Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services (USA) Limited
1117 Perimeter Center West
T: +1 678 392 4100
F: +1 770 392 0778
Chris is responsible for the direct oversight of all Equinoxe operations. Based in Ireland from 1998 to 2011, Chris joined Equinoxe at its inception from JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services (formerly Tranaut). He joined Tranaut in 2002, playing an essential role in establishing their operating policies and procedures. Subsequent to the acquisition of Tranaut by JPMorgan in 2004, Chris led the newly functionalized portfolio accounting department and was integral in staff recruitment and the roll out of standard operating procedures for middle and back office services. Before joining Tranaut, Chris was a Fund Accounting Manager at BISYS (now Citi) and also with Bankers Trust (now Deutsche Bank/State Street) in both its Irish and Harborside, NJ, offices. He has over 18 years of experience in the hedge fund industry. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Accounting with a specialization in International Business from Fordham University in New York.
Kim Thorpe joined Equinoxe USA from MadisonGrey, LLC where she held the position of Assistant Vice president of Corporate Compliance. She was responsible for all facets of the corporate compliance programmes, including drafting of client contracts, licensing and vendor agreements and corporate governance programmes. Prior to joining MadisonGrey, Kim gained more than 10 years of legal and compliance experience within the financial services industry, serving with Amvescap Retirement Inc (formerly Invesco) from 1998 to 2004 and in the last four years as the Legal and Compliance manager and Chief Compliance Officer of its broker-dealer subsidiary. Kim is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a BA in Political Science and Communications.