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Amelia Fawcett named as Hedge Fund Standards Board chair

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The Hedge Fund Standards Board has completed its search for a new chairman following the departure of Antonio Borges at the end of last year with the appointment of Dame Amelia Fawcett, a highly experienced and respected former investment banker.

Fawcett, formerly a non-executive director of the Bank of England and vice chairman of Morgan Stanley International in London, will take up the post on 1 July. She takes over from Sir Andrew Large, who has been interim chairman since December – when Borges left to become the European director of the International Monetary Fund.

Fawcett spent nearly