Aima appoints chair to investor steering committee

Chairmans roomThe Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima), a global hedge fund group, has appointed a new chair and deputy chair of its investor steering committee, Michelle McGregor-Smith and Kurt Silberstein. Michelle McGregor-Smith, chief executive at British Airways Pension Investment Management, is the new chair. Her deputy is Kurt Silberstein, managing director, alternative investments, at Ascent Private Capital Management. McGregor-Smith is an adviser to the investment committee of the Health Foundation, a UK based charity, and a member of the UK Advisory Council of the CFA Institute. The investor steering committee is a group of institutional investors that undertakes educational initiatives and provides practical guidance within Aima. It includes more than 20 institutional investor members – pension funds, endowments and sovereign wealth funds – which collectively manage over $800 billion (€585.3 billion) in assets. ©2013 funds europe

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