AIMA Names Millennium's Lorne as Council Chairman

Sep 27 2016 | 10:30pm ET

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has appointed a new chairman and a new AIMA Council, the group that serves as the association’s global board of directors.

Taking over from departing AIMA chair and former SEC commissioner Kathleen Casey is Simon Lorne, vice chairman and chief legal officer at Millennium Management. Casey was named chair in September 2012.

AIMA also announced four new additions to the association’s council: Robyn Grew, chief administrative officer and GC, Man Group; Han Ming Ho, partner, Sidley Austin; Ryan Taylor, partner and global head of compliance, Brevan Howard Asset Management; and Michael Weinberg, senior managing director, chief investment strategist, Protégé Partners.

The association’s council, who will serve from September 2016 to September 2018, is comprised of the following industry professionals: 

  • Simon Lorne, Millennium Management 
  • Jack Inglis, AIMA
  • Olwyn Alexander, PwC
  • Andrew Bastow, AQR Capital Managements (Europe)
  • Fiona Carpenter, EY
  • Stuart Fiertz, Cheyne Capital Management (UK)
  • Robyn Grew, Man Group
  • Han Ming Ho, Sidley Austin
  • Tim O’Brien, Pine River Capital Management
  • Martin Pabari, CQS (UK)
  • Christopher Pearce, Marshall Wace Asia
  • Henry Smith, Maples and Calder
  • Ryan Taylor, Brevan Howard Asset Management
  • Philip Tye, HFL Advisors
  • Karl Wachter, Magnetar Capital
  • Michael Weinberg, Protégé Partners

AIMA also announced that Eva Sanchez of Citadel Europe and Choo San Yeoh of Albourne Partners are also stepping down from the council.

“I’m honored to be named as AIMA’s chair at this important time in our industry’s evolution,” said Lorne in a statement. “I look forward to working with the outstanding firms and individuals who are the global face of our industry as we work together to best serve the interests of our individual and institutional investors around the world.”

AIMA is a global alternative investment industry association with 1,700+ corporate members in more than 50 countries. It is the co-founder of the well-known Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation, and its manager members collectively manage more than $1.5 trillion in assets worldwide. 

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