Experienced investment professional with track record of successfully creating and overseeing investment processes, platforms and portfolios with strong risk adjusted returns.
Moore Capital ManagementNew York, New YorkSenior Portfolio Manager03/2008 to Current
Manage a discretionary multi-asset class portfolio for this $15 billion hedge fund. Utilize equity, credit, commodity, global interest rate and foreign exchange markets to optimally position absolute return portfolio. Consistently achieve strong performance including no negative calendar years and sharpe ratio of 1.5 since inception. Interact extensively with institutional clients for both business development and client service. Work closely with technical development team to improve and enhance internal market applications and portfolio risk analytics.
RBS Greenwich CapitalGreenwich, ConnecticutManaging Director/Proprietary Trader01/2006 to 02/2008Co-headed very profitable proprietary trading team (three portfolio managers and two analysts). Responsible for creating investment process and accompanied portfolio analytics and structure. Managed portfolio of developed and emerging market liquid instruments primarily in interest rate, foreign exchange and equity index markets. Instrumental in negotiating team's lift out in early 2008 to join Moore Capital Management.
Fischer, Francis Trees and WattsNew York, New YorkCo-Chief Investment Officer05/1992 to 12/2005Joined as portfolio manager overseeing US fixed income portfolios for the $40 billion global asset manager. Managed portfolios utilizing credit, securitized products, duration and yield curve positioning. Promoted to oversee firm's activities in London in european fixed income and foreign exchange in 1999. Promoted to Co-Chief investment Officer with oversight responsibility for 40 portfolio managers and analysts as well as the firm's investment process in 2000. Oversaw the management of portfolios with mandates including short duration, core and core plus fixed income, global and international, global aggregate, global inflation and absolute return. Responsible for new product ideas including hedge fund offering, the Diversified Alpha Funds which eventually grew to $2 billion. Extensive traveling and client interaction for existing and prospective institutional investors. One of 12 equity partners when firm was sold to BNP Paribas in 2003 (and was asked to stay for two year transition period ending late 2005).
JP MorganNew York, New YorkVice President08/1987 to 04/1992Hired out of Cornell University into the six month Morgan Finance Program. Upon completion of program, worked on the foreign exchange spot desk assisting currency traders. In 1988 moved to the bank's asset liability management group, where funded the bank via commercial paper and certificates of deposit issuance. Helped manage the bank's interest rate risk by utilizing options, interest rate swaps, futures and cash securities.
Education and Training
MBA:finance1992New York University, New York, New YorkSponsored by JP Morgan for the Executive MBA in Finance prorgam
Bachelor of Arts:government1987Cornell University, Ithaca, New YorkDeans list