Kenneth Sim is Global Head of Distribution at Waystone, following the merger of MontLake, MDO and DMS to create the leading, global fund management and governance provider. Kenneth is formally responsible for the smooth operation and successful growth of the combined distribution businesses, working closely with the Chief Growth Officer and Senior Leadership Team to identify and develop strategic growth opportunities.
The Waystone Global Distribution Group has been built on over a decade’s experience successfully navigating the complexities and hurdles of global distribution. This has informed a range of services offered to global asset managers across Investment Solutions, Capital Introductions, Distribution Support and Distribution Services, each designed to help them meet their distribution goals. Our ethos is to provide the highest quality services to meet the distribution needs of asset managers and ensure asset raising success within the investment community.
Kenneth has extensive experience and a successful track record working both in distribution and operations and has a deep understanding of the complex operational and regulatory distribution challenges that the European asset-raising environment presents.
Prior to joining Waystone, Kenneth spent over 11 years working with MontLake, an independent and privately-owned financial services group specialising in alternative investment solutions. At MontLake, Kenneth was instrumental in launching their flagship MontLake UCITS platform. Kenneth also played a significant role in managing key stakeholder relationships during the set-up and running of the platform. After successfully launching the platform, Kenneth moved into distribution and went on to head the team prior to assuming full responsibility of the entire distribution business. During his time at MontLake, Kenneth oversaw AUM growth of $4 billion and was personally accountable for $1 billion of fund sales.
Kenneth has a BSc in Finance and Law from University of Technology, Sydney and has attained his Investment Management Certificate (CFA).