FundRock appoints Managing Director for UK business

FundRock Group has appointed Simon Gunson as Managing Director of its UK entity, FundRock Partners Ltd.

Gunson has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years and has extensive knowledge of the European Funds market and the Funds Services business in particular. He has worked with clients internationally on business acquisitions, new fund structures and established outsourced service models. Prior to joining FundRock, he held senior positions at Citi and JPMorgan within their Funds Services business and also at Threadneedle Asset Management within the Operations and Product Development functions.

Xavier Parain, Group CEO of FundRock, says: “We are delighted to have Simon on board, taking up this key senior role within FundRock Partners. His deep experience in operations and service delivery will be vital as we continue to grow and develop value-added solutions for our clients.”

Gunson says: “This is a very exciting time to be joining FundRock. I am thrilled to be part of the management of such a dynamic and ambitious group. I am looking forward to working with the teams to ensure impeccable service delivery and steer the UK business to further growth and success.”

Gunson holds a BSc in Surveying Engineering from the University of Portsmouth and is a Chartered Member of the Institute for Securities and Investment as well as the CFA Institute.