North American fund association founder takes on new role at Sudrania Fund Services

Former JP Morgan, SS&C and State Street fund services executive starts new role alongside association work.

By Jonathan Watkins

The fund services veteran who began the North American Fund Administration Association (NAFAA) has started a new role at Sudrania Fund Services.

Chris Meader joins as senior vice president of client service, and will continue his work as founder of NAFAA.

Meader set up the association back in 2018 to promote collaboration among fund services competitors.

Among its members are Apex Group, Stone Coast Fund Services and Ultimus Fund Solutions.

Prior to setting up NAFAA, Meader’s career consisted of positions at some of the fund services industry’s largest names.

He was vice president for hedge fund services at JP Morgan for almost four years, spent five at SS&C and was alternative investment solutions director at State Street for two and a half years.

In a note on LinkedIn, Meader said the dual role would still allow him to support the NAFAA working group. 

Meader joins at an exciting time for Sundrania which has sought to expand its reach globally. Earlier this month, Sundrania completed its acquisition of Triple Leo Consulting, a Philadelphia-based fund administrator that specialises in crypto and digital assets fund administration. 

It also opened a new Singapore office in September last year to offer fund administration services for the country’s new Variable Capital Company (VCC) fund structure.