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Stephan Lods - Chairman

Stephane is the founder of Analytical Research and a pioneer in hedge fund of funds investing and consulting with more than 35 years of experience in finance and 20 years in hedge funds and alternative assets. Under his leadership and guidance as a co-founder of Eurogestion & Partners S.A. (EG), the firm grew to over $1.5 billion in assets under management (advisory). Prior to founding EG, Stephane consulted for a European family and established a family office in Geneva, and has served on various investment boards providing advice to Swiss private banks and their Luxembourg SICAV alternative investments. Since 2003, Mr. Lods sits as a judge for IPE’s (Investment & Pensions Europe) Hedge Fund section and is an appointed member of the Executive Committee of the Convention of Independent Financial Advisors (CIFA) and a CIFA permanent representative to the United Nations. Mr. Lods was Founding Partner of Bucephale Group, the investment advisor of the first listed company on the Zurich Stock Exchange to invest in hedge funds (CreInvest AG). He has also held numerous investment roles with premier institutions including Union Bancaire Privée and Lombard Odier & Cie. Mr. Lods attended the Technicum Institute of Geneva majoring in Architecture.


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Serge Robin - Chairman, Analytical Research Switzerland

Mr. Robin has close to 35 years of experience in asset management, research and client services with 25 years in a senior management capacity. Mr. Robin started his career with Lombard, Odier as a research analyst on the Japanese market and opened the Tokyo office to develop Private Clients. He was promoted to Head of Research and Head of Asset Management & Research, managing a team of 200 institutional and private wealth managers across all type of mandates and asset classes, including sectorial specialised funds. At UBS, Serge built the Family Business Group catering to UHNW clients worldwide as Managing Director.  In 2005, he was appointed CEO of Merrill Lynch Bank, Suisse S.A. with a core mandate to drive Swiss onshore growth. In 2010, he served as Managing Partner and was appointed deputy CEO at Gonet, a Swiss Private Bank.


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Andrew Zalasin - Chief Executive Officer, AR New York

Pending more bio info? Andrew has a decades-long reputation and successful track-record as both a professional private equity/venture fund General Partner and technology and automotive industry insider.  Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.


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Steve Brinton - Director of Technology

Steve’s primary focus is database management and IT infrastructure. Prior to joining Analytical Research, he worked on designing and implementing an online investment analysis application at Synokis in July 2008. He joined Electronic Data Systems in 1997 as a software engineer and worked on a number of IT software projects mainly for the UK Ministry of Defence. These projects included a computer simulation for modeling the onset of munition detonation, numerous database design and implementation projects, troubleshooting of slow-running transactions over secure Ethernet networks, and a web-delivered algorithmic pricing model for General Motors. During these projects Steve was heavily involved in all phases of software development. Steve holds a First Class B.Sc. degree in Physics from Nottingham University.


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Maureen Hladky - Director of Operational Due Diligence

Maureen Hladky joined AR in 2010 and has over 28 years of experience in the financial markets, focusing on hedge fund research and due diligence for the last 13 years. From 2002 to 2010, Maureen worked for Pioneer Alternative Investments as a Senior Research Analyst performing research and due diligence in the U.S. marketplace. Prior to Pioneer, she worked for CIBC World Markets (formerly Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.) as a Director in the Business Control department of the Asset Management division. She has held various roles in the Investment Banking and Asset Management divisions at Oppenheimer. Maureen received a B.Sc. degree from Adelphi University.


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Jerett Yelton - Research Director

Jerett joined AR in 2017. Formerly as VP Alternative Investment Solutions at Investcorp and Portfolio Manager at SSARIS Advisors LLC, he was responsible for hedge fund investment due diligence, operational due diligence, manager selection, portfolio construction and risk management. From 2008 to 2015, Jerett managed operational due diligence evaluations and monitoring processes as Senior Investment Analyst at SSARIS Advisors LLC and fulfilled additional responsibilities for manager selection and risk management. Jerett attended Regents College and Skidmore College.


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Chris Kulick - Chief Strategist

Pending bio info.


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Marlo Palumbo, CAIA - Research Consultant

Pending bio info.