Avi Zaacks

Head of Operations

Avi is responsible for leading the middle and back office functions, including business finance, taxation, investment operations, fund administration, regulatory compliance, operational risk and governance.

Avi has over 18 years of experience in global financial services having worked with fund managers, trustees, responsible entities, custodians, depositaries, administrators, private equity investors and diversified wealth management firms in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg and Australia.

Prior to joining Merricks Capital, Avi held roles as Chief Operating Officer and Director – Group Operational Risk at Qualitas where he had oversight and responsibility for the firm’s corporate and investment operations functions, including operational risk and fiduciary governance. Prior to this Avi worked in Deloitte’s financial services assurance and advisory practices, focusing primarily on wealth and investment management.

Avi holds a Bachelor of Business Science from the University of Cape Town, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.