VAM Funds' Directors

Antonio Thomas

Antonio has worked within the asset management industry since 1989 and, for 15 years, he has held senior positions at F&C Asset Management Ltd in the UK. From 2006 he joined RBS Group as Managing Director for their funds’ businesses in Ireland, UK and Luxembourg. He is best known for creating RBS Luxembourg SA which he grew to the largest third party Luxembourg ManCo at the time, raising EUR 25 billion AuM. Since 2014 he has served as an independent board director for Luxembourg-based entities and has been responsible for delivering several significant change management projects in the ManCo space.

Paul Robinson

Paul has spent the last 20 years building businesses, mainly within the financial services and fund management sector. A keen social entrepreneur, Paul funded and helped build Global Ethics, an ethical goods company operating businesses under the “One” Brand which have generated over £15m in donations to date. These experiences led Paul to found Alquity, a business that uses social responsibility as a competitive financial advantage. Paul has an HND in Business and Finance from Brighton University as well as attending executive leadership programmes at Harvard, INSEAD and London Business School.

Brad Crombie
Chief Executive Officer

Previously Brad was Global Head of Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management, now a part of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC, a FTSE 100-listed asset manager, where he served on the company’s executive committee as well as Director of its principal UK operating subsidiaries. Prior to joining Aberdeen, Brad was Managing Director and Head of EMEA Non-Financials Credit Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He started his investing career in European High Yield. Brad also serves on the Business Strategy Committee of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services and the Advisory Group on McGill University in the UK and Europe. From 2015 to 2018, Brad served as a founding member of the Advisory Council of the FICC Market Standards Board (FMSB), the body created following the UK’s Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR), initially serving on its Conduct & Ethics Sub-Committee. He graduated from McGill University with a BA Degree in History and Political Science and an MA Degree in History and went on to read History in the PhD. programme at the University of Cambridge.

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.


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