GFIA Executive Committee

GFIA operates through three sub-committees which are managed by the Executive Committee. Executive Committee members are voted in on an annual basis at the AGM (Annual General Meeting). The members of the sub committees are then appointed by the Executive Committee.

Adrian Hogg (Chairman)

Adrian Hogg (Chairman)

Adrian is a Director of Grant Thornton Fund Administration Limited. He has been involved in the accountancy profession since his graduation in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in European Finance and Accounting where he majored in Accountancy, Finance and Economics. Adrian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Prior to joining Grant Thornton Gibraltar. He worked for five years in the British Virgin Islands. He sits on the Finance Faculty of the Gibraltar Society of Accountants and GFIA’s Funds Sub-Committee. He is a Statutory Auditor and holds a Company Manager license issued by Gibraltar’s Financial Services Commission in relation to the provision of directorships to Experienced Investor Funds.

James Lasry (Deputy Chairman)

James Lasry (Deputy Chairman)


Moe Cohen (Treasurer)

Moe Cohen (Treasurer)

Moe, a Chartered Accountant and founder partner of RSM Gibraltar, formerly Benady Cohen & Co, Chartered Accountants. He has over 20 years of professional services experience in audit, tax, financial services, funds, restructuring and insolvency, due diligence and advisory. Moe was previously a partner in Deloitte specialising in insurance companies, hedge funds, banks and a number of large private clients. RSM is the 6th largest international network in the world

Johann Olivera (Head of Training)

Johann Olivera (Head of Training)


David Diez de Artazcoz (Head of Marketing & Co Head Investment Managers)

David Diez de Artazcoz (Head of Marketing & Co Head Investment Managers)

David is an Executive Director and CIO of Atlantic Capital Ltd. He has over fifteen years’ experience in discretionary portfolio management and investment advisory for private and institutional clients (pension funds). e is specialised in putting together personalised investment solutions and in using sophisticated vehicles. He previously worked at Lombard Odier & Cie for fourteen years in their Lausanne, Geneva, Amsterdam and Gibraltar offices, and for two years at Synopsis Asset Management in Lausanne. David is fluent in Spanish, French and English.

Joey Garcia (Head of Technical)

Joey Garcia (Head of Technical)


Jay Gomez

Jay Gomez

An LLB (Hons) Graduate from Kingston University London, Jay was called to the Bar in England and Wales and Gibraltar in 2010. Jay is a member of the Corporate & Commercial and Financial Services teams at Triay & Triay. He has developed a strong reputation as an expert in the funds area and regularly advises prospective funds, investment managers, insurance companies and banks on licensing requirements and regulatory, operational, passporting and distribution matters. Jay is a former member of the Financial Services Commission’s Funds Panel, which was a body created for the purpose of acting as a first point of consultation with the industry. He was elected by his peers to the executive body of the Gibraltar Funds and Investment Association (GFIA).

James Neave

James Neave


Benjy Cuby (Head of Administrators)

Benjy Cuby (Head of Administrators)

Benjy Cuby Head of Administrators

Derek Baglietto

Derek Baglietto

Derek Baglietto is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers “ACIB”, and supplemented his studies under the Securities Institute focusing on Fund Management and Investment Analysis. He was employed by Credit Suisse Private Banking for 23 years gaining wide experience in various areas including Credit, Financial Control, Portfolio Management, Investment Consulting and Heading the Client support team. In 1997 Credit Suisse created an Institutional team providing services to Funds and Asset Managers and Derek was instrumental in developing this. He joined Turicum Bank in October 2016, with a focus on developing an Institutional Desk. The desk provides services and solutions to intermediaries and individuals for fund, company, trust structures and private accounts.

Raymond Joubaud (Co Head Investment Managers)

Raymond Joubaud (Co Head Investment Managers)

Raymond Joubaud Co Head Investment Managers

*as of June 2017

General Information

Monica Laso, Executive Coordinator

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Heads of the Committee

Adrian Hogg, Chairman

James Lasry, Vice Chairman

Training Sub Committee

Johann Olivera

Marketing & Events Sub Committee

David Diez de Artazcoz

Technical Sub Committee

Joey Garcia

Investment Managers Sub Committee

Raymond Joubaud

David Diez de Artazcoz

Administrators Sub Committee

Benjy Cubby

Auditors Sub Committee

Johann Olivera

Lawyers Sub Committee

Jay Gomez

Banks Sub Committee

Derek Baglietto

EIF's Directors

James Neave