Karl Midl is an FCA approved professional with over 25 years of operational and client facing experience in the financial services sector. Karl possesses a strong understanding of the UK regulatory environment and effective corporate governance, ensuring regulated business operates in a robust and regulatory compliant manner.
Karl joined Waystone in 2023 as part of its acquisition of Link Fund Solutions where he had held the role of CEO. Karl joined Link Fund Solutions in 1995 and, in 2002, became a Board member. During his tenure at Link Fund Solutions, Karl held a number of executive roles including Operations Director, Programme Director and Director of Relationship Management and Product and Change Management.
Karl was instrumental in the operational design of the business and in the selection of major outsourcing arrangements, such as the supply of custody and depositary services in the UK and the transfer of fund administration roles to its operational centre in Mumbai.
Throughout his career, Karl has gained significant expertise in the administration and management of Collective Investment Schemes, both onshore and offshore and in all areas of operations, including fund accounting, pricing, transfer agency and projects.