Cyril is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of MontLake. As well as being active in all aspects of the business, Cyril provides MontLake clients with advice on their digital and traditional distribution strategy, product development and broader industry insights. He is a highly experienced investment fund expert with a strong background in fund structuring and distribution with a focus on UCITS and AIF. Cyril has almost two decades of experience in the asset management industry working to bring to market exceptional fund managers in the most suitable fund structures for an ever changing and evolving European client base. Prior to MontLake, Cyril was a Partner and CEO at Tara Capital. At Tara Cyril built a leading advisory firm focused on hedge fund managers on both a fund of hedge fund and single strategy basis. During his time at Tara, he was part of the Executive Committee and selected the funds to be promoted by a multilingual institutional sales team covering investors globally. Cyril is a French national and in addition to his mother tongue speaks English and Spanish. Cyril has a degree in International Business from L’Institut Supérieur Européen de Gestion (ISEG) in Lyon, France and has an Executive Certification in Leadership and Strategy from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He is a regular speaker at conferences and private events around the globe and has a keen eye on innovation and digital transformation in the funds industry.