Our people

The skill, dedication, vision and creativity of our people drives our success.

Investcorp develops, retains and attracts talented people of many nationalities, and provides a distinctive culture in which they can thrive and excel. We promote an entrepreneurial environment and a partnership mindset.

We employ dedicated, client-focused individuals with the ability to make the right connections to the right deals on behalf of clients.

Alternative investment solutions

  • Ankit Agrawal

    Ankit Agrawal

    New York

    Ankit Agrawal

    Ankit Agrawal

    New York

    Associate Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Ankit Agrawal joined Investcorp in 2014 following his receipt of a MBA in Finance and Corporate Accounting from Simon School of Business at University of Rochester. Alongside his MBA, Ankit also worked as a Fundamental Research Analyst with Howe & Rusling, an 80-year veteran asset management firm in upstate New York. Prior to that, Ankit was a Software Engineer at SAS Institute for over three years. Ankit also holds a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and has completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst curriculum.

  • David Ahn

    David Ahn

    New York

    David Ahn

    David Ahn

    New York

    Principal, Alternative Investment Solutions

    David Ahn joined Investcorp in 2015 as a Principal of the SSARIS portfolio. Previously, David was a Portfolio Manager with the Hedge Fund of Funds Group at SSARIS Advisors, LLC. Prior to joining SSARIS, Mr. Ahn served as Director of Research, North America at Schroders NewFinanceCapital Inc., a London based hedge fund of funds organization. While at Schroders, he established the US research office in New York, in addition to covering equity long short and equity event-driven hedge funds based in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Mr. Ahn also worked at GAM (USA), Inc. as an Investment Manager for three dedicated hedge fund of funds portfolios. He was also responsible for firm-wide investments in US equity long short hedge funds within all GAM multi manager portfolios representing $2B in total assets. Mr. Ahn graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

  • Gregory Berman

    Gregory Berman

    New York

    Gregory Berman

    Gregory Berman

    New York

    Principal, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Gregory Berman joined Investcorp in 2015 as Co-Head of Fundamental Strategies. Greg joins from Lyxor Asset Management where he was the Director and Head of Credit Hedge Fund Strategies. Prior to joining Lyxor, he was responsible for hedge funds selection across credit, event and equity strategies at Allianz Alternative Management until 2012. Prior to joining Allianz, Greg was an Associate Director at Bear Stearns where he structured and marketed Collateralized Debt Obligations and other structured funds.

    Greg holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia University and is a CFA charter holder.

  • Vincent Berthelemy

    Vincent Berthelemy

    New York

    Vincent Berthelemy

    Vincent Berthelemy

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Vincent Berthelemy joined Investcorp in 2014 from Lyxor Asset Management where he spent five years as a Hedge Funds and Portfolio Management Analyst.  Prior to that, Vincent was an intern for the Structured Alternative Investment Group of Société Générale (Corporate & Investment Banking) in London.  Vincent also served as an intern in the New Client Solutions Group at Newedge Group, S.A. in Hong Kong. 

    He holds a Master’s Degree in Finance & Corporate Strategy from the L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences po).  Vincent is also a holder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.

  • Jennifer Cahill

    Jennifer Cahill

    New York

    Jennifer Cahill

    Jennifer Cahill

    New York

    Managing Director, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Jennifer Cahill joined Investcorp in 2015 as the Managing Director in the Marketing Team in Hedge Funds. Jennifer joins us from Atlantic Investment Management, where she has been the Chief Marketing Officer for the past two years. Prior to that, Jennifer was a Managing Director and Partner at Protégé, with responsibility for fundraising, strategy and team management. Jennifer spent the earlier years of her career with Goldman Sachs in their Investment Management business, and within sales and marketing at GE. 

    Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida's College of Engineering, and an MBA from Wharton.

  • Chris Carolan

    Chris Carolan

    London

    Chris Carolan

    Chris Carolan

    London

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Chris Carolan joined Investcorp in 1999 from Cedel International, where he was a Senior Analyst and the divisional controller of the product strategy and finance division, which specialized in innovative securities lending programs. Prior to Cedel, Chris spent eight years with Mitsubishi Trust & Banking Corporation and Industrial Bank of Japan where he was involved in launching/trading ECP programs and developed Treasury Planning. Chris served as Operations manager in both firms.  Chris's initial foundation in international banking was with Irving Trust Company where he spent nine years specializing in funds control and new instruments.

