Legal & Compliance

  • Christopher Banks
    Christopher Banks
    Senior Compliance Officer, New York
  • Ellen Flannery
    Ellen Flannery
    Compliance Associate, London
  • Jean-Claude Kheryati
    Jean-Claude Kheryati
    Legal Counsel, London
  • Marc Melia
    Marc Melia
    Legal Counsel, London
  • John Morgan
    John Morgan
    Partner, London
  • Mita Patel
    Mita Patel
    Legal Counsel, San Francisco
  • Kevin Power
    Kevin Power
    Head of Compliance (Americas), New York
  • Robert Raghunath
    Robert Raghunath
    Paralegal, New York
  • Monika Rzesniowiecka
    Monika Rzesniowiecka
    Senior Paralegal, London
  • Kara Zanger
    Kara Zanger
    Head of Legal (US), New York
Christopher Banks
Senior Compliance Officer, New York

Christopher is a Senior Compliance Officer on Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance Team. He was previously at PIMCO, where he was also a Compliance Officer, focusing on Broker/Dealer related issues. He graduated from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management with a BS in Finance.

 

Ellen Flannery
Compliance Associate, London

Ellen is a Compliance Associate for the Legal and Compliance Team. Before joining the firm she worked as an AML Analyst at Charles Stanley Stockbrokers for several years. Prior to this, she served as a fee earner for Thompsons Solicitors, which deals with personal injury cases. She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) and History BA from the University of Leeds, and recently completed the International Compliance Association’s AML Diploma.
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Jean-Claude Kheryati
Legal Counsel, London

Jean-Claude is a Legal Counsel in Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance Team. Prior to joining Pantheon, Jean-Claude worked as Legal Counsel (Investments) at Wellcome Trust, having previously practised as an associate in the Fund Formation Group of several major international law firms, including in the Paris and Dubai offices of KWM (formerly SJ Berwin). Jean-Claude holds a Master Degree in Corporate Financial Management from Paris Graduate School of Management and a Master Degree in Business Law from University of Versailles – Saint Quentin en Yvelines. Jean-Claude was admitted as a lawyer in France in 2006. Jean-Claude is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

Marc Melia
Legal Counsel, London

Marc is Legal Counsel in Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance Team. Prior to joining Pantheon, he worked within the London office of Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP, in the Corporate (Investment Funds) team. Marc holds a BSc in Natural Sciences from Durham University and a LLB from Nottingham Law School. Marc is admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales.

 

John Morgan
Partner, London

John is a Partner and has overall responsibility for Pantheon’s global legal & compliance affairs. Prior to joining Pantheon, John worked within the Corporate Department team of Debevoise & Plimpton, having previously trained at Linklaters. John holds a LLB in Law with French from Birmingham University.

 

Mita Patel
Legal Counsel, San Francisco

Mita is a Legal Counsel in Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance Team. Prior to joining Pantheon, Mita worked at BlackRock and before that practised corporate law in the Fund Formation Group at Cooley LLP. She holds a BA in Political Science and also in Economics from UC Los Angeles, and a JD from Santa Clara University School of Law.

 

Kevin Power
Head of Compliance (Americas), New York

Kevin is Head of Compliance for the U.S. within Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance team. Prior to joining Pantheon Kevin worked at Man Investments Inc. as its Chief Compliance Officer, and previous to that was Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at Commonfund. Kevin holds a BA in in History from Providence College and a Juris Doctor in Law from St. John’s University School of Law.

 

Robert Raghunath
Paralegal, New York

Robert is Paralegal for the U.S. Legal and Compliance Teams. Prior to joining Pantheon, he was a student at Brooklyn Law School where he interned for the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, FINRA, and the New York State Office of the Attorney General – Investor Protection Bureau. He holds a BS in Finance and International Business from New York University Stern Undergraduate School of Business.

 

Monika Rzesniowiecka
Senior Paralegal, London

Monika is a Senior Paralegal in Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance Team. She holds a LLB in Law from the University of Bristol.

 

Kara Zanger
Head of Legal (US), New York

Kara is Head of Legal for the U.S. within Pantheon’s Legal & Compliance Team. Prior to joining Pantheon, Kara was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and the head of the legal group for Alternative Investment Partners, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s funds-of-funds business. Kara holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a BA in Political Science, French and Women’s and Gender Studies from Amherst College.

Any reference to the title of “Partner” shall, except as otherwise indicated, refer to such person’s capacity as a partner of Pantheon Ventures (UK) LLP. In addition, any reference to the title of “Partner” for persons located in the United States refers to such person’s capacity as a limited partner of Pantheon Ventures (US) LP.