Max Hilton

Max returned to Guernsey from New York in 2008 and formed the predecessor firm to Clarus Risk. He previously worked for JPMorgan Securities Inc in New York within Proprietary Equities and was responsible for managing a global equities portfolio. Prior to this he had worked at Ziff Brothers Investments in New York and London as a Senior Associate within the Quantitative Strategy Group. Max has a BSc (Hons) Economics from the University of London and has held the CFA designation since 2001. Since 2009 he has served as Chair of the CFA UK Performance and Risk Measurement Special Interest Group.

Bet Herrera Sucarrat

Bet previously worked as an application engineer at MathWorks UK, with a focus on financial applications including big data, data analytics and parallel computing. She has also worked as a fraud data scientist for a global online travel company. Bet holds: a PhD and MSc in Astrodynamics from the University of Surrey; a BSc and MSc in Mathematics, and, a Postgraduate Degree in Quantitative Techniques for Financial Markets, all from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

Ross Preston

Ross qualified as a solicitor with Allen & Overy in London, before joining HSBC Investment Bank in London and latterly New York where he was Managing Director International Sales Trading and Operations. Ross then later moved to Numis where he set up, and was CEO of, their US operation based in New York. Ross is Group Managing Director of Nova Wealth a multi-jurisdictional wealth management firm, and Non-Executive Director as well as Co-Founder of Clarus Risk.

Kin Tang

Kin previously worked for an actuarial group and was responsible for their web-based services.  He has extensive experience in objected oriented programming and relational databases as well as managing the production and deployment of financial applications.  Kin holds a BSc(Hons) in Computing Science and is Chief Technology Officer of Clarus Risk.

Simon Grima

Consultant - Malta

Simon is the Head of the Insurance dept, in charge of the undergrad and postgrad degree in Insurance and Risk Management and a lecturer at the University of Malta. He is the outgoing President of the Malta Association of Risk Management (MARM); President of the Malta Association of Compliance Officers (MACO); a certified Risk Management Professional (FERMA); chairman of the Scientific Education Committee of PRIMO; a member of the curriculum development team of PRIMIA.  His research focus and consultantcy is on Internal Controls (i.e. Risk Management, Internal Audit and Compliance) and has over 25 years of experience varied between Financial Services and with public entities in Internal Control, Investments and IT.

Karen Haith

Consultant - Guernsey

Since 2015 Karen has worked as a Non-Executive Director and Consultant and serves on boards of both General Partners and Investment Advisers for various private equity and venture capital funds. Previously, Karen was Operations Director at Ipes (Guernsey) Limited working with private equity funds for 14 years until May 2015. Karen is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) and currently sits on the Executive Committees of the Guernsey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants and the Guernsey NED Forum.

Clarus Research & News


Clarus Risk and PRIIPsHub announce Partnership

Clarus Risk, a niche FinTech firm, has entered into a partnership agreement with PRIIPsHub, a data infrastructure that facilitates the exchange of PRIIPs and MiFID II-related documents and data. PRIIPs, or Packaged Retail and Insurance based Investment Products, primarily aims to provide standardized pre-contractual information for investors and applies to any firm, including UCITS and […]

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How Alternative Funds Can Fight off the Passive Investing Threat with Smarter Transparency Tools

The global financial crisis and subsequent financial re-regulation elevated the importance of risk management within the alternative funds industry. The prevalent view, to date, has been that these additional demands simply equate to a greater compliance burden, and cost, but otherwise it remains business as usual. That perception is now evolving, and with it, the […]

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The Independent UCITS Platform selects Clarus Risk for FinTech solution

Clarus Risk, a niche FinTech provider of high quality, customisable risk solutions, is pleased to announce that the Independent UCITS Platform (‘Independent UCITS’), a family of UCITS funds platforms, has chosen Clarus Risk to develop and deploy a post-trade processing solution (‘PTP’) and to provide intra-day RiskMonitor® reporting for the recently launched WVS Macro Fund […]

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