Hedge Funds

The evolution of human capital in the alternative arena


As Lutyens da Cunha turns ten years old, the co-founders reflect on the changing market

By Niki Natarajan

Gemma da Cunha and Tanya Lutyens
Lutyens da Cunha started life in Mayfair in September 2001. At the time, the firm that took the names and character from the two founders Tanya Lutyens and Gemma da Cunha, aimed to be the best human capital advisory firm in what was then a relatively under developed alternatives space. Today, on the eve of its 10th anniversary, it is a hedge fund headhunting brand in its own right.

“Our aim was to launch an alternatives focused executive search firm because having