Our Team

Management Committee

Ali Lumsden

Alistair Lumsden

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Chief Investment Officer of Asset Backed Securities, CQS, 2006-2012
  • Member of CQS Executive Committee & Risk Management Committee
  • Launched CQS ABS Fund in October 2006; Managed $3.2 billion AUM
  • Executive Director and Senior Asset Manager, Vehicle Management Group, Rabobank International, 2001-2006
  • Founding member of $10 billion Structured Investment Vehicle (Tango)
  • Managed $15 billion global mortgage business, Abbey National Treasury
    Services, 1993-2001
  • Barclays, 1987-1989
  • BSc (Hons)1st Class, Business and Management Studies, University of Bradford
Jason Etherington

Jason Etherington

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Managing Director, Servest Security Services Ltd, 2016-2019
  • British Armed Forces 1992-2016:
    • Commander, Attack Helicopter Force, 2013-2016
    • Chief Operations (Land), Joint Force Headquarters, 2013
    • Commanding Officer, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps, 2011-2013
    • Military Assistant to Adjutant General (Army Head of Personnel), 2010
    • Squadron Commander, 663 Squadron Army Air Corps, 2008-2010
    • Attack Helicopter Flying Training, 2006-2008
    • Chief of Staff, 102 Logistic Brigade, 2004-2006
    • Chief Planning and Training Officer, 2000-2002
    • Junior and Middle Management Leadership Roles, 1992-2000
  • Master’s Degree, Cranfield University
  • Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
Ken Towers

Ken Towers

Chief Financial Officer

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • European Head of Balance Sheet Management, Rabobank, 2000-2015
  • Bank nominated Trustee Director of Rabobank’s Employee Pension Fund
  • Founding member of $10 billion Structured Investment Vehicle (Tango)
  • Head of Risk Management & Treasury, Gordian Knot, 1997-1999
  • BSc (Hons) 1st Class, Computer Science, Swansea University
Karyn Geringer

Karyn Geringer

Global Head of Business Development

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

  • Principal, Head of Marketing (Americas), CQS, 2010-2014

  • Co-Head of Marketing, North America, GLG Partners, 2007-2010

  • Senior VP, Marketing, Pequot Capital Management, 2005-2007

  • Vice President, Prime Services, Credit Suisse, 2001-2005

  • Analyst, Private Fund Group, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, 1998-1999

  • Lieutenant, United States Navy, 1994-1999

  • MBA, Finance, Columbia Business School

  • BS, Political Science, United States Naval Academy

Portfolio Managers

Joshua Krasner

Joshua Krasner

Portfolio Manager

Rob Riley

Aaron Malik

Portfolio Manager

Rob Riley

Rob Riley

Portfolio Manager

Justin Ryan

Portfolio Manager