Chairman Fund Board
Mr. Barrell chairs the Fund’s Board and is a solicitor who qualified in England and Wales and who worked in Jersey legal firms from 1991 to 1999 before becoming a partner/shareholder in REMAR FUND and being General Counsel for International Finance Administration (an organization where he had responsibility for risk and compliance oversight of third party administration services to a range of private equity, infrastructure and real estate funds and structured finance vehicles with assets under management in excess of US$170 billion in the Channel Islands, the UK, the US, Ireland, Singapore, Luxembourg and Hong Kong).
From 2010 to 2012 he was the head of legal and corporate secretarial professionals responsible for internal legal affairs and corporate and regulatory governance in the alternative investment services division in respect of its Jersey and Luxembourg fund administration services.
Mr. Barrell is currently an elected member of the Jersey Funds Association and its legal and technical sub-committee dealing with legislative, regulatory and practical issues facing the Jersey funds industry locally, and is a member of Jersey Finance’s working party on the EU AIFMD Directive.
Mr. Barrell is also a director of a small number of Jersey domiciled European and Nordic buyout/ development capital funds and two Cayman global macro strategy hedge funds listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.
Mr. Verri is a Director of the Fund, a director of Bob & Co and a member of the Investment Adviser. He has extensive experience in strategy, finance, acquisitions, divestments and operations, all in the media and entertainment sector. Mr. Verri has undertaken key roles in both UK and overseas private and public companies. He has in many cases worked closely with the founders of these organizations, ensuring that their vision for their businesses and brands is fully and properly executed
Head of Operations
Mr. Daler joined REMAR FUND in 2012 he held the position of Head of Operations. He graduated with an honors degree in Accountancy. Mr. Daler qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Jersey and has over 10 years of experience in the finance sector. Mr. Daler has responsibility for a portfolio of clients as well as managing the. He has extensive experience of listed and private investment funds. He is also a director of the Administrator
Mr. Steran joined REMAR FUND in 2013 having previously worked as a manager specializing in the asset management sector at other primary entities. He is qualified as a chartered accountant in 1997 and has over ten years of experience in the finance sector. He has extensive experience of funds designed for the private client market and private equity funds. He has served as a committee member of the Jersey Funds Association. Mr. Steran is also a director of the Administrator.
Mr. Covelli is a CPA with a private practice in accounting, tax and financial planning. With more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, he has an extensive background in business operations, financing matters, business and real estate acquisitions, and succession planning and tax minimization strategies. He earned a degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he serves on the Federal Taxation and State Taxation interest groups. He is an associate financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial, and is licensed in securities and health and life insurance.
Ms. Persian has over 20 years’ experience as a mediator, facilitator, manager and policy analyst in private and public sector organizations. As a mediator in private practice, she has worked with a wide variety of public and private organizations. She was a senior manager at New Jersey Transit. She was the founding executive director of New Jersey Future, and was appointed to the State Planning Commission by Governor James Florio. She served as director of Urban Programs at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and director of the Edison, New Jersey, Economic Development Authority.
Certified Fraud Examiner
Mr. Bercy has 20 years of proven leadership experience in the financial services industry. A former banking executive and mortgage broker with strong management experience in determining valuation and negotiating the purchase and sale of large multi-million dollar investment portfolios. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) well versed in providing expert testimony and litigation support services. Mr. Bercy has a demonstrated a record of success in resolving numerous financial, legal, compliance, and risk issues for many banking institutions and municipalities throughout New Jersey.
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Taylor CFA, CPA, is the Chief Investment Officer of REMAR FUND based in Jersey. Prior to founding REMAR FUND in 2004, Mr. Taylor was employed by Axal Management, L.P. from 1996 through 2003 where he managed their portfolios of American listed securities. From 1994 through 1996, Mr. Taylor was the Director of Research at Globalinvest Management, which at the time was the largest American focused investment management firm in the world. From 1988 through 1994 he was in charge of international and emerging market equity investments for the Investments Department of GHP Group.
Mr. Harris is a Portfolio Manager covering the Materials sector. Prior to joining REMAR FUND in 2012, Mr. Harris worked for four years as an Equity Analyst at Azimut Capital Management, covering American markets. He worked also for seven years as a sell side analyst for Goldman Sachs, covering American markets. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Florida State University.
Chief Investment Analyst
Mr. Allen is an Investment Analyst covering the Transportation, Telecom, Malls and Real Estate sectors. Mr. Allen worked for three years as a trader and Jr. Portfolio Manager with J. Goldman & Co, a US long/short equity hedge fund. Prior to that, Mr. Allen worked for Goldman Sachs’ Equity Derivatives Trading desk in New York. Mr. Allen is a CFA charter holder and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Miami.
Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Moore is the Chief Compliance Officer for REMAR FUND. He is in charge of ensuring that REMAR FUND is in compliance with the regulations required of a Jersey Financial Services Commission (“JFSC”). Prior to joining REMAR FUND in 2011, he was the SEC Financial Reporting Manager for a public company in Plantation, FL. Nathan has five years of public accounting experience, the majority with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago and compliance duties for Fortune 500 companies in South Florida. Mr. Moore holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from North Carolina A&T State University.
Chief Trading Officer
Mr. Evans is in charge of the trading activities for our portfolios. Prior to joining REMAR FUND in 2012, he worked with Barney American Financial Advisors. Mr. Evans holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance from Florida International University and has passed the Level I of the CFA Program.
Director of Operations
Mr. Martin is the Director of Operations for REMAR FUND and is in charge of operations and the accounting for REMAR’s portfolios. Prior to joining REMAR FUND in 2010, he worked in the financial services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Martin holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and a Masters Degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida.
Ms. Parker is the Fund Accountant for REMAR FUND and is responsible for the accounting for REMAR’s portfolios. Prior to joining REMAR FUND in 2014, she worked in the finance retail industry as an Accounting Manager, she engaged in Financial Statement audits in the financial services, insurance and retail industries. Ms. Parker holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.