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Fidelio appoints new Partner – Irina Hunter

Fidelio appoints new Partner – Irina Hunter - with extensive buyside / investment management experience, further enhancing Fidelio’s Board Search, Evaluation, and Development capability.

Irina brings deep knowledge of capital markets and strong relationships with the investment community. She has rich first-hand experience of investing with a long-term mindset in companies globally, including in EMEA and Asia. This insight complements Fidelio’s proven ESG capability.

Irina was a Portfolio Manager at LGM Investments, a subsidiary of Bank of Montreal (BMO) Asset Management (now owned by ColumbiaThreadneedle).

On her appointment, she commented, “I’m delighted to be joining Fidelio with its innovative approach to building high performing Boards that are committed to unlocking value for their shareholders.

Gillian Karran-Cumberlege, co-founder, Fidelio Partners, welcomed Irina's appointment saying “We are delighted to welcome Irina. Fidelio supports clients to build high performing Boards - effective shareholder and stakeholder engagement is key. Irina’s deep understanding of the buyside and shareholder expectations for the Boards and companies they invest in will be of tremendous value to our clients, particularly in a fast-changing and complex environment.”

To arrange a conversation with Irina, please contact


Irina Hunter - Biography

Irina joins Fidelio Partners following an international career spanning over 20 years in Asset Management, Investment Banking and Private Equity. Most recently, Irina spent 15 years at LGM Investments, an Emerging Markets boutique (part of BMO Asset Management and now a subsidiary of ColumbiaThreadneedle). Over the course of her career, Irina co-managed LGM Emerging Markets Fund and launched LGM Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Fund raising capital from European and North American institutional investors.

Irina took a long-term approach to investments building a deep understanding of the company and fully recognising the importance of strong corporate governance as a source of value creation for shareholders.

Irina brings a thorough understanding of sound stewardship and governance from the shareholder perspective, as well as a senior and diverse network across leading businesses and the international asset management community. This experience will fit very well with to Fidelio’s highly-developed ESG capability.

About Fidelio

Fidelio is committed to Building Better Boards. We build Board and leadership capability for a fast changing world through:

  • Composition – Search (Board and Executive) / Diversity

  • Effectiveness – Evaluation / Development

  • Alignment – Strategy / ESG / Engagement

To find out how Fidelio can support your Board, or to receive regular updates, please contact


Fidelio Partners Board Development & Executive Search Ltd
60 Petty France - London - SW1H 9EU

+44 (0) 20 7759 2200

Fidelio Partners LLP is a company registered in England and Wales with Company Number OC345377.
VAT Number: 26589683

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