Lumint, which builds, implements and operates integrated currency overlay management systems, has added Martin Bednall, Mike Even, William Fideli, Robyn Grew, John Rohal and Damon Yuzon to its advisory board.
Bednall has worked in financial services for nearly 25 years in various roles across investment management, trading and custody operations with BlackRock, Barclays Global Investors and State Street. He was responsible for the European iShares product team at Blackrock during the launch and management of all ETPs in Europe, including a suite of currency-hedged products.
Even was most recently chairman of Man Numeric Investors in Boston and was a member of the Man Group executive committee. He joined Numeric in 2006 and served as president and CEO until December 2016. Prior to joining Numeric, Even worked for Citigroup for nine years building a global asset management organisation. After Citi merged with Travelers, he became global CIO of the private bank and eventually, global CIO for and co-head of Citigroup Asset Management, overseeing investment teams running more than $500 billion in client assets. Prior to joining Citigroup, Even spent 13 years at Independence Investment Associates in Boston.
Fideli is the founder and president of William Fideli Investments (WFI), an opportunistic real estate investment firm focused on the acquisition and development of student housing. Prior to WFI, Fideli invested in sale-leasebacks for Taurus Investment Holdings and CRIC Capital. Before his career in real estate, he was an investment banker, his last role being as vice president of investment banking for FBR.
Grew is group COO and general counsel of Man Group and a member of its senior executive committee. Her role encompasses responsibility for the firm’s infrastructure, operations, technology, compliance, legal, human resources, talent, business operational risk, financial crime and corporate facilities functions. Before joining Man Group in 2010, Grew held senior positions at Barclays Capital and prior to that at Lehman Brothers and LIFFE.
Rohal joins the Lumint advisory board after retiring from Man Investments US as executive chairman. Prior to his four years with Man, Rohal was a managing member of Makena Capital Management, an outsourced endowment management investment firm that was spun out of Stanford University, where he was also a member of the investment committee. Rohal has also worked as the managing director and chairman of the portfolio strategy committee at EGM Capital, was the global research director at Robertson Stephens, managing director and co-head of the technology research group at Alex Brown & Sons and served as a trustee for the mutual fund complex at RS Investments, an independent franchise of Victory Capital.
Yuzon is a Principal at Equilibrium, which manages sustainability-driven real asset investment strategies and products for institutional investors. Prior to Equilibrium, he held vice president roles at Williams & Dame Development (WDD) and Needham & Company, and earlier in his career worked as an equity research analyst at Black & Company, which is now part of Wells Fargo Securities.