Axiom Alternative Investments appoints new Director of Business Development in London
Axiom Alternative Investments, a French asset manager with USD1.9 billion under management and offices in London and Paris, has appointed Tom Conquest to the newly created role of Director of Business Development in London.
As Axiom continues to diversify its fund range, Conquest will be responsible for leading the UK division’s business development and the promotion of its expanding range of products.
Conquest, an industrial economics graduate graduate from The University of Nottingham, brings over eight years of experience in the investment management industry, most recently as an investment sales manager in Merian Global Investors’ UK Wholesale team. Tom joined Merian as a broker sales manager, responsible for UK Wholesale, in 2014 before being promoted to investment sales manager in June 2017.
He began his career in 2012, at RK Harrison within the trade credit and bonds team before joining Merian in 2014.
David Benamou, Chief Investment Officer at Axiom Alternative Investments, says: “As Axiom continues to develop its range of strongly performing funds, we are delighted to welcome Tom to our growing team in London. With his wealth of experience from within the asset management industry, Tom will strengthen our institutional business team as we continue to offer our clients the best risk-return alternatives from across the diversified financials investment universe.”