Within Compliance and Regulatory Consulting, Adrian leads the Business Services practice, which delivers outsourced financial and business support to investment managers from start up right through to larger enterprises. He has over 20 years accounting and finance experience and over his career has built value-creating businesses and developed robust infrastructure as well as high performing teams to achieve operational excellence.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Adrian was a partner heading Financial and Regulatory Reporting at a specialist advisor to the investment industry and partner leading the accountancy business at its predecessor firm. He was also previously head of finance at BlueGold Capital, a $2 billion AUM commodities hedge fund, where he ran an outsource model finance function for the group delivering financial, management and regulatory reporting, and tax compliance in each of the jurisdictions where the firm was operating.
Adrian began his career in the UK asset management industry in 1999 with Thames River Capital, a small firm that grew to AUM of $11 billion, where he was Director of Finance. His career prior to working in asset management was founding and running real estate businesses in Australia.