Funda Ayhan

Funda Ayhan

Founder & Managing Director


Funda Ayhan has spent over 25 years in financial markets with roles spanning equity research, investment banking & fund management. Her career has included senior positions at Nomura International, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, ING Barings Securities and AIB Govett Asset Management. Funda started her career with Arthur Andersen & Co in Sydney and is a qualified CPA and CFA, Level 1. Funda graduated from the Australian National University, Canberra with majors in Economics and Accounting.

Dilek Capanoglu

Dilek Capanoglu

Co-Founder & Managing Director


Dilek Çapanoğlu has over 20 years of investment experience with senior industry roles including CIO for EM Equities at Allianz Global Investors, co-Head of European Small Cap Equity Sales at HSBC London and portfolio manager at Flemings Asset Management. Dilek graduated from the International Partnership of Business Schools, Reutlingen Germany. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in European Finance and Management from the Royal Holloway University, UK.

Elina Nizar

Co-Founder & Managing Director


Elina has a professional experience working in the City of London for a consultancy where she advised UK & Global Asset Managers on distribution as well as developing relations with family offices across Europe and the Middle East. Previously Elina, consulted for a Private Equity firm in Luxembourg where she covered European and Middle East clients. Elina studied BSc in Psychology, BA in Business & Management and is currently studying for MSc in Middle East Politics in London. Elina is currently between London and Dubai and speaks fluent Arabic.

Angie Chung, CFA

Managing Director


Angie Chung has had an extensive 20+ year career in banking. Most recently, she was COO of the co-Treasurer of Barclays Bank.  Previously, she led senior positions a Global Head of Strategy & Business Development at JP Morgan for Securitised Products and was an M&A and ECM banker at JP Morgan and ING Barings. Angie was conferred an MBA in Finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business where she was a Trustee Fellow and a BA in English & History from the University of Virginia. Angie has been a CFA charterholder since 2001.

Mary Hunter

Consultant


Mary Hunter has held leadership roles in developing marketing data and analytics for wealth managers, fund managers and investor relations teams during a long career at Thomson Reuters in Luxembourg and London.  She also led the Lipper (Funds) business in Europe. Earlier in her career, Mary managed strategic partnerships at Morningstar, and was an analyst at a boutique investment management firm. Mary holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS from Cornell University.

Miray Yavuztekin

Consultant


Miray Yavuztekin’s background is largely within the hospitality and logistic sectors. Miray has worked in both Turkey and the UK including roles at Maersk Shipping and Horoz Logistics in Izmir, Turkey and ING Securities in London. Miray is originally from Turkey and graduated from Yasar University in Izmir, with a degree in Logistics and majors in International Trade and Finance. She also holds a Business Management degree from West London Business College in London.

Jill Rudell

Events & Marketing Director


Jill Rudell has extensive experience within the hospitality & event management industries. Prior to joining Cap Connect in 2018, Jill spent three years as Food & Beverage Manager for a Private Business Club in Mayfair.  She has run numerous prestigious business and private events, including the Financial Times Davos Debrief. Jill is originally from Sweden and studied at Lund University, earning a B.Sc. in Business & Economics and a M.Sc. in Economics.