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Business Development and Investor Relations Team

Investment & Risk Committee

Tetragon Financial Management’s Investment & Risk Committee is responsible for managing Tetragon’s portfolio.

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Paddy Dear

Tetragon Co-Founder

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Paddy Dear

Tetragon Co-Founder

Paddy Dear co-founded Tetragon in 2005, is based in London and is a member of Tetragon’s Board of Directors and its investment manager’s Investment and Risk Committee.

Prior to co-founding Tetragon in 2005, Paddy co-founded Polygon, a multi-strategy hedge fund management business, in 2002. In 2012, Tetragon acquired Polygon and it became part of TFG Asset Management, Tetragon’s diversified alternative asset management business – which now has more than $37 billion of assets under management.(9)

Paddy received a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London, graduating top of his year. He started his career as a Petroleum Engineer with Marathon Oil working in London, Denver and offshore in the North Sea. He later moved into finance and prior to setting up Polygon was a Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank, where he worked for 14 years in London and New York.

Paddy believes strongly in the importance of educational opportunity and was a beneficiary of a bursary at Winchester College himself. To this end much of Paddy’s charitable giving has an educational and social mobility focus. He also actively supports and mentors young, aspiring UK entrepreneurs with a special interest in those with a technology bias and a social benefit.

Paddy, together with his wife Janie, are livestock farmers in Gloucestershire and Scotland and are advocates for local, sustainable, regenerative farming methods.

Paddy is a fan of the arts and is supporter of the National Gallery and the Royal Opera House. He continues to be an avid and active sportsperson in particular tennis, cycling, skiing, and hiking.

Reade Griffith

Tetragon Co-Founder and
Chief Investment Officer

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Reade Griffith

Tetragon Co-Founder and
Chief Investment Officer

Reade Griffith is Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Tetragon Financial Group and TFG Asset Management. Reade is also a member of Tetragon’s Board of Directors.

Prior to co-founding Tetragon in 2005, Reade co-founded Polygon, a multi-strategy hedge fund management business, in 2002. In 2012, Tetragon acquired Polygon and it became part of TFG Asset Management, Tetragon’s diversified alternative asset management business – which now has more than $37 billion of assets under management(9).

In addition to his roles at Tetragon and TFG Asset Management, Reade continues to manage Polygon’s European Event-Driven Equities strategy.

Reade holds an A.B. degree in Economics from Harvard College and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. Reade also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and left as a Captain following the 1991 Gulf War. Reade 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.

Reade is currently a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Law School and was a member of the Financial Sector Forum at the Bank of England from 2017 until 2020.

Reade is based in London with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three daughters. Reade and Elizabeth have a strong interest in creating educational and athletic opportunities for young people, having benefitted from being club and varsity sport participants during their time as Harvard undergraduates. Together they have endowed a fund to support Harvard’s efforts to promote inclusion and broaden access to organized sports and recreational activity. Their education-focused philanthropy also includes funding a 100% bursary in perpetuity at St Paul’s Girls’ School in London.

Reade is passionate about fly fishing and tennis, and, together with Elizabeth, manages a farm in Gloucestershire focused on sustainable and regenerative methods to encourage biodiversity in the environment.

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Stephen Prince

Chief Executive Officer,
TFG Asset Management

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Stephen Prince

Chief Executive Officer,
TFG Asset Management

Stephen Prince is Chief Executive Officer of TFG Asset Management, Tetragon’s diversified alternative asset management business, joining in 2015. During his tenure, Assets Under Management have grown from $17 billion to over $37 billion.(9) In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer of TFG Asset Management, Stephen is a member of Tetragon’s investment manager’s Investment and Risk Committee, alongside co-founders Reade Griffith and Paddy Dear.

Stephen was previously the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Chair of the Investment Committee of Silver Creek Capital Management, an $8 billion alternative investment firm.

Prior to joining Silver Creek in 2007, Stephen helped found and was on the investment team of two long/short equity hedge funds. Stephen began his career at Tiger Management LLC.

Alongside his roles at Tetragon, Stephen is Chair of the Investment Committee at Heinz Endowments.

Stephen has an A.B. degree from Princeton University, majoring in English, and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School. He is based in New York with his wife, Hailey, and their three children. At Princeton University, Stephen and Hailey have endowed a Service Focused Internship and Program Fund that supports students with stipends and grants to pursue internships and academic experiences in organizations that address problems related to healthcare.  Stephen also works in a volunteer capacity to support Afghan refugees resettling in the United States post the Allied-withdrawal.

Outside of the office Stephen is a keen amateur magician.

Leadership team

The members of our leadership team have been with Tetragon for an average of 11 years.

Paul Gannon

Chief Financial Officer

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Paul Gannon

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Gannon is Chief Financial Officer and a member of the TFM Executive Committee. Paul joined the group in 2004, and prior to that, he was an interest rate derivatives Analyst in the Capital Markets Division of J.P. Morgan in London. Before JP Morgan, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the Asset Management Division at PwC. Paul has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.  He is based in London.

