Team

Capricorn Fund Managers identifies and understands investors’ needs. The team have years of experience in operations, regulation, compliance, marketing and business development.

Darryl Noik

Director

Darryl is a Director of Capricorn Fund Managers where he manages the supervision of investment managers and provides advice on structuring, service provider selection and day to day operations. Darryl also serves as the Chief Compliance and Risk Officer and the chair of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Darryl joined Capricorn in February 2013 as Chief Operating Officer when the firm was an external hedge fund manager and has extensive experience in hedge fund operations and finance, which brings a practical and commercial perspective to the platform.

Prior to joining Capricorn, he listed an insurance broker on the AIM market and was the COO of the Stenham Group, an international financial services group providing alternative asset management investment solutions (hedge fund of funds ($3.6bn) and property funds (€3bn)). After qualifying as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, London, in 1991 he remained there until 1998 before joining a client, Primedia, an international media group, as Commercial Director responsible for the European operations, corporate finance and tax planning.

Darryl is also a consultant to Wilson Advisory based in Mumbai with offices in Singapore and Mauritius.

Jonty Campion

Director

Jonty is a Director of Capricorn Fund Managers and a member of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Jonty supervises the sales and business development team and previously served as the Head of Marketing and Investor Relations when Capricorn was an external hedge fund manager. Our hosted managers appreciate his expertise and guidance with building a business and assets under management. Prior to joining Capricorn in 2013 he was Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at Clareville Capital Partners LLP, a London based hedge fund.

Jonty started his career in the Oil and Gas division of Sedgwick Energy Ltd. In 1993 he joined the European Convertible Bond Desk at Tullett and Tokyo International Securities Ltd and later went on to co-manage the Relative Value and Algorithmic Trading Desk at Tullett Liberty Equities Ltd. He graduated from the University of Nottingham.

Robert Quinn

Senior Compliance and Strategic Advisor

As part of the Capricorn team, Robert oversees the supervision of our regulatory hosting solutions. As the founder and CEO of the RQC Group and a key partner of Capricorn Fund Managers, he has been the trusted advisor of several regulatory hosting platforms before founding the advisory platform in 2011 and expanding into investment management with Capricorn Fund Managers.

Robert is also a member of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Robert is a U.S. attorney with 25 years’ experience advising on U.S. & EU securities regulation for a wide variety of asset managers and financial firms. The RQC Group is a compliance consultancy in London and New York with over 150 clients and 40 appointed representatives. The RQC Group takes a pragmatic and commercial approach towards regulatory advice, and hosting, helping investment managers to build quality institutional businesses.

Lynda Stoelker

Chief Operating Officer

Lynda is Chief Operating Officer of Capricorn Fund Managers where she and her team oversee the day-to-day supervision and operations of our hosted managers and appointed representatives. She is also a member of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Prior to joining, Lynda was a Director of Stenham Advisors Plc, a $4.6bn international asset management group providing alternative investment solutions to institutional, family office and high net worth clients.

Lynda has extensive experience in managing investment research and operational due diligence processes, where she reviewed hundreds of investment managers to determine asset allocation. In her previous role as Head of Investment Research at Stenham, Lynda orchestrated the growth and development of the investment team, implementing processes to meet the demands of the growing institutional client base. In her role as Director, Lynda played an integral role in ensuring all processes were efficient and that best practice was employed at all times. Lynda spearheaded many initiatives during her tenure at Stenham, including implementing a new ESG integration framework both at the business and investment process level. The framework focused the incorporation of environmental, social and governance considerations as part of the investment and risk management processes as well as corporate issues such as Diversity & Inclusion, commitment to decarbonisation and various charitable initiatives.

In 2015, Lynda was named as one of the 50 leading women in hedge funds by the Hedge Fund Journal. Lynda is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Edward Bromley-Martin

Head of Operations

Edward is the Head of Operations at Capricorn Fund Managers. He is responsible for day to day internal company operations as well as a focus externally on providing support throughout the onboarding process and ongoing monitoring for hosted managers, funds and service providers. He also regularly attends meetings of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Edward has 12 years of Operational and Financial experience having spent 6 years in the Oil and Gas Sector in West Africa before building and implementing the operational and financial setups of 2 start-ups in the financial and HealthTech spaces back in the UK.

Prior to joining Capricorn Fund Managers, Edward was Operations Manager for a systematic Hedge Fund based in London, which included in depth involvement with regulatory matters, service providers, investor relations and due diligence.

Chinmay Ingole

Operations Manager – Risk

Chinmay is the Operations Manager at RQC Group and specialises in Risk management. Chinmay monitors risk profile of the funds, including market risk, liquidity risk, credit risk and operational risk. He monitors trades and positions of the fund along with the broad market indicators on daily basis. He also reviews the NAV for the funds. He is involved with the funds right from the set up on the CFM platform. He also regularly attends meetings of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision. He has extensive experience in Alternative Assets, Fund Management and Risk Management and has worked with top U.S. banks, including JP Morgan and Citibank before joining RQC Group in 2021.

Chinmay has also supplemented his professional experience with professional certifications including MBA finance, CFA, FRM, CFP and CIRA. He is also interested in research and has published papers in national publications.

Barrie Davey

Managing Director at the RQC Group

Barrie has been a Managing Director of the RQC Group since 2012 where he manages the UK consulting team and the supervision of appointed representatives on their advisory hosting platform. He also is a member of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Originally working in the life and pensions industry where he qualified as a Chartered Insurer in 1992, Barrie moved into asset management compliance in 1994 and has held senior compliance roles at Legal & General Investment Management, Augustus Asset Managers Limited and State Street Global Advisors Limited where he was Head of UK Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer (SEC). Prior to joining RQC Group in 2012, Barrie was Director of Compliance at Affiliated Managers Group Limited where he had responsibility for compliance oversight of AMG’s global operations in London, Dubai, Sydney and Hong Kong.

Matthew Raver

Managing Director at the RQC Group

Matthew has been a Managing Director of the RQC Group since 2013 where he supervises the teams dealing with technical regulation, regulatory change, regulatory submissions and technology. With over 22 years’ experience in regulatory compliance, Matthew is an invaluable member of our team as the consultants’ consultant and advises Capricorn Fund Managers on technical regulatory matters and change. Matthew is also a member of the regulatory hosting committee, which has responsibility for the appointment of hosted investment managers and appointed representatives as well as ongoing supervision.

Matthew started his career in the compliance departments of Morgan Grenfell Asset Management and Nomura Asset Management. He then joined IMS Consulting as a compliance consultant. After seven years he went back into the industry and became the registered Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (FCA) and Chief Compliance Officer (SEC) at GML Capital LLP, a boutique asset manager specialising in emerging market credit.

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