Peter Northcott


Peter Northcott, the Founder and Managing Director of Axzam Consulting, has extensive experience as an Operational Consultant, including at KB Associates (now Waystone), the funds consultancy, whom he continues to represent, as a COO at various asset managers and as a Non-Executive Director. Peter has worked in the financial services industry since 1989. He has been a COO at several firms, including Mako Global Investors, Apollo Management and Mulvaney Capital Management (covering a range of investment strategies); and in operational due diligence at Caliburn Capital, a fund of funds. Prior to that, Peter worked in the investment banking industry in a number of senior operational and change management roles at ANZ (in New Zealand), Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan. Peter has also advised the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), authoring or contributing to various DDQs and Guides to Sound Practice over many years and has been a member of their Sound Practices Committee since its inception. He is an experienced public speaker, including chairing conferences, moderating panels, hosting round tables and presenting on various topics, including launching a hedge fund, outsourcing and service provider selection, and operational due diligence. He has also lectured on the Henley Business School Hedge Fund Executive Programme, the Paris Dauphine Executive MBA Programme and is a published author. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Physics from the University of Birmingham, is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and is a Chartered Governance Professional.