Stacy Scheehle

Chief Compliance Officer
Co-Head of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

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Stacy Scheehle

Chief Compliance Officer
Co-Head of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

Stacy Scheehle is the Chief Compliance Officer and Co-Head of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance. Stacy joined in 2014, and prior to that, she was the Chief Compliance Officer and also Counsel at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., which she joined as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel in 2010. Stacy was previously at Ernst & Young and also worked at Barclays Wealth and Lehman Brothers, Inc. in regulatory, legal and compliance roles. Between 2001 and 2004, she was a Staff Attorney at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, and prior to that was an Associate Examiner at the NASD. Stacy is based in New York.

Sean Côté

General Counsel
Co-Head of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

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Sean Côté

General Counsel
Co-Head of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance

Sean Côté is General Counsel, Co-Head of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance and a member of the Executive Committee. Sean joined the group in 2004, and prior to that, he was a Senior Corporate Associate in the New York office of Covington & Burling, an international law firm he joined in 1999, where he advised clients on a broad range of corporate matters. He started his legal career in 1995 with Hale and Dorr in Boston, where he focused on securities and M&A transactions. Sean has a law degree from Harvard Law School, a Master’s degree in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. He is admitted to the New York, Massachusetts and Florida bars. His responsibilities include all legal and regulatory matters. Sean is based in London.

Greg Wadsworth

Head of Business Development and
Investor Relations

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Greg Wadsworth

Head of Business Development and
Investor Relations

Greg Wadsworth is the Head of Business Development and Investor Relations and is a member of the Executive Committee. Greg joined the group in 2006, and prior to that, he worked at Yahoo for four years, most recently responsible for financial planning and analysis for its international operations. Before Yahoo, Greg worked at several technologies companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, raising funds including public and private offerings, acquiring and selling businesses, and managing the companies’ operations. Prior to moving to San Francisco, he was an Associate in Chase Manhattan Bank’s Latin America corporate finance organisation in New York City. He also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and left as a Captain. Greg has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Holy Cross College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is based in London.

Ruaraidh Campbell

Head of Risk

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Ruaraidh Campbell

Head of Risk

Ruaraidh Campbell is the Head of Risk. He joined Tetragon in 2021. Ruaraidh’s responsibilities include platform risk management and oversight of the firm’s hedge fund products. Prior to joining Tetragon, Ruaraidh worked as a Managing Director in Blackstone’s Hedge Fund Solutions Group (BAAM), where he supported the Co-CIOs in risk management, analytics, business strategy and portfolio construction spanning over $75 billion in AUM. Previously, he worked as a Vice President and Head of Analytics and Risk at Summit Rock Advisors, a then-$8 billion outsourced CIO office. Before Summit Rock, Ruaraidh spent eight years at Blackstone’s Hedge Fund Solutions Group, where he focused on risk management, portfolio construction and product development. He received a B.A. in Economics and Foreign Affairs with a minor in Applied Math from the University of Virginia. Ruaraidh is a CFA charterholder and is based in New York and Washington, D.C.

Yuko Thomas

Head of Investor Relations

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Yuko Thomas

Head of Investor Relations

Yuko Thomas is the Head of Investor Relations. Prior to joining the group in 2006, Yuko was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International, where she was the Head of Human Capital Management Strategy and Management, Europe, and a Senior HCM Generalist and Chief of Staff for the Equities Division in Europe. Prior to that, she was a Pan-European Equity Research Salesperson, also at Goldman Sachs International. She holds an A.B. degree from Harvard. Yuko is based in London.

Manuel Guerrero

Head of Operations

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Manuel Guerrero

Head of Operations

Manuel Guerrero is the Head of Operations. He joined the group in 2003, and prior to that, he was an Executive Director in the equities division of Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for managing the securities lending middle office and operations functions in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Previously, Manuel was with AXA Investment Managers, London Global Securities and Salomon Brothers International Ltd. He began his career in 1985 with Banco Exterior UK. He is responsible for the operations function. Manuel is based in London.

Eve Young

Head of Communications

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Eve Young

Head of Communications

Eve Young is Head of Communications. Prior to joining Tetragon, Eve was a Principal at Sard Verbinnen & Co, a New York-headquartered financial communications firm, where she specialised in cross-border transactions and long-term strategic communications positioning. Eve has an Msc from the University of Oxford and a BA from the University of Bristol, and is based in London.

Jesse Levy

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

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Jesse Levy

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Jesse Levy is Deputy Chief Financial Officer at TFG Asset Management. Prior to joining the group in 2021, he was Group Financial Controller at Intermediate Capital Group, a FTSE 100 alternative asset manager with $71 billion of AUM. Jesse spent seven years at Intermediate Capital Group and was responsible for all aspects of their financial reporting processes and global financial regulatory submissions. He received an Economics Degree from Warwick University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG. He is based in London.

