Training - CVs
Sally Buxton has worked in the asset management sector since 1982, originally as a public information officer for the British Unit Trust Association (now the IMA) and subsequently as a strategic adviser to fund trade associations, fund management firms and their service providers. She specialises in advising governments, regulators and the private sector on development of asset management markets internationally, with a particular focus on development of collective investment funds and pooled funds in mature and emerging markets. Such advice covers the aim, content and application of law and regulation, development of regulatory bodies and regulatory capacity, development of necessary infrastructure (eg custody) and public information as well as development and delivery of training programmes for regulators, asset management firms and their service providers. She has worked on capital markets, regulatory and fund sector development issues in more than twenty emerging markets around the world.
Mark St Giles
Mark St Giles is one of the two principals of Cadogan Financial, the leading consulting firm in the development of asset management in emerging markets worldwide. An authority on the asset management market and securities markets, he has extensive experience of asset management, both as an investment manager and as managing director of asset management companies managing substantial sums for institutional and private clients. Following an early career in securities markets working with a stockbroking firm, he moved into asset management in the 1970's, becoming Managing Director and later Chairman of several fund management companies. Other posts he has held include those of Chairman of the British Unit Trust Association (now the IMA), President of the European Federation of Investment Funds and Companies, Member of the UK Takeover Panel, Chairman of the Financial Intermediaries, Managers and Brokers Regulatory Association (an SRO now to be subsumed into the Financial Services Authority); and Board Member of another SRO, the Life Assurance and Unit Trust Regulatory Organisation (also subsumed into the FSA). Since 1991 Mark has worked in thirty emerging markets on capital markets, regulatory and fund management sector development projects.
Mark and Sally have designed and delivered training courses for well over a thousand fund regulators, fund managers and fund service providers both in developed and developing markets around the world. They are both accustomed public speakers and have written many articles on the subject of development of investment funds worldwide, in addition to the book ‘Managing Collective Investment Funds’: the second edition of this will be published in Autumn 2003 by John Wiley & Co.