US – Charles Cassidy, a former senior vice president of marketing at State Street, has joined investment consulting firm Cambridge Associates.

He told IPE he has joined Cambridge as director of operational due diligence for marketable alternative assets (hedge funds). He was previously working as a consultant.

He said: “I am heading up a new initiative to build a more systematic and focused approach to hedge fund operational due diligence within the firm.”

Cambridge provides investment planning, investment manager evaluation and search, performance monitoring and research to private clients, institutions and endowments.

Cassidy is a graduate of Harvard Business School and a member of the Harvard Business School Association of Boston Community Action Partners.