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Zeynep Meric-Smith
Senior Manager, Hedge Funds
Ernst & Young LLP
Zeynep is currently senior account manager at Ernst & Young in London, responsible for advisory services to hedge fund clients, both single managers and fund of hedge funds. She was previously responsible for client relationship management of West European, Asian and North American pension funds, endowments, fund of hedge funds, and wealth platforms at a London-based systematic investment manager. She started her career at JPMorgan as an Associate.

Zeynep holds a Masters degree (MSc.) in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ICMA Centre, Reading and also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation. She sits on the Executive Committee of the London Chapter of the CAIA Association and previously established the ICMA Alumni network in Turkey. She is a member of the Philanthropy Committee of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and Co-Chair of the 2008 Gala.