Thomas Nummer, a former investment manager, acts as an independent director for a number of Luxembourg and Cayman funds and Management Companies and has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. Thomas is a seasoned risk manager with specialist knowledge of investment compliance and risk management within UCITS and alternatives funds governed by the AIFMD framework. Before starting his own business, Thomas was Managing Director of Carne Global Financial Services in Luxembourg where he launched their Management Company business.
Until 2011 he was Director and Chief Risk Officer for Allianz Global Investors Luxembourg S.A., where he worked for eight years incl. his role as European Head of Outsourcing Risk for all Management Companies at Allianz Global Investors Europe. Prior to this, he was employed by ADIG Investment in Luxembourg, working as a portfolio manager. He began his financial career as an options trader (EUREX market maker) for AGON in Cologne.
Thomas has a degree (Dipl. Kaufmann) from the University of Trier, Germany, and a post-graduate qualification (Financial Analyst – CEFA) from the Society of Investment Professionals in Germany (DVFA).
As a member of the board he plays an active role with ALRiM (the Luxembourg association of risk management professionals). Furthermore he is Co-Chairman of ALFI´s Risk Management Committee.