Chris, Anne and Alex lead a team of more than 50 Castle Hall due diligence professionals across four global nations.
Christopher J. Addy
President & CEO | CPA, CA, FCA, CFA
Chris is one of the industry’s very first operational due diligence professionals. After audit experience with both Deloitte and PwC, Chris began his due diligence career in 1997 with the Atlantic Philanthropies (a multi billion dollar foundation and early hedge fund investor). Chris then joined UBP (2001) and co-founded Amber Partners (2004).
Chris is an advocate for enhanced best practices across the asset management industry. In addition to his work at Castle Hall, he is a founding member of the Executive Committee of the Fund Governance Association. He also served for 6 years (2011-2016) as a member of the CFA Institute Capital Markets Policy Council, acting as Chair for a maximum three-year term.
Managing Director | CPA, CA, FICA
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Anne has more than 20 years of accounting, operational and due diligence experience, including 10 years at PwC Cayman, focusing on offshore corporate administration and structuring. Anne has extensive experience in corporate governance, compliance and anti money laundering best practices. Since joining Castle Hall in 2007, Anne has led a team of analysts conducting several hundred operational diligence reviews significantly more than 1,000 due diligence reviews.
Executive Consultant, Asia-Pacific | LLB, BVC
Alex is Executive Consultant – Asia Pacific, supporting Castle Hall’s client relationships and diligence activities in Australia and the broader Asia Pacific region. Alex has 12 years’ experience in the hedge fund industry and prior to that worked in a leading London law firm. Alex established the operational due diligence program at Atlas Capital, a UK / Guernsey based fund of funds, in 2002, before moving to found Orchard Harbour, a leading specialist in Asia-Pacific hedge funds, in 2007. Alex joined the Select group in 2012, and thereafter assumed a variety of roles within OneVue, a publicly traded provider of administration and distribution solutions to the superannuation industry, upon OneVue’s acquisition of Select in 2014.
Alex is a qualified Solicitor and a Barrister in England & Wales having completed the Bar at the College of Law in London. Alex is also an executive committee member of AIMA’s Australian chapter.
Castle Hall's SuperDiligence Advisory Committee
Castle Hall's advisory committee contributes a deep tenure of experience in the Australian superannuation and asset management industry.