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Consultant KB Associates hires Ritchie as executive director

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Consulting firm KB Associates has appointed Andrew Ritchie as an executive director. Ritchie joins the firm’s London office, where he will be responsible for advising asset managers on the structuring of investment funds, as well as providing advice on compliance, operational and governance issues. His particular area of focus will be UCITS and regulated hedge funds.

Ritchie has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, including as European head of business development for alternative fund services in HSBC’s fund administrations and custody business, and as a director of Merrill Lynch’s prime brokerage business. More recently, he was