Former RJ O’Brien Fund Management business development SVP Timothy Phillips has joined Systematic Alpha Management as Marketing Director.
Phillips, an institutional marketing and relationship management specialist, began his career in 1991 at Citibank. He has raised over USD200 million of new assets for managed futures strategies in his career, from both high net worth individuals and institutional investors.
After leaving Citibank in 1993 Phillips joined Refco, a New York City-based commodities firm, holding a variety of positions over 12 years, including Managing Director of the Refco Alternative Investments Group, acting as Head of Product Management and Director of Investor Relations. In 2006 he founded Emerald Advisors, acting as the US representative for Abbey Capital Limited, a Dublin-based alternative investments fund of funds.
“Tim will be a welcome addition to our team,” says Peter Kambolin (pictured), Systematic Alpha Management’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. “He brings with him an established list of contacts and a clear understanding of the sales process and the protocol for marketing managed futures strategies. He has a proven record of accomplishment, and we look forward to working with him as we expand Systematic Alpha Management’s investor base.”