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PwC Names New UK Hedge Funds Leader

Tom Burroughes, Group Editor, London, 15 January 2015

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PricewaterhouseCoopers has appointed Lachlan Roos as its new UK hedge fund leader, taking over from Rob Mellor who is stepping down after leading the hedge fund practice for five years.

PricewaterhouseCoopers has appointed Lachlan Roos as its new UK hedge fund leader, taking over from Rob Mellor who is stepping down after leading the hedge fund practice for five years.

Roos is a partner in the firm’s financial services tax division and has been with PwC since 2005. During this time he has worked with hedge fund managers in London, New York and Asia.

His time in the role has seen the advent of new regulations around the world governing hedge funds, such as the European Union’s sweeping rules on the industry, which have been criticised in some quarters as overly restrictive and based on the mistaken view that hedge funds were a cause of the 2008 financial crisis.

 

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