Gary Clark acts as an independent non-executive director for a number of investment managers including Emirates NBD, Aberdeen Standard Capital and ICG. Until 1 March 2011 he was a managing director at State Street and their head of Hedge Fund Services in the Channel Islands. Mr Clark, a Chartered Accountant, served as chairman of the Jersey Funds Association from 2004 to 2007 and was managing director at AIB Fund Administrators Limited when it was acquired by Mourant in 2006. This business was sold to State Street in 2010. Prior to this Mr Clark was managing director of the futures broker, GNI (Channel Islands) Limited in Jersey.
A specialist in alternative investment funds, Mr Clark was one of several practitioners involved in a number of significant changes to the regulatory regime for funds in Jersey, including the introduction of both Jersey’s Expert Funds Guide and Jersey’s Unregulated Funds regime.
As a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in financial services, including many years focused on running fund administration businesses in alternative asset classes, Mr Clark brings a wealth of highly relevant experience, at both board level and as an executive, in fund / asset management operations, including in particular valuation, accounting and administrative controls and processes.