Online ILA Fund Directors Forum
"Discussion forum for Directors of Investment Funds and Investment Fund Managers”
Tracey McDermott is a Governance Specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the Funds’ industry and acts as independent Director for a number of regulated and unregulated funds and management companies.
Her areas of expertise include: Independent Director on UCITS (Mixed Strategies – e.g. Long only, Long/Short, Absolute Return, Currency etc.) and Alternative Investment Funds (Mixed Strategies and Infrastructure AIFs); experience in major, emerging and frontier markets; fund operations, compliance and risk management; operational background giving in-depth, hands-on operational experience/knowledge and in-depth regulatory knowledge.
Tracey is an active participant within ALFI (Luxembourg’s fund industry association), ILA (the Luxembourg Directors’ Association), and has moderated and spoken on panels at industry forums.
Rikard Lundgren is a Luxembourg based Independent Director, and a member of ILA's Alternative Investment task force. He has been CIO and partner of the APG-backed seeder fund IMQubator, Head of Investments at Folksam and Non-Executive Director of Informed Portfolio Management (IPM), Shepherd Capital, Catella Kapitalförvaltning and others. He was earlier CEO and CIO and head of the Finance division of Inter-IKEA Treasury S.A. He has been as speaker at AIMA and other industry conferences and published articles in industry publications such as Hedge fund Journal. The first 14 years of his career were in the Global Markets divisions of First Chicago, Bankers Trust, Swedbank and Deutsche Bank. He holds a Bachelors degree from the Stockholm School of Economics, is a graduate from the Swedish Army’s School of Languages and speaks six languages.