Board of Directors

Rupert Dorey

Independent Director

Independent Director

Rupert Dorey is a member of the TFG Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Mr. Dorey has over 30 years of experience in financial markets. Mr. Dorey was at CSFB for 17 years from 1988 to 2005 where he specialised in credit related products, including derivative instruments where his expertise was principally in the areas of debt distribution, origination and trading, covering all types of debt from investment grade to high yield and distressed debt. He held a number of senior positions at CSFB, including establishing CSFB's high yield debt distribution business in Europe, fixed income credit product coordinator for European offices and head of UK Credit and Rates Sales. Since 2005, he has been acting in a Non-Executive Directorship capacity for a number of Hedge Funds, Private Equity & Infrastructure Funds, for both listed and unlisted vehicles. Mr. Dorey is a former President of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Institute of Directors. Mr. Dorey is based in Guernsey.

Frederic M. Hervouet

Independent Director

Independent Director

Frederic Hervouet is a member of the TFG Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Mr. Hervouet has over 17 years of experience in financial markets and hedge funds, including in multi-asset class investment and risk management, structured products and structured finance. Until September 2013, Mr. Hervouet was a Managing Director and Head of Commodity Derivatives Asia for BNP Paribas, where he was focused on trading, structuring and sales. Previously, Mr. Hervouet was a Director and Global Head of Sales at Diapason Commodities Management SA, a partner at Systeia Capital Management, which is now part of Amundi Asset Management, and a Director and Head of European Market Distribution at BAREP Asset Management, the hedge fund management subsidiary of Société Générale. Mr. Hervouet has a MSc in Applied Mathematics and International Finance and a Master's Degree (DESS) in Financial Markets, Commodities Markets and Risk Management from the Université Paris Dauphine. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Hervouet is based in Guernsey.

William Rogers

Independent Director

Independent Director

William P. Rogers, Jr. is a member of the TFG Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Mr. Rogers retired from the Corporate Department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in December 2015 after 36 years at the firm. His practice encompassed the representation of both corporate and financial institution clients in a wide variety of matters, including international securities offerings, corporate governance and SEC compliance matters, mergers and acquisitions, and derivative financial products. He was repeatedly cited as one of the United States’ leading practitioners in capital markets by, among others, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The Legal 500; and IFLR1000. Mr. Rogers regularly advised a wide variety of clients, including Royal Dutch Shell plc, Bacardi Limited, Time Warner Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, CBS Corporation, INEOS Group Limited, Tetragon Financial Group Limited, Costamare Inc., priceline.com Incorporated, FactSet Research Systems Inc., Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, GasLog Ltd. and Goldman Sachs. He also regularly advised corporate clients on derivatives matters, including the implications of the new DoddFrank swaps regulation. He was involved in the formation of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and, prior to his move to London, regularly represented ISDA on legislative, regulatory and documentation matters. Mr. Rogers was born in Bronxville, New York.  He received a B.A. from Union College in 1972 and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve School of Law in 1978. From 1998 to 2001, he served as the Managing Partner of Cravath’s Corporate Department and, from 2001 to 2007, headed the firm’s London office. Mr. Rogers is based in New York.

David Jeffreys

Independent Director

Independent Director

David Jeffreys is a member of the TFG Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Mr. Jeffreys provides directorship services to a small number of fund groups. From 1995 until 2010 Mr. Jeffreys worked with EQT, a Scandinavian based private equity group, acting as a director of each of its Fund general partners and, from 2006, establishing and serving as Managing Director of EQT Funds Management Limited, its Guernsey based management and administration office. Between 1993 and June 2004, Mr. Jeffreys was managing director of Abacus Fund Managers (Guernsey) Limited, where he was involved with private client trust arrangements, corporate administration, pension schemes and fund administration. He was a board member of Abacus' principal administration operating companies and served on the boards of various administrated client companies. Previously, Mr. Jeffreys worked as an auditor and accountant for 12 years with Coopers & Lybrand (and its predecessor firms). He has an undergraduate degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Jeffreys is based in Guernsey.

Paddy Dear

Director

Investment & Risk Committee,
Executive Committee

Co-Head

Paddy Dear co-founded Polygon in 2002 and TFM, the investment manager of TFG, in 2005. He is a Principal of TFM, a member of the TFG Board of Directors, the Co-Head of TFG Asset Management, a member of TFM’s Investment & Risk Committee, a member of TFM’s Executive Committee, a member of the Investment & Management Committee of TCIP and Tetragon Credit Income II L.P. Mr. Dear was previously a Managing Director and the Global Head of Hedge Fund Coverage for UBS Warburg Equities. Prior to this, he was co-head of European sales trading, execution, arbitrage sales and flow derivatives. He had been with UBS since 1988, including six years in New York. Mr. Dear was in equity sales at Prudential Bache before joining UBS and started his career as a petroleum engineer with Marathon Oil Co. Mr. Dear holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College in London. Mr. Dear is based in London.

Reade Griffith

Director

Investment & Risk Committee,
Executive Committee

European Event Driven Equities

Reade Griffith co-founded Polygon in 2002 and TFM, the investment manager of TFG, in 2005. He is a Principal of TFM, a member of the TFG Board of Directors, the Head of TFM’s Investment & Risk Committee, a member of TFM’s Executive Committee, the CIO of Polygon’s European Event Driven Equities strategy, a member of the Investment & Management Committee of TCIP and Tetragon Credit Income II L.P. He was previously the founder and chief executive officer of the European office of Citadel Investment Group, a multi-strategy hedge fund that he joined in 1998. He was a partner and senior managing director responsible for running the Global Event Driven arbitrage team in Tokyo, London and Chicago for the firm. He was previously with Baker, Nye, where he was an analyst working on an arbitrage and special situations portfolio. Mr. Griffith holds a JD degree from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Harvard College. He also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and left as a Captain following the 1991 Gulf War. Mr. Griffith is based in London.

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