Christina Bodden and Colin Nicholson have been appointed co-directors of the Hedge Fund Association’s Cayman Islands Chapter.
They will direct the associaton’s local member events and educational programs and contribute to the organization’s global mission of increasing transparency, accelerating business and professional development and fostering greater trust in alternative investments, the association said.
Christina Bodden is a partner in the Investment Funds Group of Maples and Calder, where she specializes in the structuring of private equity funds and advising on the related downstream transactions. Ms Bodden, a co-founder of the Cayman Islands location of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, also advises on the structuring and ongoing operation of all aspects of investment funds.
Colin Nicholson is a partner in the Alternative Investments practice of KPMG in the Cayman Islands and the head of Learning and Development for the firm.
Mr. Nicholson is a Canadian Chartered Accountant, CPA (Illinois), and a CFA Charter holder. He serves on the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants Executive Council and Public Practice Committee. He has 15 years of professional experience with offshore alternative investment and private wealth management clients.
“We thank both Christina and Colin for stepping up to lead for the hedge fund industry in the Cayman Islands,” said Ron Geffner, vice president of the association. “Their efforts will result in new opportunities and a stronger voice for HFA members in the Caribbean region and around the globe.”