Stefan embarked on his career within the financial services industry more than 23 years ago. Starting out as a derivative structurer in 1994 at Bankers Trust, two years later he went on to establish and run Citigroup’s European exotic options trading desk. There he ran one of the largest, most active, and consistently profitable equity option trading teams globally. He was credited with developing a number of innovations in the interbank option market. Latterly, Stefan ran Citi’s European structured products business where he developed a range of investment products and funds. Over $50 billion of these investments were successfully placed with high net worth and institutional clients.
Doron has been a professional investor since 1992 almost exclusively on the buy-side. Previously, he was the Director of Research at Gems a multi-billion dollar fund of funds specializing in hedge funds, Much of his experience in securitisation arises from the replication of hedge fund strategies, trades, and ideas in a more liquid and cost-effective manner. Since leaving Gems, Doron is the founder of Tangram Strategic, a financial solutions company servicing Institutions, corporations, and families in Israel and abroad.
Walter has over a decade of experience within the financial services industry, having worked closely with independent wealth managers, fund managers and private banks in the Benelux and Switzerland. Walter’s expertise spans across all asset classes and he is responsible for expanding Fortem Capital’s distribution across Europe. Prior to joining Fortem Capital Walter worked both at Commerzbank in London and at Leonteq Securities in Amsterdam. Walter is fluent in Dutch, English and French.
Ryan has over 20 years of experience in financial services, having worked closely with professional investors on multi asset investments and hedging solutions. Ryan spent the first 7 years of his career at HSBC where he gained experience in asset management and project finance, corporate finance and multi asset derivative solutions – where he spent the majority of the time. The latter part of his career was spent at BNP Paribas Equities and Commodity Derivatives and then at Societe Generale where he led the UK cross asset solutions team in working with discretionary fund managers, asset managers, private banks and a select number of pensions funds.
Chris has worked within the financial services industry since 2002 and is also a chartered management accountant. Formerly a trader on the securitisation desk at Citigroup, he was responsible for the creation, trading and risk management of investment linked securities issued by Citi, totalling some 1,000 products and $3 billion in asset value. After leaving Citi, Chris joined a boutique investment house, structuring and pricing derivative based investments whilst overseeing all primary and secondary market activity.
Ed has more than 21 years experience within the financial services industry and is also a chartered management accountant. He spent 14 years at Citigroup working predominantly within the design and implementation of multi asset derivative based investments and hedging solutions covering European and Asian clients. During his time there, he established a fund management business and Irish based UCITS platform, launching a number of successful derivative based funds. From 2013 he built a fund management business with three other partners, Atlantic House Fund Management, launching and co-managing two funds and growing assets within 3 years to more than £250 million.