Founder & Managing Director
Michael Wheaton is Managing Director and Founder of H&C Corporate Services Limited a management company regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, prior to this Mr. Wheaton was Managing Director of TMF (Cayman) Ltd. (“TMF”), a regulated trust company and part of the global TMF Group and Managing Director and Founder of Axiss International Management Ltd., a regulated management company. Mr. Wheaton has over 20 years’ experience in the Cayman Islands Financial and Corporate Services industry with extensive experience in the global financial markets having, on a discretionary basis, managed multi-billion dollar fixed income portfolios. Mr. Wheaton has acted on the boards of numerous offshore private equity funds, emerging market funds and hedge funds, which have included some of the world’s largest institutional platforms. Mr. Wheaton has also specialised experience in the management of distressed funds including being engaged as lead director to manage the multi-jurisdictional litigation and realisation of assets of a large distressed infrastructure fund. Mr. Wheaton holds a BSc (Hons) from Kings College London and a Diploma of Law (Distinction).
LEON DEN EXTER
Leon den Exter is Director of Fiduciary Services at H&C Corporate Services Limited. Prior to this Mr. den Exter served as an independent director in the fund governance group at DMS Governance Ltd., providing client service delivery for a wide range of investment funds. Boards served on included long/short equity, geographical focused funds, private equity and broad exposure to fund of funds, managed futures and structures included master/feeder funds, partnerships, advisory committees and investment management companies. Prior to DMS he was employed at Maitland Administration Limited, where he was Operations Manager overseeing the fund administration service. Assets under administration while in this role were approximately $24 billion. Mr. den Exter has a broad range of experience in fund accounting and registrar/transfer agency service with related anti-money laundering policies and procedures. He began his career with Deloitte, performing audits of clients in the investment, insurance and banking industries. Mr. den Exter is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He is also a Registered Director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.