2016 Our Independent Directors

“Our Directors have at least 13 years relevant industry experience”

Victor MurrayVictor Murray, LLB, Dip LP, Acc. Dir., NP

Mark Victor Murray (known as Victor Murray) is a Director of MG Management Ltd. (“MG”) in the Cayman Islands, and is the head of its fiduciary team.  MG is licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and provides fiduciary and corporate services primarily to hedge funds.

MG is a full member of Cayman Finance which is the consultative body with the Cayman Islands Government on financial services matters.

Mr. Murray currently acts as a director to a number of multi-manager funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and other investment structures.

Prior to joining MG in 2011, Mr. Murray was a Senior Vice President of Maples Fiduciary Services, acting as a director to numerous hedge funds.  From 2002 to 2007 Mr. Murray was employed by Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited (“Citco”) as in-house counsel, advising on a wide range of corporate and financial oriented legal matters.  He was also responsible for the corporate governance of a number of complex investment vehicles.  Prior to joining Citco, he was in private legal practice as a Solicitor (Lawyer) in Scotland.

Mr. Murray graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland with an LL.B (Bachelor of Laws Degree) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice.  As part of his law degree, he studied investor protection. Mr. Murray’s professional designations include admission as a Solicitor and Notary Public, in Scotland and admission as an attorney-at-law in New York.  He is also a Notary Public for the Cayman Islands.  Mr. Murray is a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association and is currently the Vice President.  He is an Accredited Director by the Chartered Secretaries of Canada.  Mr. Murray is a permanent resident of the Cayman Islands and has resided there since 2002.

Email: victor.murray@mgcayman.com

Telephone: + 1345 749 8181


 

Denise ArcherDenise Archer, LLB (Hons)

Denise Archer acts as a Director in the fiduciary services team of MG Management Ltd. (“MG”) in the Cayman Islands.  MG is licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and provides fiduciary and corporate services primarily to hedge funds.  MG is a full member of Cayman Finance which is the consultative body with the Cayman Islands Government on financial services matters.

Ms. Archer brings broad accounting, legal and governmental experience to her role.

Ms. Archer is a qualified Attorney-at-Law with an accounting background.  She has extensive experience in Public Law and Commercial Law, having held various positions in the public and private sectors including, the Cayman Islands Government and Mourant Ozannes, where she qualified as an Attorney-at-Law. Prior to joining MG, Ms. Archer was in private legal practice as an Attorney in the Cayman Islands. Ms. Archer’s experience as an Attorney has afforded her a broad knowledge and exposure on the formation and structuring of various types of investment vehicles; the legal and operational issues affecting investment funds including offering memoranda disclosures, changes to service providers and providing guidance and advice on regulatory and statutory matters, including but not limited to, the registration of funds and management entities in the Cayman Islands. Ms. Archer’s held accountancy roles from 1984 to 2001 with various Cayman Islands firms including Deloitte.

Ms. Archer obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours from the University of Liverpool and completed the Postgraduate Qualifying Law Examination (the Professional Practice Course).  Ms. Archer’s other professional designations include admission as an Attorney-at-Law in the Cayman Islands and as a Notary Public for the Cayman Islands.. Ms. Archer was born in the Cayman Islands and resides there.

Email: denise.archer@mgcayman.com

Telephone: + 1345 749 8183

 

  Kapil DharKapil Dhar, LLB, DLL, ACS, B.Com 

Kapil Dhar acts as a Director in the fiduciary services team of MG Management Ltd. (“MG”) in the Cayman Islands.  MG is licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and provides fiduciary and corporate services primarily to hedge funds.  MG is a full member of Cayman Finance which is the consultative body with the Cayman Islands Government on financial services matters.

Kapil has over twenty years’ international experience in servicing fund entities including many substantial fund entities and fund management groups in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.  His extensive industry experience includes the establishment and management of new offices for an international group, as well as an earlier role as Operations Manager for Citco Fund Services in the British Virgin Islands. He is a qualified lawyer and a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Email: kapil.dhar@mgcayman.com

Telephone: + 1345 749 8182

 


Anthony Murray (LLB. (Hons)) Dip L.P., Attorney, Notary Public

Anthony Murray is MG’s general counsel who does not act as a director to funds and acts in an advisory role to MG.

Anthony Murray is a member (partner) of Murray LLP, a law firm based in New York City providing commercial law advice with an emphasis on servicing the financial services sector and hedge funds. Anthony has fifteen years legal experience, commencing his career as a Lawyer in the UK in 1997.

In 2000 he relocated to Amsterdam to join Citco Fund Services (“Citco”). He held a number of positions with Citco in Amsterdam including heading up the legal group, acting as a Managing Director of various Citco operating companies and was appointed as Associate General Counsel for Europe for Citco overseeing legal and regulatory matters in the European region. In January 2010 he relocated to the United States and was appointed as Associate General Counsel for the Americas for Citco (including overseeing legal matters in the U.S. and Caribbean region).

He has extensive experience of legal, finance and regulatory matters in many jurisdictions, including the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Guernsey, Jersey, The United States, Bermuda, The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. He became a partner of Murray LLP in 2012. He is a Notary Public in Scotland, New Jersey and New York.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B (Honors)), First Class Honors and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Dundee, Scotland. Anthony is qualified as a Solicitor in Scotland and admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York State.

Email: anthony.murray@mgcayman.com

Hannah Welcome, corporate administrator

Hannah  is MG’s corporate administrator and acts in an support role to the directors at MG.

EMAILhannah@mgcayman.com 

Telephone: + 1345 749 8182