Ivana Faltysova is a senior fiduciary professional at Waystone Governance Ltd. She serves as an independent director on a broad range of sophisticated private investment funds with varying structures and strategies.
Ivana’s legal background and prior experience in investment management operations together with professional fiduciary experience of more than twelve years offer an excellent complimentary skill set to a well-balanced governing board.
Prior to joining Waystone in 2011, Ivana worked as in-house counsel at Horizon21, a Swiss-based investment manager. During her tenure she looked after legal matters of hedge funds, fund of funds and private equity funds with total AUM of US$10 billion. She is experienced in fund set up and structuring, complex transactional documentation, investment legal due diligence, side letters negotiations as well as regulatory matters and overall fund governance policies. Ivana relocated to Cayman Islands in 2009 to head the Cayman Islands operations and served as a director on boards of over 30 investment vehicles managed by the same company.
In addition, Ivana held a position of Trust Officer at Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, where she was responsible for discretionary management and administration of a book of estates and trusts.
Ivana is a Registered Director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, serves on the Peer Engagement Committee of 100 Women in Finance and is a member of the Cayman Islands Director Association. Ivana holds Master of Laws degree from Comenius University, Slovakia and qualified as an Accredited Director of the Chartered Secretaries of Canada.