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Marshall Wace LLP

Alternative Investment Manager

Marshall Wace LLP

Marshall Wace manages $66bn in quantitative, systematic and fundamental strategies, specialising predominantly in long/short equity. Their strategies are implemented globally, leveraging proprietary systems and processes.

Technology and data have been at the core of Marshall Wace’s business for more than two decades. In 2002, they launched MW TOPS, the world’s first ‘Alpha Capture’ application. Today, they continue to foster an environment focused on innovation and the pursuit of excellence.

Saskia Bennett

Product Strategy Manager
Wellington Management

Saskia Bennett

Saskia works on the product team at Wellington Management, the $1trillion US asset manager. Before joining Wellington she held a similar role at Legal & General Investment Management, prior to which she worked for Architas as an analyst covering Emerging Markets and Japanese funds. Saskia holds an MA in Classics from the University of Cambridge.

Kristof Gleich

President, CIO
Harbor Capital Advisers

Kristof Gleich

Harbor Capital are a $62bn AUM Asset Manager based in Chicago, IL. Kristof oversees all Investment, Distribution & Marketing and Executive Office functions.  Prior to joining Harbor, Kristof was global head of manager selection at JP Morgan Chase, initially in London then most recently in New York. He received a B.S. in Physics from University of Bristol and is a CFA® charterholder.

Jack Barrett

Aluminium Trader
Trafigura

Jack Barrett

Jack is an Aluminium derivatives trader, managing the speculative and hedging risk for Trafigura, the world’s largest independent trader of Aluminium and Alumina, and one of the largest traders of oil, petroleum products, metals and minerals globally. Prior to Trafigura, Jack worked in the Aluminium department at Glencore, having moved to Switzerland from London after five years on the metals trading desks at Merrill Lynch and Macquarie. He holds a BA in Economics and Management from Oxford.

Josh Rimmer

Investment Manager
Eighteen48 Partners

Josh Rimmer

Josh is an Investment Manager at Eighteen48 Partners, a multi-family office, where he is responsible for investment research. Josh began his career as an Analyst at Ingenious Asset Management, followed by roles at Kepler Partners and Holbein Partners. Josh has a BSc in Economics and Management from the University of Leeds and is a CFA Charterholder. 

Dan Rozier

Equity Analyst
Lazard Asset Management

Dan Rozier

Dan is a member of the investment team at Lazard Asset Management, a $250bn global asset manager. He works as an equity analyst covering companies in the capital goods sector. He joined Lazard full time in 2011 after completing the internship program in 2010. Dan is a CFA® charterholder and studied Economics & Management at the University of Oxford.

Hannah Spencer

Hannah Spencer

Compliance Officer
Nesta Impact Investments

Hannah Spencer

Hannah is the Compliance Officer of Nesta Impact Investments, a company specialising in start-up/private equity investments in ‘social impact’ companies e.g. businesses which have a measurably positive impact on society and the environment.  She has worked in Financial Services Compliance for 20 years and has held roles at Credit Suisse, Aberdeen Asset Management and the Financial Conduct Authority.  She has broad knowledge of FCA requirements and European Legislation having worked as a Senior Compliance Consultant for over a decade.  During this time, she provided Compliance advice and assistance to the Senior Management of a variety of businesses including: fund managers, private equity, investment research and advisory firms.  Hannah is a Law graduate from the University of Warwick. 

Dr Vince Feng

Macro Trader and Philanthropist

Dr Vince Feng

After graduating Havard Dr. Feng began his career with Goldman Sachs, working primarily in their private equity division (PIA). From there he joined $30bn Private Equity firm General Atlantic where he was made the firm’s youngest ever partner. He later co-founded Ocean Arete Ltd, which became one of Hong Kong’s first >$1bn macro hedge funds. Dr Feng holds a BA, MA and PhD from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University.

Peter Peacock

Peter Peacock

Partner
Mondrian Alpha

Peter Peacock

Peter is a Partner at Mondrian Alpha. Mondrian Alpha is an alternative fund focused executive search firm that works with fund managers across hedge funds, private equity, credit funds and real estate. Peter has a comprehensive network, with insight and access to many industry experts involved with hiring decisions in the fund industry. He holds an Economics degree from Manchester University.

Leonard Charlton

Fund Manager
Polar Capital

Leonard Charlton

Leonard is a Fund Manager responsible for the European Absolute Return Hedge Fund at Polar Capital, a £22bn active asset management boutique based in London. Prior to Polar Leonard was Senior Partner of Dalton Strategic Partners, where he managed the Melchior European Hedge Fund. He started his career in Fund Management at GLG in 2003, having previously spent 5 years at Goldman Sachs in London as an equity trader. He holds a Bsc in Management Science from UMIST.