to announce that this will continue with our new Council members, and I welcome them in joining our sustained drive to best represent our members and the wider alternative investment industry. I also wish to pay tribute to our out-going board members on behalf of AIMA and our members for their invaluable contribution and service."

AIMA Chair Karl Wachter said: "We are entering a critical period for the alternative investment industry, including significant headwinds for all of us to navigate. I am honoured to be named as AIMA's continuing chair and look forward to collaborating closely with the leading firms and people who represent our industry around the world."

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