Richard Day is Global Head of Product at Waystone following the merger of MontLake, MDO and DMS to create the leading global management company and governance leader in 2020. At Waystone, Richard is responsible for the development of the Waystone product suite working collaboratively with different departments and senior management across a diverse skillset covering operational and strategic management, global client solutions, business development and corporate acquisitions.
Richard was formerly the Chief Operating Officer at MontLake. In that role, Richard led the Fund Solutions business which encapsulated MontLake Platforms, UCITS Man Co and AIFM services, Global Distribution Services and Risk Solutions.
He is a highly experienced product expert with a strong background in fund structuring and fund distribution. Richard has been active in the asset management industry since 2005 and during his career has worked with many of the leading fund managers in the world.
Prior to joining Montlake in 2010, he spent 12 months as a senior consultant advising the alternative asset management industry on corporate governance issues post the 2008 crisis. Richard spent the first 10 years of his career at Morgan Stanley working within a number of senior roles within Technology, Operations, Equities and Asset Management.
Richard read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Essex. He is a regular speaker at fund industry events around the globe with a particular focus on the European regulated fund environment.