Press release: AIMA announces new Council (Board of Directors), and re-appointment of Chair

Published: 14 September 2022

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for alternative asset managers, is pleased to announce the directors of our governing body, the AIMA Council, for the 2022-2024 term with effect from today, September 14th.

AIMA is also pleased to confirm that Magnetar Capital’s Karl Wachter will be re-appointed for another two-year term as chair of the board. Karl has served on the AIMA Council since 2014.

2022-2024 AIMA Council:

Karl Wachter

Magnetar Capital (Chair)


Jack Inglis AIMA Chief Executive Officer


Katherine Abrat Arkkan Capital   
Rosie Reynolds Aspect Capital   
Andrew Fong     Balyasny Asset Management New
Ryan Taylor Brevan Howard Asset Management  
Helene Glotzer Bridgewater Associates New 
Phillippe Jordan CFM  
Donna Rix Citadel  
Matthias Feldmann Clifford Chance New
Declan O Sullivan Dechert New
Robyn Grew Man Group  
Jon May

Marshall Wace Asset Management

Russell Burt Marbury Fund Services  
Simon Lorne Millennium Management  
Eduard van Gelderen     PSP Investments  
Joe Wiggins PwC New
Angus Milne TCI Fund Management  
Belle Kaura Third Eye Capital New
Tom Barton Trovio Group New
Matthew Siano Two Sigma Investments New

The following have stepped down from the AIMA Council:

Jennifer Mernagh                   abrdn

Mark Shipman                        Clifford Chance  
Mark Browne                          Clerkin Lynch  
Michael Weinberg                  Independent Fund Director  
Paul Chadwick                        Nanuk Asset Management  
Olwyn Alexander                    PwC  

AIMA CEO Jack Inglis said: “AIMA's strong and diverse global Council has been pivotal to the success of AIMA in defining our strategy and guiding our priorities to best serve our membership. The challenges of the current geopolitical, regulatory, and commercial environments require our leadership to be stronger than ever to effectively represent our industry. I am delighted to announce that this will continue with our new Council members, and I welcome them in joining our sustained drive to best represent our members and the wider alternative investment industry. I also wish to pay tribute to our out-going board members on behalf of AIMA and our members for their invaluable contribution and service.”

AIMA Chair Karl Wachter said: “We are entering a critical period for the alternative investment industry, including significant headwinds for all of us to navigate. I am honoured to have been reappointed as AIMA’s chair and look forward to collaborating closely with the leading firms and people who represent our industry around the world."

About AIMA

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with around 2,100 corporate members in over 60 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than US$2.5tn in hedge fund and private credit assets. AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes, and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry. For more details go to