Channel Capital Cayman is an independent directorship service provider to global hedge and private equity funds and investment vehicles domiciled in the Cayman Islands. This expertise is available to help investment funds develop and improve their performance, and to help to strengthen governance. Our services are tailored to the needs of each board, and we provide oversight and related support services to help boards become more effective.
Our team of directors offers a comprehensive and objective service that covers the entire life cycle of a fund, from pre-launch to maturity. We provide an independent, experienced perspective to boards, offering strategic guidance while ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including anti-money laundering, tax transparency and other governance complexities.
Our approach is one of partnership where we aim to be responsive and flexible in order to bring value to our client relationships beyond a traditional governance role.
We can fulfil a variety of roles and functions including:
Independent directors for hedge funds, private equity funds, infrastructure funds, other investment holding companies and special purpose vehicles
Advisory board and committee member services
Assistance with economic substance requirements.
Our team of directors
With an unerring focus on fiduciary duty, we oversee the management of investor funds while striving to provide additional value for the fund managers and sponsors we work with. By sharing our knowledge of regulatory requirements, industry insights and best practices, our clients receive reliable assistance and the necessary support to maintain focus on their core business.
Our directors are highly experienced professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to the table. They understand the complexities associated with the management of funds and the expectations of investors and regulators, having spent decades of collective experience serving on fund boards. Each member of the team is regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
Executive Director, Channel Capital Cayman
Mark leads Channel Capital’s Cayman Islands office, providing fund governance and related services to offshore investment funds. He has served as a fund director for Cayman Islands and other offshore investment funds covering a wide range of hedge, private equity and infrastructure strategies as well as bespoke special purpose vehicles since 2008 and has been living in the Cayman Islands since 2005.
Mark is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants, the Cayman Islands Directors Association and the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Economics, both from the University of Queensland.
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Director, Channel Capital Cayman
Carl has been providing fund governance and related services to a variety of offshore investment funds since 2016.
As a senior member of our Cayman Islands office, Carl is responsible for providing fund governance and related services to offshore investment funds. Prior to joining Channel Capital Group in June 2021, Carl served as the Head of Fund Services at Catalyst Fund Administration and Intertrust Corporate Services where he oversaw the groups' fund administration business in the Cayman Islands. Carl was a senior manager at Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) from 2005 to 2016 after working as a financial controller and public accountant since 1996.
Carl is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants and a member of the Executive Committee and Treasurer of the Cayman Islands Directors Association. He is also a registered director pursuant to the Directors Registration and Licensing Act 2014.
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Fund Director, Channel Capital Cayman
Martin has been providing fund governance and related services to a variety of offshore investment funds since 2010.
Prior to joining Channel Capital Group in April 2023, Martin worked for the Maples Group where he served as an independent director for Cayman Islands and other offshore investment funds covering a wide range of hedge, private equity and infrastructure strategies. Martin was a Fiduciary Fund Manager from 2010 to 2017 at BNY Mellon Fund Management (Cayman) Limited where he provided fiduciary services as well as administration services to a large portfolio of Cayman unit trusts, hedge funds and funds of funds. Prior to that, Martin was a senior client accountant at CIBC Bank and Trust Company (Cayman) Limited after working as a senior tax consultant at KPMG Argentina from 2003 through 2007.
Martin graduated from Buenos Aires University as a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration from the International College of the Cayman Islands. He is a CFA charterholder, a qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner and a Certified ESG Analyst (CESGA) by the European Federation of Financial Fund Analysts Societies (“EFFAS”). Martin is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”), the Cayman Islands Directors’ association and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (“CIIPA”). Martin is also fluent in Spanish.
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Executive Director, Channel Capital Group
Katherine is a legally trained, financial services professional with extensive knowledge and experience in the funds management industry. For nearly three decades, Katherine has forged a strong track record in building and positioning investment management businesses for growth, maintaining accountability and developing quality client relationships. She was the former Head of Marketing and Client Services for Suncorp Investment Management Limited from 2004-2008, after which she occupied a similar role with Solaris Investment Management Limited from 2008 until co-founding Channel in 2013. Katherine also serves as a Director of our Responsible Entity, Channel Investment Management Limited, and holds directorships for other group-related entities.
Katherine holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Bond University.
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Why partner with us?
Create long-term value through a proactive team that brings significant and varied financial services experience to boards.
Cayman Islands and United Kingdom (via Channel Global Ltd) resident services.
- Independent Directors
- AML Officers
- AEOI Officers
We leverage the services and infrastructure of Channel Capital Group − 74 professionals across 6 offices globally.
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