Andrew joined GFM in 2021, having previously spent 15 years at Maples Group (“Maples”) in the Cayman Islands, a leading global fiduciary and legal services provider. As a Senior Vice President at Maples, Andrew provided directorship and corporate governance services to a broad range of fund and financing structures and had direct responsibility for all aspects of client relationship management and business development strategy.
Andrew was also responsible for managing a team providing directorship services during his tenure at Maples. He has worked alongside and developed long standing relationships with investment managers, international financial institutions, law firms, trustees, fund administrators, auditors, tax advisors and rating agencies.
Andrew joined Maples in 2006 as a Vice President in the Structured Finance group and initially focused on providing fiduciary services to Collateralized Loan Obligation ("CLO") structures. Andrew’s governance experience with Maples covered a board range of appointments on boards and governance committees with varied strategies including hedge funds, and private equity structures, and he has significant experience in credit, senior secured corporate loans and CLO warehouse investment strategies.
Before joining Maples in 2006, Andrew worked for Deutsche Bank in London as an Account Manager in the Trust and Securities Services division. Whilst at Deutsche Bank Andrew provided Trustee fiduciary services to loan and bond portfolios (Euro 100-500 million portfolio size) and was the lead contact to portfolio managers, investors, structuring and trading desks.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Management and a Master of Business in Operations Management from Otago University – New Zealand. He is an accredited director with the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and is a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association.