THOMAS WAS A FOUNDING PARTNER AND FOR 10 YEARS THE CO-CEO OF KBC Financial Products ("KBC FP"), A GLOBAL FINANCIAL COMPANY TRADING IN DERIVATIVES FOR ITS OWN BOOKS AS WELL AS FOR CLIENTS. KBC FP WAS FORMED IN 1999 AFTER A SPIN-OFF OF THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS BUSINESS FROM D. E. SHAW, WHERE MR KOROSSY WAS A PARTNER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS GLOBAL DERIVATIVES BUSINESS. IN 2001 MR KOROSSY WAS ALSO ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF KBC FP’S SISTER COMPANY, KBC Alternative Investment Management ("KBC AIM"), A RELATIVE VALUE HEDGE FUND MANAGER. PRIOR TO D. E. SHAW HE WORKED FOR FIVE YEARS AT CITIBANK IN HONG KONG AND LONDON, RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ASIAN AND EUROPEAN EQUITY DERIVATIVES BUSINESSES RESPECTIVELY. HE BEGAN HIS CAREER IN 1988 AT COMMERZBANK IN FRANKFURT AS A DERIVATIVES TRADER, AND MOVED TO LONDON TO WORK AT JAMES CAPEL AND LATER AT BZW. MR KOROSSY, A GERMAN NATIONAL, GRADUATED WITH A MASTERS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DIPLOM-WIRTSCHAFTSINGENIEUR) FROM THE UNIVERSITY KARLSRUHE, GERMANY.
CARLO WORKED FOR 10 YEARS AT KBC FINANCIAL PRODUCTS (“KBC FP”) IN HONG KONG, TOKYO AND LONDON WHERE HE SERVED AS GLOBAL HEAD OF TRADING, BEFORE TAKING OVER AS CIO FOR KBC ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (“KBC AIM”) IN 2006. MR GEORG WAS ONE OF THE SENIOR MANAGERS TRANSFERRING TO KBC FP, WHICH WAS FORMED IN 1999 AFTER A SPIN-OFF OF THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS BUSINESS FROM D. E. SHAW, WHERE HE SET UP THE HONG KONG OFFICE AND WAS HEAD OF TRADING FOR ASIA AND JAPAN. PRIOR TO D. E. SHAW HE WORKED FOR FIVE YEARS AT CITIBANK, FIRST IN MILAN AS A HEAD EQUITY DERIVATIVES TRADER ON THE EUROPEAN DESK AND LATER AS HEAD OF THE ASIAN EQUITY DERIVATIVES BUSINESS IN HONG KONG. MR GEORG'S CAREER IN THE FINANCIAL MARKETS BEGAN AT DIAGRAM S.A., PARIS IN 1990 AS A CONSULTANT FOR DERIVATIVES TRADING AND RISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS. MR GEORG, WHO IS A LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL, GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KARLSRUHE, GERMANY, WITH A MASTERS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (‘DIPLOM-INFORMATIKER’).
IAIN IS A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT WITH 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. AT PARIS CAPITAL HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OPERATIONS, FINANCE, COMPLIANCE, REGULATORY, LEGAL, HR AND GENERAL BUSINESS MATTERS. PRIOR TO JOINING PARIS CAPITAL IN NOVEMBER 2014 HE SPENT FIVE YEARS AS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR REECH AIM PARTNERS, AN ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT GROUP WITH SUBSIDIARIES IN THE UK, SINGAPORE, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND AND LUXEMBOURG. MR COLLETT JOINED REECH FROM DELOITTE LLP, WHERE HE WAS A SENIOR MANAGER IN THE LONDON OFFICE AND WORKED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY. PRIOR TO 2006, MR COLLETT SPENT FOUR YEARS WITH DELOITTE IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS PROVIDING SERVICES TO OFFSHORE MUTUAL FUNDS. WHILE WITH DELOITTE HE PROVIDED AUDIT AND ADVISORY SERVICES TO A HIGH PROFILE PORTFOLIO OF HEDGE FUNDS AND FUND MANAGERS. THIS INCLUDED ADVICE ON FINANCIAL REPORTING UNDER VARIOUS STANDARDS; CAYMAN LEGISLATION; SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS REVIEWS; FCA, COMPLIANCE AND OTHER REGULATORY MATTERS. MR COLLETT HOLDS A BSC (HONS) IN PHYSICS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK.
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