HedgeWorld East 2014
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Chris Acito, CIO, Gapstow Capital Partners
Chris has responsibility for managing the overall business, as well as investing each of the Gapstow funds. Prior to founding Gapstow in early 2009, Chris was the Global Chief Operating Officer for Investcorp's Hedge Fund Group, which, at its peak, allocated nearly $8.5 billion in client and proprietary capital. Prior to Investcorp, Chris enjoyed a ten-year career as a management consultant, beginning with Booz-Allen & Hamilton's Banking & Capital Markets practice. In 1998 he joined John Casey, Kevin Quirk, and others to build a business strategy consulting firm which focused exclusively on the global investment management industry. The team was originally part of Barra, where Mr. Acito was a Managing Director, but later became independent as Casey, Quirk & Acito. Chris began his career as an economist. He served on the President's Council of Economic Advisers in both the Bush and Clinton administrations, where his areas of expertise were financial markets and macroeconomic policy. He was also the Managing Director of the Center for Population Economics, a Chicago-based group dedicated to researching issues in health economics under the direction of Noble Prize winner Robert W. Fogel. Chris holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and is currently the Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey.
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David Allon, Director of Market Development, Braddock Financial
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Monel Amin, Founder & Managing Principal, arthance
Monel Amin is founder of arthance, an advisory firm with risk management strategies and solutions for alternative asset managers and institutional and private investors . Prior to that she was Head of Liquid Investments Risk at Citi. Monelís experiences include managing risk for multi-billion dollar institutional hedge fund platform and fund of fund investments, corporate pension plans, liquid alternatives, bank-owned life insurance policies and structured investment vehicles.
Monel has extensive background in new product launch, seed investments, restructuring, and risk mitigation activities as well as comprehensive multi-asset risk infrastructure development and regulatory reporting. Monel has also held diverse roles as Market Risk Manager for Traded Credit, Risk Officer for the Project/Infrastructure Finance and Wealth Management businesses in New York and Hong Kong.
Monel is based in New York and holds an MBA from Tepper School of Business at the Carnegie Mellon University and a BE in Electrical Engineering from Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya, India, and currently serves on the steering committee of PRMIAís New York chapter.
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