Danesmead Partners appoints head of New York office

Cayman-based alternative fund governance specialists Danesmead Partners has appointed Wendy Beer as a Principal of the firm and head of its New York Office.

Beer was most recently Managing Director and head of Wells Fargo Prime Services’ Business Consulting Group. Prior to Wells Fargo, she was a consultant at Tiger Bay advisors and held a number of key industry roles including as a director in Credit Suisse’s Global Credit Products, specialsing in business development and marketing of tailored leveraged facilities to alternative asset managers and working in Salomon Smith Barney’s legal department. Beer was also a senior attorney in the SEC’s Enforcement Division and held legal roles in Furman Selz and Lehman Brothers.

Nick Gaze and Greg Bennett of Danesmead Partners, says: “We are really excited to have Wendy on board in New York. She will bring a huge amount of knowledge as an independent director and help broaden the Danesmead offering to all our clients.”