    Chris was an Associate of the Institute of Bankers, which has now been superseded by the Chartered Bankers Institute.

  • Dean Clinton

    Dean Clinton

    Bahrain

    Dean Clinton

    Dean Clinton

    Bahrain

    Principal, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Dean Clinton joined Investcorp in 2010 from Fortis Prime Fund Solutions where he was the head of operations for fund services within the Europe region. Prior to that, he worked in the area of product control with Warburg Dillon Read, Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan after having completed his articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

    Dean holds a B.Compt Honours degree in Financial Accounting from the University of South Africa and is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

  • Edgar Coatman

    Edgar Coatman

    New York

    Edgar Coatman

    Edgar Coatman

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Edgar Coatman joined Investcorp in 2007 from BKF Asset Management where he managed the firm's sales and marketing support team for six years. Prior to that, he was a Director in the Investment Banking Creative Services department where he worked for 10 years and oversaw a design department that functioned as an internal creative agency for the firm.

    Edgar holds an MFA from Queens College C.U.N.Y and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute.

  • Kevin Del Mauro

    Kevin Del Mauro

    New York

    Kevin Del Mauro

    Kevin Del Mauro

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Kevin Del Mauro joined Investcorp from Credit Suisse where he was an Associate in the Alternative Investments Institutional Sales team. Prior to that, Kevin worked in both Private Sales and Client Coverage at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

    Kevin obtained a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Finance, from Fairfield University, Connecticut. 

  • Lionel Erdely

    Lionel Erdely

    New York

    Lionel Erdely

    Lionel Erdely

    New York

    Head and Chief Investment Officer of Alternative Investment Solutions

    Lionel Erdely joined Investcorp in 2013. Prior to this, Lionel held the dual position of Chief Investment Officer since 2004 and Chief Executive Officer of Lyxor Inc. since 2009, and previously with its corporate parent Société Générale Group. During his tenure at Lyxor, he was instrumental in expanding the firm's alternative investment business globally, including the Middle East, and growing its roster of large U.S.-based institutional investors.

    Lionel has his MBA from the École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in Paris.

  • Jonathan Feeney

    Jonathan Feeney

    New York

    Jonathan Feeney

    Jonathan Feeney

    New York

    Principal, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Jonathan Feeney joined Investcorp in 2003. He is the Senior Strategy analyst responsible for Macro and Relative Value investments, as well as being responsible for investment oversight of our Hedge Fund Partnerships platform.

    Prior to joining Investcorp, Jonathan worked for Cazenove Capital Management in London where he was a member of the Investment Strategy and Investment Process teams. Jonathan has also held positions in management consulting, risk and quantitative analysis and has more than eighteen years' investment experience.

    Jonathan holds a MSc. in Economics and Finance from the University of Bristol and the IIMR (UK equivalent of the CFA) as well as being an Associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP).

  • Andrew Fisch

    Andrew Fisch

    New York

    Andrew Fisch

    Andrew Fisch

    New York

    Managing Director, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Andrew Fisch joined Investcorp in 2015 as the Portfolio Manager of the SSARIS portfolio. Previously, Andrew was the Chief Investment Officer of the Hedge Fund of Funds Group at SSARIS Advisors, LLC and a member of the Executive Management Team. He was also a member of the Hedge Fund of Funds Investment Committee. Prior to joining SSARIS, he was a founding partner at Aurum Capital Management where he managed the Aurum Venture Fund (Venture Capital) and developed various hedge fund of funds products. From 1989 through 1996 he was the portfolio manager for Swiss asset manager Controlfida. For the five years preceding his efforts at Controlfida, he worked for Hugo Securities as a proprietary trader for the firm’s multi-strategy hedge fund. Mr. Fisch has served on several corporate boards, and frequently participates in the industry-focused events on hedge funds and investing in Japan. He holds series 24 and 7 licenses. He studied Economics at Hobart College and was admitted to Honors in Economics in 1981.

  • John Franklin

    John Franklin

    New York

    John Franklin

    John Franklin

    New York

    COO, Alternative Investment Solutions

    John Franklin joined Investcorp in 1997 and is currently Chief Operating Officer of its alternative investment solutions business responsible for strategic growth initiatives, and infrastructure of the platform across operations, business development and client servicing. During his tenure at Investcorp, he has been involved in a variety of roles including but not limited to applications development, product structuring, portfolio construction, performance benchmarking, financial budgeting and expense management.

    Prior to his tenure at Investcorp, John worked at Citicorp for four years implementing securities custody systems at Citibank locations in Eastern Europe.