Neil Roberts

Head of Technology

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Neil Roberts

Head of Technology

Neil Roberts is the Head of Technology. Neil joined the group in 2003, and prior to that, he was the IT manager for Soros Fund Limited, where he was responsible for all IT and telecommunications for the hedge fund, private equity and real estate businesses based in London and Tokyo. Before Soros, he worked at Inchcape plc for 12 years and started his career at Case Communications Ltd. Neil has a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in computer science from Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is responsible for technology and telecommunications globally for the firm. Neil is based in London.

Ben Miller

Head of Portfolio Finance

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Ben Miller

Head of Portfolio Finance

Ben Miller is the Head of Portfolio Finance. Ben joined the group in 2003, and prior to that, he was at ING Financial Markets where he was trading OTC equity swaps within the global securities finance group. He was previously with UBS Warburg for four years, primarily working in hedge fund sales/equity finance sales trading and equity swaps operations. Ben started his career at RGL International Forensic Accountants. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in history from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London. He is responsible for stock loan trading and financing. Ben is based in London.

Maureen Wainwright

Head of Research

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Maureen Wainwright

Head of Research

Maureen Wainwright is the Head of Research. Maureen joined the group in 2003, and prior to that, she was a librarian in the department of experimental psychology at Cambridge University. Previously, she worked as a knowledge manager and information specialist at Nortel Networks. Maureen has a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Patrick’s College, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and a Higher Diploma in library and information studies from University College Dublin. She is responsible for research and knowledge management globally for the firm. Maureen is based in London.

Quentin Nason

Head of Corporate Development

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Quentin Nason

Head of Corporate Development

Quentin Nason is the Head of Corporate Development. He is responsible for key counterparty relationships at Tetragon, its listing and related capital markets initiatives, and also focuses on the growth of TFG Asset Management. He joined in 2015 and, prior to that, was a Partner of Arle Capital Partners since early 2013 with responsibilities for the Investor Relations team as well as being a member of the Investment and Operating Committees. Arle is a spin-out of Candover plc, one of Europe’s oldest private equity managers, and has been a manager of over 10 private equity and co-investment funds. Prior to that, Quentin was an investment banker for almost 20 years at Deutsche Bank and UBS. He has worked in all major global financial markets, having advised clients in accessing both debt and equity capital markets in Europe, the U.S., the Middle East, and Asia. Most recently at Deutsche Bank, he was head of the alternative asset manager fund-raising team within equity capital markets. Quentin holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in International Relations from The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. He is based in London.

Jessica Gold

Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

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Jessica Gold

Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

Jessica Gold is the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer. Jessica joined in 2014, and prior to that, she was a Senior Compliance Officer at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Before that, she worked at Ernst and Young as a Senior Consultant. Jessica holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University at Albany, SUNY. She is based in New York.

Phil Balzafiore

Head of Tax

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Phil Balzafiore

Head of Tax

Phil Balzafiore is the Head of Tax. Prior to joining the group in 2020, he was the Global Head of Tax at AQR Capital Management. Phil spent over ten years at UBS AG, where he was Head of Tax Advisory and Risk Control. He began his career at KPMG, working for nine years in its financial services and international tax practices. Phil earned a bachelor’s degree in public accounting from Hofstra University, a law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, and a Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the New York bar and is based in New York.

Shaulie Halberstam

Head of Application Development

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Shaulie Halberstam

Head of Application Development

Shaulie Halberstam is the Head of Application Development. Shaulie joined in 2021, and prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Highbridge Capital Management, and a Managing Director: Chief Information Officer / Head of Development for Perry Capital, where he worked for nine years. Shaulie has a degree in Talmudic Law from Yeshivas Chaim Berlin Gur Aryeh Institute and studied Computer Science at Touro University. He is based in New York.

Larry Yont

Head of New York Office Administration

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Larry Yont

Head of New York Office Administration

Larry Yont is the Head of New York Office Administration. Larry joined in 2021, and prior to that, he was Head of Office Services at Two Sigma. Before that, he held roles at BDO and Thomson Reuters. Larry received a B.A. in Communications and Spanish, and an M.A. in Spanish, from Rutgers University. He is responsible for facilities management and planning and general office administration. Larry is based in New York.

Alison Upperton

Head of London Office Administration

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Alison Upperton

Head of London Office Administration

Alison Upperton is Head of London Office Administration. Alison joined in 2015, and prior to that, she was Office Manager at one of the UK’s leading technology start-ups. Alison has worked predominantly in investment banking, including Deutsche Bank for over 10 years, Credit Suisse and Salomon Brothers. She is responsible for facilities management and planning, as well as general office administration. Alison is based in London.

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