About Athena

Founded in 2005 by Allison Nolan, Athena International Management Limited provides governance solutions to the international alternative investment community with our individual directors serving on the boards of hedge funds, private equity vehicles, advisory boards, fund management companies, and structured finance vehicles.

We have a breadth of experience in a wide variety of investment structures, including hybrid and complex structures domiciled in jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, and Delaware.

We work with some of the leading investment managers, institutional investors and family offices in the alternative investment industry.

What Makes Us Different?

Our experience sets us apart, having worked in the alternative investment industry through several global economic cycles.

In an ever-changing legal and regulatory environment of the funds industry, we help our clients stay ahead of the global regulatory curve in mitigating exposure and enhancing compliance.

As truly independent directors we add value and added objectivity in delivering high-quality director services. We challenge our clients to meet the highest standards.

Our firm and directors are members of several industry associations, including AIMA Cayman, the Cayman Islands Directors Association, Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, Cayman Islands Compliance Association, International Bar Association, American Bar Association and 100 Women in Finance.

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Allison Nolan is the Founder of Athena and leads the provision of directorship services for the company, with particular emphasis on services to the investment funds industry. From her background as a partner in a leading offshore law firm and her transaction management experience, Allison has developed a wealth of expertise in the international financial services arena and has extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework in the Cayman Islands and other offshore jurisdictions. This experience, together with her commercial approach, means that she is able to offer an unparalleled excellence of service as an independent director.