PARTNERS

A New Paradigm in Governance

Geoff Ruddick

Geoff Ruddick, CFA, CPA, CA, FICA, Acc. Dir, is a partner of Paradigm Governance Partners, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry, and serves as a director on the boards of alternative investment funds and special purpose vehicles. Mr. Ruddick is a Canadian Chartered Accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, a member and fellow of the International Compliance Association, a member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants, a founding member of both the Cayman Islands Directors Association and the Recovery & Insolvency Specialists (Cayman) Association, and holds the Accredited Director designation granted by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada. He is a Professional Director registered pursuant to the Cayman Islands Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014.

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Geoff Ruddick

Geoff Ruddick, CFA, CPA, CA, FICA, Acc. Dir., is a partner of Paradigm Governance Partners, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry, and serves as a director on the boards of alternative investment funds and special purpose vehicles. Mr. Ruddick is a Canadian Chartered Accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, a member and fellow of the International Compliance Association, a member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants, a founding member of both the Cayman Islands Directors Association and the Recovery & Insolvency Specialists (Cayman) Association, and holds the Accredited Director designation granted by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada. He is a Professional Director registered pursuant to the Cayman Islands Directors Registration and Licensing Law, 2014.

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Nic Corsetti

Nic Corsetti, CFA, CPA, is a partner of Paradigm Governance Partners Limited, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry. He has worked in the financial services sector for more than 20 years, and currently acts as a professional director for clients including investment funds and non-bank holding companies. Previously, Mr. Corsetti was the General Manager of EFG Bank, Cayman Branch and a Director of EFG Wealth Management (Cayman) Ltd. In this joint role, Mr. Corsetti managed a team of 19 employees while also providing banking and investment advisory services to a book of clients that he introduced to EFG.

Glenn Kennedy

Glenn Kennedy, BA, LLB, is a partner and General Counsel of Paradigm Governance Partners Limited, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry. He serves as an advisor to Cayman Islands investment funds and their boards and managers on corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters. Mr. Kennedy holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Manitoba, Canada. His primary experience and focus is in business law and investment funds.

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Glenn Kennedy

Glenn Kennedy, BA, LLB, is a partner of Paradigm Governance Partners Limited, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry. He serves as an advisor and board member to Cayman Islands investment funds and their boards and managers on corporate governance and compliance matters. Mr. Kennedy holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Manitoba, Canada. His primary experience and focus is in business law and investment funds.

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Leo Kassam

Leo Kassam, CA is a Senior Advisor of Paradigm Governance Partners Limited, a Cayman Islands based provider of independent director services, distressed fund and value recovery services, family office outsourced financial reporting services and AML compliance services. Mr. Kassam has worked in the financial services sector for more than 20 years with extensive experience in hedge fund operations as well as audit. Mr. Kassam spent 14 years at MUFG Investor Services (formerly UBS Fund Services), a fund administration firm with over $400 billion in AuA, where he was the Global Head of Operations and Deputy Chief Operating Officer. He had responsibility for core daily operating activities for hedge fund and fund of hedge fund clients around the globe with emphasis on operational efficiency and direct responsibility for 130 staff. He was also in charge of client onboarding and data governance.

Laura McGeever

Laura McGeever, FCIS is a Fund Services Manager at Paradigm Governance Partners, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry. Ms. McGeever is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (FCIS), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and holds the Accredited Director designation granted by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada.

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Laura McGeever

Laura McGeever a Fund Services Manager at Paradigm Governance Partners, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry. Ms. McGeever is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (FCIS), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and holds the Accredited Director designation granted by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada.

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Jessica Lopez

Jessica Lopez is a Client Accountant/Administrator at Paradigm Governance Partners, a Cayman Islands based provider of governance and fiduciary services to the investment funds industry.
Prior to joining Paradigm, Jessica worked at KPMG Cayman Islands where she worked as an Assistant Accountant with the Insurance and Enterprise audit practice. During this time, she worked on some of the island’s largest enterprise companies as well as taking the lead in various captive audits.