Aima appoints new council directors

Handshake 3The Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima), the global hedge fund industry body, has appointed two new directors to the Aima Council, its global governing body.

The new directors will be Martin Pabari, chief operating officer at global multi-strategy asset management firm, CQS, and Fiona Carpenter, who is partner at EY.

The appointments increase the size of the Aima Council to 15 members, including senior practitioners at hedge fund manager firms and service providers. Aima's Council is comprised of members from across the Asia Pacific region, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas.

Kathy Casey, Aima chair, is a former commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission and now a senior adviser with Patomak Global Partners and a non-executive board director of HSBC Holdings.

Aima has over 1,400 corporate members worldwide who administer a combined $1.5 trillion (€1.2 trillion) in assets (as of March 2014).

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