Legal & Compliance

Richard Pell-Ilderton

CEO & CCO, Quaero Capital LLP

Richard Pell-Ilderton is a founding partner, CEO and CCO of Quaero Capital LLP.

In 1989, he became a partner with City law firm Wilde Sapte (now Dentons). He was responsible for establishing the Tokyo and Hong Kong offices of Wilde Sapte and went on to be a director at SocGen-Crosby in Singapore before setting up Tiburon Partners, as Quaero Capital LLP was previously known.

He qualified as a solicitor in 1985.

Luciana Favero

Compliance Officer, Quaero Capital LLP

Luciana joined Quaero Capital LLP in 2007 as a Middle Office Executive.

She then trained as a Compliance Associate and went on to become the firm’s Financial Officer in which capacity she designed and oversaw a major upgrade in the financial reporting systems.

She currently holds the positions of Compliance Officer and Head of HR.

Prior moving to the UK, Luciana gained 8 years’ experience in Private Banking in Brazil with Bradesco S.A.

In 2008, Luciana qualified as an Accountant Technician with AAT in London and is now also an ATT qualified tax technician, having completed the course in 2022.

Deborah Gewinner

Head of Legal & Compliance

Deborah Gewinner joined Quaero Capital SA in Geneva in June 2023 as Head of Legal & Compliance.

Deborah is a director of several UCITS and AIFs funds in Europe.

Previously she was the Head of Legal & Compliance for Boussard & Gavaudan group and a shareholder of Boussard & Gavaudan Asset Management LP.

Prior to Boussard & Gavaudan Group, Deborah held management positions at the French financial services regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), for 9 years.

She holds a Master’s degree in Business Law from the University Robert Schuman Strasbourg.

Carole Guillon

Compliance Officer

Carole Guillon has over 20 years’ experience in the Finance industry. She started her career in 2002 at Lombard Odier where she worked in different departments. She then joined Quaero Capital SA in 2010 as a member of client services and operations team. Over the year she has had the opportunity to broaden and deepen her experience in operation, supporting C-suite, and marketing. Since 2021 she joined the compliance department to assist Myriam Ly, Head of Legal & Compliance.

Carole holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève (HEG).

Simon Marquaire

COO & CCO, Quaero Capital (France) SAS

Simon Marquaire joined Quaero Capital (France) SAS in January 2023 as Secretary General and RCCI (Head of Compliance).

He has more than 20 years of experience in compliance and internal control in asset management.

He started his career in Luxembourg in the internal audit department of Dexia.

Subsequently, he worked in the compliance departments of Nomura Alternative Investment Management and Candriam where he was RCCI.

Simon is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Grenoble (Grenoble School of Management).