Nicsa Adds International Committee to Line-Up of Industry Networking Groups

By Nicsa posted 26 days ago


Boston, MA – May 25, 2021 – Nicsa, a leading trade association dedicated to fostering dialogue and connecting all aspects of the global asset management industry, today announced the launch of a new committee as it further expands its reach across all business lines of the global industry: the Nicsa International Committee.


The Nicsa International Committee will provide a forum for discussion, and presentation of programs on, global issues affecting the fund industry and Nicsa’s membership. The committee will focus on issues such as distribution, regulation, trading and fund structures in both the U.S. and international markets and will provide support to Nicsa members that are looking to enter the U.S. from abroad or enter markets outside of the U.S.


The Committee is chaired by:

  • Jennifer Hoopes, Senior Managing Director and General Counsel, Foreside
  • Lesley-Anne Archibald, Manager, North American Funds Operations, Baillie Gifford
  • Alex Pire, Head of Product, Amundi


A vast array of firms across the asset management industry are represented on Nicsa committees including leading asset managers, broker dealers, custodian banks, transfer agents, and other professional service firms including audit, tax, law, technology, marketing, and compliance.


“Nicsa established the International Committee in order to build a platform for constructive networking and to provide a sounding board for best practices related to global industry issues. We’re excited to have a dedicated approach to international matters of interest to the Nicsa members.,” said Jim Fitzpatrick, President & CEO of Nicsa.


About Nicsa 

Nicsa is a not-for-profit trade association striving to connect all facets of the global asset management industry in order to develop, share, implement, and advance leading practices.  For over fifty years, Nicsa has promoted an open and collaborative environment, where members’ and partners’ deep expertise and unique perspectives have come together to help strategically implement and support the industry’s most vital issues. Click here for more information about membership.


Nicsa aims to help firms operating in all segments of the global asset management industry meet the changing needs of their clients by aligning and educating industry participants through formal education programs, interactive forums, networking opportunities, and initiatives such as the Diversity Project North America. The Diversity Project’s goal is to accelerate progress towards a diverse and inclusive culture in the asset management industry to deliver the best possible results for clients, reflect the society we serve, and ensure long-term business sustainability. Click here for more information on Nicsa’s Diversity Project North America initiative.