Matthew Cottrell has served as our Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary since 2012 and is a Director of Carlyle based in London.
Mr. Cottrell also serves as the chief compliance officer and secretary of NFIC. Since joining Carlyle in 2006, Mr. Cottrell has been involved with fund structuring, documentation and management of a range of CLO, low levered, market value and synthetic funds together with regulation, compliance and operations management for GMS in Europe.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Cottrell was a Director in structured finance and credit policy at Fitch Ratings and he practiced as a banking lawyer in the international finance group at Ashurst, an international law firm. Mr. Cottrell holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Mathematics and Philosophy from Durham University and an LPC from the College of Law.
From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Cottrell was a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He is a CFA charter holder and has a CIMA diploma in management accounting.