    John holds an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur, India with specialization in Finance and Systems, and an Engineering degree from Mangalore University, India. He is a CFA Charter holder.

  • Fredrik Guster

    Fredrik Guster

    New York

    Fredrik Guster

    Fredrik Guster

    New York

    Principal, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Fredrik joined Investcorp in 2016 to focus on manager seeding and special investment opportunities. Before joining Investcorp, Fredrik was Head of Strategy and Business Development at Sarissa Capital Management. Prior to that he was Director in the Prime Services Capital Solutions group at Barclays and Managing Director in the investment team at Rock Maple Funds while also developing his own investment firm. Fredrik started his career at Goldman Sachs International in their London-based Investment Banking Division before moving to Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Strategies in New York.

    Fredrik holds a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University and M.S. in Financial Economics from the Norwegian School of Management.

  • Rebecca Hellerstein

    Rebecca Hellerstein

    New York

    Rebecca Hellerstein

    Rebecca Hellerstein

    New York

    Managing Director, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Rebecca Hellerstein joined Investcorp in 2014 and is the Head of Cross-Asset Investments in the Alternative Investment Solutions group, setting top-down asset allocation views across its products, and Head and Portfolio Manager of its Alternative Risk Premia Funds. Before joining Investcorp, she was a Global Strategist and a member of the Investment Committee of the Global Multi-Asset Group at JP Morgan Asset Management, setting asset allocation views for its $120bn AuM and building out its cross-asset investment framework. Prior to that, she spent nine years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, most recently as a Senior Economist in the International Research Group. While at the Fed, she developed and published econometric models on such topics as the sources of exchange-rate volatility and the estimation of global term premiums and also contributed regularly to monetary policy briefings. A former adjunct associate professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, Rebecca graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Her articles on global macroeconomics and finance have been published in, among other journals, the American Economic Review and the Review of Economic Studies. 

  • Jonathan Joyce

    Jonathan Joyce

    New York

    Jonathan Joyce

    Jonathan Joyce

    New York

    Vice President – Head of Operational Risk, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Jonathan Joyce joined Investcorp in 2014 as the Head of Operational Risk. Previously he worked at FRM Investments LLC, a division of Man Group Plc, where he spent six years and was most recently the Deputy Head of Business Risk. Prior to this he was a Senior Associate at Ernst and Young for four years where he qualified as CPA in the State of New York. His license is currently inactive.

    Jonathan holds a Master of Science in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Fawzia A. Rahman Khalid

    Fawzia A. Rahman Khalid

    Bahrain

    Fawzia A. Rahman Khalid

    Fawzia A. Rahman Khalid

    Bahrain

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Fawzia Rahman Khalid joined Investcorp in 1987 from Kuwait Asia Bank where she spent three years in the operations and credit departments.  Fawzia spent nine years in the administration and operations team at Investcorp before moving, in 1996, to the alternative investment solutions team where she heads the investment/custody section.

    Fawzia holds an MBA in business administration from the University of Hull, UK and is a graduate of the University of Bahrain.

  • Nathalie Klein

    Nathalie Klein

    New York

    Nathalie Klein

    Nathalie Klein

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Nathalie Klein joined Investcorp in 2012 as a member of the institutional sales and client relationships team for the firm's alternative investment solutions business.

    Nathalie joined Investcorp from Eos Partners, where she was the Director of Marketing and Investor Relations. Prior to that, she held a similar position at Eddystone Capital. Nathalie was formerly an Investment Analyst at Contrarian Capital Management, after previously working as an investment banker in the M&A group at Credit Suisse First Boston.

    Nathalie holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School at the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Murali Krishna

    Murali Krishna

    Bahrain

    Murali Krishna

    Murali Krishna

    Bahrain

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Murali Krishna is a member of the risk team for Investcorp's alternative investment solutions group.

    Murali joined Investcorp in 2007 from Polaris where he worked as Business Analyst and developed risk management systems, banking projects & consulting assignments. Prior to that Murali spent four years in depository & custodial services and seven years in retail banking. 

    Murali holds an MBA from Osmania University (India) and a Financial Risk Manager accredited by Global Association of Risk Managers (GARP). He is a member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a member of the Institute of Bankers.

