Ayse Kaya

Our legal and compliance office

In 1998 Ayse started her career at the Dutch Central Bank (“ DNB” ) as legal supervisor on investment funds. Mid 2000, she moved to the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (“AFM”) where she worked for the Legal Affairs department. She was involved with the implementation of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision (“ Wft”) with focus on investment funds and MiFID. In 2008 she started to work for Aegon Asset Management. As legal counsel she supported the business regarding the legal requirements for the Aegon investment funds. In 2011 Ayse moved to the risk & compliance team within Aegon Asset Management as Compliance Officer.

Before she joined Pelargos Capital, Ayse was as Coordinator Compliance responsible for monitoring the compliance risks within Aegon NL. Ayse holds a Master of Law from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.

Ayse Kaya

Legal and Compliance Officer

  • Introduction

  • Ayse joined us recently in March 2015. With her extensive experience as legal counsel in the financial industry she is THE Pelargos legal opinion.

  • Work experience

    • 1998-2000 DNB, Dutch Central Bank – Supervisor Investment Funds
    • 2000-2008 AFM, The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets – Legal Counsel
    • 2008-2011 Aegon – Senior Legal Counsel Aegon Asset Management NL
    • 2011-2013 Aegon – Compliance Officer Aegon Asset Management NL
    • 2013-2015 Aegon – Coordinator Compliance Aegon NL
    • 2015- Pelargos Senior Legal Counsel
  • Education

    • 1999 Master of Law from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam