VAM Funds' Directors

Peter de Putron
Chairman
Founder of the VAM Group, Peter is the Chairman of VAM Funds which he established in 2001. He has over 30 years’ management and field experience in the financial services industry. Peter has an impressive history of developing successful financial services businesses, including management and trust companies as well as a global fund distribution company. Previously, he established a financial advisory company which grew into one of the largest independent brokerages in the industry.

James Cripps
Non-Executive Director
James is an experienced director of investment companies, who retired in 2013 after 25 years as a partner in Slaughter and May, which he joined from law school in 1978. His legal practice concentrated on investment management, including mergers and acquisitions involving investment management and the launch and distribution of retail and institutional collective investment vehicles, and investment products in a wide variety of jurisdictions.

Benoni Dufour
Non-Executive Director
Ben has been an independent director for Luxembourg funds since 2003. He has acquired a strong background in fund administration, financial controls and risk management since 1989. He previously held senior management positions with BISYS, BoB, BNP and UEB. Ben graduated as Civil Engineer in construction in 1981. He earned an MSc from Boston University in 1985 and in 2008 qualified as PFS in Luxembourg.

Robert H. Gordon
Non-Executive Director
Rob’s career spans over 30 years in the investment management industry as a senior leader with some of the industry’s largest firms as well as boutiques, including Bank of America, Lehman Brothers, Fidelity Investments, Driehaus Capital Management and ARIS Capital. He has broad experience across all types of investments, in both traditional and alternative formats, and currently serves as a board member and adviser in the industry. Rob holds a Bachelors Degree in International Relations and Economics from Bucknell University in Lewisburg PA, and an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston MA.

Michael Hunt
Non-Executive Director
Michael graduated from Oxford University in 1974 with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, following which he completed an MBA at the University of the Witwatersrand. Michael entered the financial services industry in 1993. He joined the VAM Group in 1996 and retired as managing director in 2016 after 10 years in that position.

Eduard von Kymmel
Non-Executive Director
Eduard is Head of VP Fund Solutions (VPFS), the centre of competence for investment fund services of VP Bank Group. He also serves as CEO of VP Fund Solutions (Luxembourg) SA and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of VPFS (Luxembourg) SA and VPFS (Liechtenstein) AG. He has a Master of Laws and an MBA in Finance.

Profile

VAM Funds is a fund management group offering a range of funds investing across the spectrum of asset classes including equities, bonds and multi-asset portfolios.

VAM Marketing

VAM Marketing Limited, based in Mauritius, was established to market VAM’s funds across international markets.

Administration & Regulatory

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