Fay Ashwell

Fay is Chief Operating Officer, sits on the Board of OUem and is OUem’s named Compliance Officer. As a director of the company, Fay is jointly responsible for the overall strategy of the business. She also leads investment operations and the day to day running of OUem, managing a team of professionals responsible for performance measurement and reporting, company risk management, audits and controls.

Fay joined OUem in November 2007 and, prior to this, spent eight years at the Wellcome Trust, most recently as Head of Investment Operations.  She is also a Trustee at CABA (Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association) and Chair of its Investment Committee.

Fay is a graduate of the University of Kent (BSc Hons) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in 1999.