  • Nilesh Ladha

    Nilesh Ladha

    Bahrain

    Nilesh Ladha

    Nilesh Ladha

    Bahrain

    Associate Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Nilesh Ladha joined Investcorp in 2011 from KPMG Bahrain where he spent three years providing audit, fund accounting and advisory services.  Prior to KPMG, Nilesh spent one year with IndiaInfoline Limited, in various roles including research analysis and relationship management.

    Before joining Investcorp as a permanent employee, Nilesh worked for the alternative investment solutions team for two and a half years as a consultant.

    Nilesh holds Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Rajasthan and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.

  • Yi Lu

    Yi Lu

    New York

    Yi Lu

    Yi Lu

    New York

    Principal, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Yi Lu joined Investcorp in 2014 from Columbia Management Investment Advisors, where he spent three years as a Senior Quantitative Analyst. Prior to that, he worked at Goldman Sachs as a VP Portfolio Manager.

    Yi holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from New York University, a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Beijing University.

  • Elena Ranguelova

    Elena Ranguelova

    New York

    Elena Ranguelova

    Elena Ranguelova

    New York

    Principal, Portfolio Strategist, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Elena Ranguelova joined Investcorp in 2013 as the Head of Credit and Equity Strategies and became Portfolio Strategist in 2016. Previously, she worked at Pioneer Investments as the Global Head of Credit and Event Driven Strategy Research for the Funds of Hedge Funds business. She was also Member of the Board Directors for Pioneer Alternative Investments - NY. Prior to that, Elena was the Head of Fundamental Strategies for Goldman, Sachs & Co in New York, working closely with institutional investors and hedge funds on portfolio solutions and investments across credit and equities.

    Elena started her investment career at Lehman Brothers as a structured credit strategist in New York.  Elena holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Harvard University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mathematics from Wellesley College, Massachusetts. Her articles on finance and public economics have been published in, among other journals, the American Economic Review. 

  • Marina Rodrigues

    Marina Rodrigues

    New York

    Marina Rodrigues

    Marina Rodrigues

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Marina Rodrigues is a part of the Alternative Investment Solutions team having joined Investcorp in 2003 from Arab Insurance Group where she spent six years in Human Capital Administration and Training department.

    Marina is involved in Hedge Fund Sourcing, Performance Analytics and Evaluation functions, Client servicing of strategic clients and Data Management and Administration.

    Marina holds a BS in Science from the Mangalore University, India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Karnataka, India.

  • Nick Vamvakas

    Nick Vamvakas

    New York

    Nick Vamvakas

    Nick Vamvakas

    New York

    Managing Director, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Nick Vamvakas is responsible for the Hedge Fund Partnerships and Special Opportunity businesses. Mr. Vamvakas joined Investcorp in 2010 from Lyxor Asset Management, a subsidiary of the Societe Generale Group, where he developed and managed hedge fund seeding programs. Mr. Vamvakas has more than 21 years of experience in alternative investments. Before joining Lyxor Asset Management, he was President and a Director of BAREP Asset Management USA, Inc. and prior to becoming President he established and reinforced Societe Generale's alternative presence in Ireland as Managing Director of Societe Generale Alternative Investment (Ireland) Ltd., a Dublin-based asset management firm. Mr. Vamvakas also spent time working with BAM USA, where he was an Executive Vice President and in charge of organizational development.

    Nick holds a BS in Finance from DePaul University, Chicago and is a member of the National Futures Association.

  • Andrew Weymann

    Andrew Weymann

    New York

    Andrew Weymann

    Andrew Weymann

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Andrew Weymann joined Investcorp in 2015 from Rock Creek Group in Washington, DC where he spent 5 years evaluating hedge fund investments across strategies with a particular emphasis on emerging hedge funds.  Prior to that, Andrew worked in the Private Equity Consulting Group at Cambridge Associates in Arlington, Virginia. Andrew obtained a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Accounting, from Miami University (Ohio).

  • Gayan Wijesinha

    Gayan Wijesinha

    New York

    Gayan Wijesinha

    Gayan Wijesinha

    New York

    Vice President, Alternative Investment Solutions

    Gayan Wijesinha joined Investcorp in 2011 from Carlton Capital Partners where he was an assistant portfolio manager investing in hedge funds. Prior to this, he worked for Baltic Asset Management, a family office fund of hedge funds, as a senior analyst. Gayan joined the investment field in 2006 working for Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management as a senior financial analyst investing in equity, fixed income and alternative assets for high net worth clients. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Gayan worked for five years with KPMG in London in the Audit and Corporate Finance departments.

    Gayan holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. He is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a CFA charter holder.