People Moves

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – ARK36

Editorial Staff, 30 June 2022

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The latest moves and appointments for wealth management roles in the UK, other parts of Europe, the Middle East and select international locations.

ARK36
ARK36, a cryptocurrency hedge fund regulated by Cyprus, has built a fintech advisory board comprising senior figures in the industry, including former government advisors. The members are Frank Thorwald, Dr Mark Moore, Wayne Christian and Lord James Cecil.

"The fintech advisory board will assist the ARK36 team in developing trading algorithms, conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis on specific tokens and provide advice on working with sovereign and institutional funds and projects as well as expanding the fintech advisory board team through their vast networks of contacts,” ARK36 said in a statement. 

Thorwald is a managing member of the Thorwald Group in Phoenix, Arizona, the governor of Arizona’s official representative to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, chairman of the Arizona Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and a member of the Arizona Governor’s Regulatory Review Council. Previously, he was a senior advisor to US President Ronald Reagan, and advised other senior figures in the US government.

Dr Moore is CEO of Atlantic Alpha Strategies in Savannah, Georgia. This is an absolute return hedge fund and a development company in machine learning technology. He is a seasoned asset management professional with substantial financial and non-profit board experience. Dr Moore has served as a board member at numerous companies such as the hedge fund Millennium Partners, and Health Discovery Corporation.

Christian is Commissioner at the Railroad Commission of Texas and the official Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission representative of Texas. he is a licensed Investment Advisor Representative, who opened Wayne Christian Financial Services, an independent financial services office, in 1987.

Lord James Cecil is a strategic communications consultant and the founder of Nexus Advisory in London, a communications agency specialising in targeted and high-level connectivity for governments, individuals, and commercial entities. Nexus Advisory is in partnership with the US firm BGR Group, consistently rated the most influential government relations firm in Washington DC. Lord James Cecil, who is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, served in the UK Armed Forces for six years, leaving with the rank of captain. In addition, he has worked in various capacities for the Conservative Party and was elected as a councillor for the Royal Borough of Chelsea and Kensington in 2006; he has close historical and current personal ties with the party.

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