Sarah is resident in Switzerland and is an experienced portfolio manager and asset allocator. Sarah holds a Masters Degree in Modern Languages and Philosophy from Oxford University and began her career in London at Chase Manhattan in 1984. She subsequently worked as an equity analyst at BZW and Schroders in London, and then as a portfolio manager at Sweden’s Trygg Hansa SPP, before moving to JP Morgan’s Private Bank in Geneva to manage advisory portfolios. She then ran both institutional and private portfolios as a Vice President of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, also in Geneva. In 2000 Sarah launched White Mountain, a European equity long/short hedge fund and she later joined the main investor in the fund, Canadian-based Arrow Hedge Partners. She established Arrow’s European operations, including the manager research and selection for its fund of funds, also serving on Arrow’s investment committee. Sarah now serves as as an independent director for hedge funds, private equity funds, management companies and foundations. She is an approved director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and is also authorised as a director of investment companies in several European jurisdictions including Luxembourg, Switzerland and Ireland. She holds both British and Swiss citizenship. She is a member of AIMA and 100 Women in Finance.
SpecialitiesInvestment Management, Asset Allocation, Manager Research
John-Mark is resident in Switzerland; his expertise is managing risk capital for major investment banks and in the hedge fund industry. John-Mark started his career in proprietary FX/fixed income trading at Goldman Sachs in 1988, followed by seven years at Morgan Stanley in fixed income trading. In 2003 he joined Mangart Capital Advisors, a macro hedge fund in Switzerland. As managing director he was responsible for portfolio risk management activities and aspects of operations and business development during a period of significant increase in AUM. Since 2008 John-Mark has acted as an independent non-executive director for a limited number of hedge funds and investment groups. He is a CFA charter holder (2002) and member of the CFA Institute. He has a Masters Degree from the University of Oxford (PPE, 1988) and a MSc. (distinction, 2014) in psychological research methods.