About Matt Auriemma
Matt has spent nearly a decade as a hedge fund allocator responsible for operational due diligence on investment managers. Prior to joining HighWater, Matt held the role of Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Operational Risk Management at UBP Asset Management. He was a member of the Manager Selection Committee where he had veto rights over all alternative investment allocations. Before joining UBP in 2009 to restructure the operational risk process, Matt developed the hedge fund operational risk platforms for Barclays Wealth, Barclays Global Investors and Bank Julius Baer.
Before becoming a hedge fund allocator, Matt held senior positions in hedge fund operations, at Reservoir Capital Group and AQR Capital Management, and hedge fund administration, at Citco Fund Services, where Matt was responsible for establishing their US presence. He spent the first five years of his career as an auditor specialising in hedge funds and broker dealers. Matt has a BS degree in Accounting from St. John’s University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State.
Meet the Directors
HighWater directors bring the necessary diverse management and advisory experience gained from decades of work in the trenches – including finance, due diligence, investment management, fund administration, legal, audit and fund regulation backgrounds. All of our directors have held senior and high profile roles in the fund industry.
Founder and Chairman
Yolanda Banks McCoy
Sandra "Sandy" Cram