Our Board Member Anuschka Cova
Mrs. ANUSCHKA COVA (1969) – CHAIRMAN
Anuschka Cova is an accomplished hedge fund industry veteran with a solid track record, where she has had a successful career spanning twenty years in increasingly senior positions in the industry both in Europe and the Americas. Anuschka returned to Curacao in 2012.
Anuschka is the Chairman of the Board of Curacao International Financial Association (CIFA) and Vice President of Curacao International Financial Center (CIFC); a public-private- partnership between industry participants, government and regulatory delegates, with the common goals to the benefit of the international financial services sector in the widest sense and ultimately the economy of Curaçao. Anuschka was a Partner at VBK+CO Alternative Investors Solutions and has been working with O’Connor Davies for almost 3 years to complete a joined venture between VBK+CO and OD. This JV was officially completed by January 2016. After June 2016, Anuschka works as International Business Director for OD through her consultancy firm.
Previous to VBK+CO, Anuschka made her career at Citco Fund Services.
During Anuschka’s tenure at Citco Fund Services, from 1993 to 2012, her roles included appointments as Operations Manager and Global Head of Fund of Hedge Funds Pricing team. She became a Managing Director for Citco Fund Services in 2001 and worked in several locations. Anuschka’s role included managing every aspect of operations to several hundred funds, many with several billion dollars under management, combined with primary responsibility for Citco’s marketing activities throughout Europe and laterally the Americas, and then as global head of marketing for Fund of Hedge Funds until 2012. After which she attended a course of Finance at Harvard University, in Boston.
Anuschka holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration (International Finance and Marketing) from the University of Miami and holds certificates in various specialized financial courses for executives, such Finance for Senior Executives (FSE) from Harvard University. In addition she has participated and volunteered in countless industry initiatives, Alternative Industry summits, forums and conferences for the last 20 years.