Meet our experienced Directors
CD Global's Network spans across the various financial centers and asset classes of the wealth management industry. The Platform connects and provides support to a range of experienced and committed professionals. Meet our experience directors
Sükrü Evrengün(1960) graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a Masters degree in Fiscal Law in 1985. After graduation, he completed the management trainee program at ABN-AMRO Bank in Amsterdam. In 1988 Mr. Evrengün joined the Citco Group, where he worked for eleven years in managerial positions in both the trust and banking operations, in the Netherlands Antilles, Aruba, Netherlands, BVI and Switzerland.
After leaving Citco in 1999, Mr. Evrengün established himself as an independent corporate finance consultant in Switzerland and co-founded Circle Partners in 2000. In July 2012, Mr. Evrengün acquired the majority of the shares of AMS Holdings Ltd., a mid sized trust company, with its main operation in the British Virgin Islands. Circle/AMS Group form now an independent financial services group, active in fund services, fiduciary, management and corporate services, insurance management services and corporate /structured finance services to international corporate and private clients. Circle/AMS haveoffices in the UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Slovak Republic, Cyprus, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, BVI, Cayman Islands, Curacao and Nevis and employ approximately 130 people worldwide.
Mr. Evrengün concluded the Program for Management Development at the HarvardBusinessSchool in 1995 and serves as an independent director on the board of various investment funds and international companies.
Tel: +44 7989 664 224
Hedge Funds: Risk Management
Frédéric is an experienced Risk Manager who has held various CRO positions in the asset management industry. He founded Risk Alternatives, an advisory firm that brings solutions in Risk Management, systems and corporate governance. He currently acts as CRO for BlueOrchard Finance, an impact investing manager. He previously was the CRO of Harcourt, Zürich (Alternative Investment) and was a member of the Investment Committee for 9 years. Prior to this, he was at Sanwa International in London where he was responsible for managing the Risk Measurement team and worked for Credit Suisse (investment banking) from 1995 to 1998 as the Market Risk Manager for the Equity Derivatives Division.
Frédéricgraduated from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland in Economics and holds a Master’s in Finance.He speaks four languages and brings extensive Risk Management experience in risk management and systems developments.
Contact Switzerland: +41 79 447 0768
Channel Islands, UK
Private equity, real estate
Gunther has over 28 year’s international business experience in senior positions. He started his career in Luxembourg in 1987 joining Banque Internationale a Luxembourg fund administration unit, the largest administrator with nearly 800 funds. In May 2000, Gunther went on to join Credit Suisse AM Fund Services in Luxembourg; he transferred on an international assignment to Credit Suisse Fund Administration in Guernsey in 2006, where he was Head of Operations, Co Chief Operating Officer and director of the Executive Board. His career in fund administration covered a broad range of asset classes. Gunther holds a number of Non-Executive Director positions in property, hedge and long only funds and provides consultancy services in fund administration. He is an excellent problem solver using his operational expertise and multi-lingual and multi-cultural background to break down language barriers and creating strong relationships.
Gunther graduated from HELMo University (Belgium) in 1986 in Accounting and Finance and has qualified as a Certified Director and is currently a resident of Guernsey.
Contact UK: +44 1481 728644
Channel Islands, UK
Roger is an experienced Senior Banker, with strong exposure to Wealth Management and transformation of business models. 21 years abroad, 11 years in Switzerland, Roger has numerous experiences with Growth strategies, developments of new markets, hub strategies, M&A, transformation, cost reduction as well as acute crisis management.
Roger has exposure to various financial centres in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. With his multi-lingual and multi-cultural background, his academic teaching helps him to stay fit and on top of the wave. In 2015, Roger decided to be active in three areas of professional activity : Independent Board member, Strategic Advisory & Agent activities, and Academic Teaching.
Roger graduated from the HEC Lausanne with an degree in Economics and holds a master in Advanced Management Program from The Wharton School, Pennsylvania. Business Ethics, Governance and Sustainability are core values very close to Roger’s heart.
Contact Switzerland : +41 79 928 26 97
Contact Luxemburg : +352 691 34 34 09
Louis-Armand de Rougé
Asset management, Hedge Funds
Louis-Armand brings 30 years of experience in finance, asset management, funds of hedge funds, fund distribution, and project management. He spent the early part of his career on financial markets (MATIF) both in Paris and in New York before developing and managing asset management firms inthe US, Europe and a real estate projectin the emerging markets.
Louis-Armand has spent most of his careerfounding/managing leading AM firms: MD, Union BancairePrivée AM -New York, PresidentCITCO Fund AdvisorsNew York /CEO, Richcourt Fund Advisors- Paris,MD, Milltrust International – London -Singapore andCEO of a real estate, sports and theme park project: Real Madrid Resort Island– UAE.
As CEO of Richcourt Fund Advisors (CITCO Group),he raised $700m and achieved one of the best performances among its peers in France during the downturn of 2008 demonstrating his strong risk management skills.
He is currently active in financial advisory for people from the sporting world and also sits on the Advisory Board of Alternative Capital Enterprises a Singapore based consulting firm raising assets in Asia Pacific and the MENA regions.
Louis-Armand got his Master in American and Business Law from La Sorbonne in 1983 and is certified financial markets in France -AMF.
Contact France: +33 (0) 6 73 20 29 40
Louis-Armand de Rougé
Asset management, emerging markets
After pursuing a successful investment banking career spanning more than a decade at S.G. Warburg, UBS, HSBC James Capel and Nomura, in 1996 Simon created one of the industry’s first dedicated research and investment consulting businesses, Global Fund Analysis. At its peak GFA had over 27,000 registered users around the globe.
Simon went on to establish the Fortune Group in 1996, an award-winning alternatives investment advisory business. Fortune merged with Global Fund Analysis in 2000. Fortune Group became one of the UK’s pre-eminent multi-asset advisory firms with clients in 24 countries and a focus on pension funds, charities and endowments, as well as a number of the world’s leading families. The firm was successfully sold to UK-listed, financial services group, Close Brothers Group PLC, in 2006, culminating in its full integration in January 2010.
In December 2010, Simon founded Milltrust International Group focusing on investment management expertise in Emerging Markets. Milltrust delivers the industry’s first dedicated Emerging Markets Managed Accounts Platform hosting established managers as UCITS funds or AIFMD compliant funds.
Simon graduated from the University of Bristol's faculty of law (LLB Hons) and has been an outspoken critic of egregious practices in asset management and an ardent champion of investors’ interests.
Contact Singapore: +65 966 93186
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