Kay Blackwell is the Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of Argand. Prior to joining Argand, she was a Managing Director with The Rohatyn Group focused on business development and investor relations. Previously, Ms. Blackwell was a Managing Director at MVision Private Equity Advisors where she managed global fundraising efforts for private equity funds, and was responsible for origination, distribution and General Partner relationships in North America. Prior to joining MVision, Ms. Blackwell spent over nine years with Citi Private Bank in New York and London where she was responsible for private equity, real estate and private debt product management globally. In this role she was responsible for structuring and managing funds, investment oversight, and investor relations. Prior to Citi, Ms. Blackwell helped develop and support a platform for emerging hedge fund managers in London. Ms. Blackwell holds a MSc degree in Strategic Communications from Columbia University, New York, and a BA Hons degree in English and European Literature from Essex University, United Kingdom. She served on the Board of Directors of Hot Bread Kitchen, a not-for-profit social enterprise based in New York City, from 2013 to 2018.