Chief Investment Officer
Paolo joined Theorema Asset Management as a partner in 2007, investing in the consumer, media, retail and leisure sectors and contributing to the development of the business through asset raising and investor relations. Between 2004 and 2007 he managed the consumer, retail and media portfolios at UBS O’Connor within the fundamental relative long and short market neutral strategy. He consistently ranked amongst the highest rated investors in the consumer and media sectors according to Extel and Reuter surveys. More recently, Paolo has been MD in the C&C Group plc, a FTSE 250 company and a leading producer of cider and beer in the UK and Irish market. Paolo graduated summa cum laude in Economics from Bocconi University in 1999.
Chief Executive Officer
Alessandro has managed asset allocation for a single family endowment since 2007. As part of this, he has specialised in the research and selection of single manager funds, first at Method then at Banor Capital where he is also a Director. Previously Alessandro developed a bouquet of digital TV channels in Italy distributed through the platform SKY Italia. The business was then sold to RCS Group in 2006. Alessandro has a BA in Business Management from Bocconi University.
Chief Operating Officer
Peter was COO at Powe Capital Management LLP, where he was responsible for managing and running all aspects of the investment management and hedge fund business from 2010-2014. Prior to this he was an equity Finance Sales Trader at Citibank for 2 years where he was primary responsible for the offshore Hedge Fund flow side of the business. He began his career at Goldman Sachs International in 2001 as an execution trader in Private Wealth Management, and then spent 5 years in Prime Brokerage as a Relationship manager and Client Services Representative.
Padraig was a Portfolio Manager at Millennium Partners from 2011 to 2012, focused primarily on European consumer companies and financial services. Prior to this, Padraig spent 4 years at UBS O’Connor as a co-portfolio manager investing in consumer companies and financials. He began his career as an options market maker at Susquehanna and later co-managed Susquehanna’s European equity long/short portfolio. Padraig graduated with an MBA from Columbia Business School’s Value Investing Program. He also has a BE in Chemical Engineering from University College Dublin and an MSc in Financial Mathematics from Dublin City University.
Richard joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 as co-Head of European Media equity research, then become Managing Director and Head of TMT, and Co-Head of the Consumer Business Unit. He was previously a senior member of the Lehman Brothers European Media team which was No1 rated in Institutional Investor from 2006-2008. He began his career in 1997 as a European Media analyst at SBC Warburg. More recently Richard has been offering board level advice to start-up internet companies regarding market analysis, business development and fund raising. He has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.
Pedro was a consumer discretionary and staples research analyst at Millennium, in which he co-managed an equity long/short portfolio. Prior to this he was an Executive Director, and Head of European Equity Strategy at JPMorgan Asset Management, where he was responsible for formulating and monitoring equity strategy and individual stock recommendations in private banking portfolios. Pedro was a Vice President & Publishing Analyst for consumer staples at Banco Santander, Consumer & Retail analyst at SAC, and at Fortress, having started his career at Goldman Sachs in the Telecom, Media & Technology investment banking division.
Gaurav joined Tower House Partners in 2017 from Goldman Sachs with investment experience across a variety of European and global markets. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 as a European and international small-mid cap investor and became co-PM and eventually head of the European and International Small Cap funds. He was responsible for research and investment across TMT, industrials, infrastructure and non-bank financials. At Goldman Sachs he also had investment responsibilities in global TMT and the Emerging Markets. Prior to Goldman he was a member of the JPMorgan Cazenove European small mid cap team on the sell-side and conducted research for a private wealth manager in India. Gaurav graduated First Class with Distinction from the University of Pune in 2003, qualified as a chartered accountant in 2004 and was awarded the CFA charter in 2007.
Tom joined Tower House Partners in 2017. Prior to this he was an off-cycle research analyst at JP Morgan within Equity Derivatives Sales, working predominantly with the Structured Products team, covering UK institutional clients, in addition to a further rotation with Flow Derivatives. He was previously at Numis Securities where he was a Corporate Advisory intern. He has a BA in Classics from Durham University
Natalie was previously employed at Moore Stephens, providing outsourced accounting services to a portfolio of FCA regulated clients. Her role involved bookkeeping, preparing accounts, FCA returns, VAT returns, budget analysis and assistance with general back-office, and financial matters. Natalie has a BA in Accounting and Finance from Durham University and is currently part-ACCA qualified.