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The Catalyst Family

At Catalyst we pride ourselves on building a culture where all involved - be it a Director, Advisor, Manager, Team Leader or Intern - are treated equally and given full transparency into the running of the business. Catalyst views its team as close family, and this runs deep in our culture and the way the business is run and managed.

Board of Directors and Advisors

Catalyst has a board of directors and advisors that is made up of high caliber industry leaders that provide the firm with governance, oversight, and advice. The board of directors is in the process of being formed and the group will be announcing further additions in due course.

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Benjamin Reid

Co-Managing Partner
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Carlos Farjallah

Director and Advisor
John McCorvey

John McCorvey

Director and Chairman
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Scott Price

Co-Managing Partner

The Founders

The Catalyst Group was founded by four respected friends and colleagues with a collective mission to help its customers enjoy a seamless and user-friendly money management experience. The founders come with decades-worth of understanding and skill in fund administration, accounting, and private equity.

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Benjamin Reid

Co-Managing Partner
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Frank Ferrara

Founding Partner & Managing Director – Private Equity
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Marcus Rowe

Founder &
Head of Accounting & Finance
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Scott Price

Co-Managing Partner

The Management Team

Catalyst is led by the Cayman Islands-based management team that today consists of 8 members. Over the coming months, Catalyst will announce the appointment of additional management team members to complete the team across the various functions of the group.
The management team report to John McCorvey and the board of directors, tasked with the mandate to hire and build a highly focused team aligned with the group's product and jurisdictionally focused solutions.

Catalyst's management team will invest heavily in local staff and in growing its own future stars through the implementation of a Cayman Islands-based internship and scholarship program.

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Cara Hennessy

Director of Compliance

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Hebert Almeida

Head of Fund Services
Matthew Surnam

Matthew Surman

Managing Director – Information Technology
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Chris Hindle

Managing Director – Product Solutions

The day-to-day Operational Team

Our highly focused and dedicated team is the coming together of some of the industry's finest people. Our core staff brings a combined experience that delivers a unique and unparalleled customer service experience.  Catalyst employs only the highest caliber of talent with expertise in creating innovative, futureproofing solutions to solve our client's evolving needs.

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Fernando Alves

Fund Administration and Middle Office Specialist

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Fernando Dorneles

Client Services & Middle Office Specialist
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Jonathan Bogese

Manager – Client Services

Keegan

Keegan Delport

Robotic Process Automation & Portfolio Middle Office
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Marta Pires

Client Relationship & Finance Manager

Matt Dean

Matthew Dean

Senior Associate Director – Client Services
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Olga Khodzhaeva

Corporate Middle Office Services

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Thomaz Monteiro

Client Relationship Manager & General Counsel
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Pamela Furniss

Associate Director – Investor Services
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Juliana Kay

Senior Associate – Investor Services
Danielle-Faul

Danielle Faul

Manager – Digital Fund Services
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Shakira Ebanks

Analyst – Portfolio Services

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Naidy Rizo

Analyst – Portfolio Services
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Guia Ayuma

Associate Director – Product Solutions
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Francois van der Merwe

Business Process Support Analyst
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Kiel Donahue

Manager – Digital Fund Services
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Caio Lisboa

Associate – Internal Auditor & Reporting Specialist
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Rebeca Lima

Associate – Investor Services
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Bianca Tibbetts

Analyst – Client Experience
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Hannah Foreman

Manager – Employee Experience
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Liliane Lima

Associate – Client Services
Alexandre-Noguchi

Alexandre Noguchi

Associate Director – Client Services

Experience Overview

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Benjamin ReidMcKinsey & CompanyMerrill LynchRoyal Bank of CanadaHSBCVP Bank (BVI)MaitlandCatalyst

Cara HennessyKPMG - Dublin
Close Brothers
DMSConyers Dill & Pearman
Catalyst

Carl BrentonBrent Johnson, CGA
USNR – Soderhamn Eriksson
DMS
Citco
Intertrust
Catalyst

Fernando AlvesBTG Pactual
Maitland
Catalyst

Fernando DornelesPontifícia UniversidadeSensoricaGap Asset ManagementNovero InvestimentosParamis CapitalBTG PactualMaitlandMUFGCatalyst

Frank FerraraKPMGMadison International RealtyRhone GroupMaitlandCatalyst

Jon BogeseYount Hyde & BarbourBogese Financial Development, pllcSkylar Energy LPCharles E. Walton & Co. MaitlandCatalyst
Keegan DelportMaitlandMUFGCatalyst

Marcus RoweTatts Group
KPMG - Australia
KPMG – Cayman Islands
Catalyst

Marta PiresDentsu Aegis
Intercorp Group
Perkins + Will
Rover
Maitland
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Matt DeanRichmond State Auditor of public accountsMaitland AdministrationCatalyst
Matt SurmanBMO Global Asset ManagementCSRBMO Global Asset ManagementStandard Chartered BankTLTCGIUBS Global Asset ManagementMUFGCatalyst

Olga KhodzhaevaHorsley & Associates Inc
Vine Group
Harmonic Fund Services
FFP
Maitland
Catalyst
Scott PriceTMF Custom House Global Fund ServiceMaitlandCatalyst

Thomaz MonteiroAnheuser-Bush InBev
CBSG
Triplo A
Intercorp Group
Leste
Maitland
Catalyst

Team Structure

Catalyst works off a fully transparent structure where all staff understand their position within the structure. Catalyst has a linear reporting structure that is intended to encourage its employees to further their careers within the company. Staff titles will be assigned as follows: Intern, Administrator, Associate, Senior Associate, Team Leader or Manager, Associate Director, Director, Managing Director and Executive Committee Member.

The groups structure chart can be viewed below: