Independent Non-Executive Director & Consultant, Owner, Athena
Adrian is a highly respected professional in the investment industry with nearly 30 years experience. He is a Non-Executive Director (NED) to a number of investment funds in different jurisdictions following diverse investment strategies and also runs his own consultancy business, Athena Consulting Ltd, advising firms on various operational aspects of establishing and running an investment business. Adrian was previously the COO of Charlemagne Capital, a boutique investment manager where he oversaw the operations across multiple offices.
Adrian has lengthy experience of sitting on the board of a UK listed company. In addition he has acted as chairman of investment funds as well as sitting on audit, and risk and governance committees.
He is a vocal advocate for improving corporate governance standards and diversity within the asset management industry. In particular. He believes that the transparency surrounding disclosure of directors background, conflict of interests and their true independence in Offering Memorandums is an area which needs to be addressed urgently. Adrian firmly believes that investors deserve to have all the relevant information and the tone is set from the board down.