Putting investors first
Jason Pomatto, Managing Director of the US business based in our Chicago office. He joins bfinance with 25 years’ experience in the institutional investment industry. Prior to joining bfinance, Jason’s most recent role was as Vice President – Institutional Sales at Driehaus Capital Management, an equity and alternatives firm in Chicago.
Les has worked in financial services for over 30 years, with more than two decades of experience in asset management. Prior to joining bfinance in 2017 he held a number of senior roles at Scotiabank (Managing Director, Head of Cap Intro and Hedge Fund Consulting, Head of Global Alternative Asset Group) and Scotia Capital (Managing Director).
Sam Gervaise-Jones, CFA
Senior Director, Head of Client Consulting UK & Ireland
Sam Gervaise-Jones is head of client consulting for the UK and Ireland. Sam has over 15 years of experience in financial markets. He joined bfinance in 2004. As a Senior Associate in the research team, Sam advised clients on manager selection in a wide range of asset classes.
Paul is a director within the client consulting team responsible for relationships with clients in both the UK and Ireland. Prior to joining bfinance, Paul was a director with the fiduciary manager Kempen Capital Management, where he was responsible for the development of client relationships.
Chelsie joins the bfinance UK and Ireland client consulting team as Senior Associate. Prior to joining bfinance, Chelsie was Senior Institutional Relations Manager, UK & Ireland at Institutional Investor, where she was responsible for client relationships with institutional investors across Corporate and LGPS Pension Funds, Foundations, Endowments, and Insurance Firms.
Olivier Jéséquel, CAIA
Olivier is in charge of business development with European and North-African French-speaking Institutional Investors. Prior to joining bfinance in 2006, Olivier was Institutional Key Accounts Manager with the French asset manager OFI Asset Management, where he started in 1999.
Vishal joined the bfinance Australian office in March 2017 as a senior associate. He has over 12 years’ experience in institutional business development and consultant relations, most recently at M&G investments where he was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UK and global investment consultants.
Middle East & Asia
Alex is a Director at bfinance focused on developing relationships in the Middle East and Africa. Previously, Alex worked with Robeco Middle East in Bahrain and was responsible for relationships in Central Asia and Africa. Alex holds a BA in Modern Languages from Bristol University.