Anthony is a Global Lead Engagement Partner and Head of Asset Management for KPMG in the Cayman Islands. His portfolio of clients include some of the world’s largest asset managers and alternative investment platforms, as well as independent hedge funds, private equity structures and institutional investment portfolios. Anthony is a member of KPMG’s Global Alternative Investments Leadership Team and KPMG’s European Council for Investment Management. In his role as Head of Asset Management, his responsibilities include strategic planning, thought leadership and business development. A regular speaker at industry conferences and author of thought leadership across asset management, he is regularly featured in the business press and is Editorial Chair of the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit. He is also a member of the Cayman Finance International Relations Working Group, and a founding member of KPMG’s Global Impact Investing Steering Group. In 2018, Anthony co-authored KPMG’s Global thought leadership report, “Alternative Investments 3.0: Digitize or Jeopardize” and participated in AIMA’s report “From Niche to Mainstream: Responsible Investment and Hedge Funds.” An active member of his community, Anthony is Head of Citizenship for KPMG in the Cayman Islands. He is a founding board member of Literacy Is For Everyone, an independent charitable organization created to improve literacy in the Cayman Islands. He is also a trustee of Becoming X, a global charity that works with the most inspiring and iconic people to help create a world where everyone can realize their potential, no matter what their starting point in life. Anthony is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences from Warwick University, England. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW), the Alternative Investment Management Association Limited (AIMA) for which he served on their Research Committee and the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants.
Anthony (Tony) Cowell