Key Roles in a Hedge Fund

Key Roles in a Hedge Fund

Hedge funds can vary considerably in size, from funds that run as little as ten to twenty million dollars up to the world’s largest hedge funds running over one hundred billion dollars. In this video, Trevor explains us in detail the role of C-suite executives which includes "CEO", "CIO", "COO", "CRO" and "CTO" and further talks about the role of  "Portfolio Managers", "Analysts",  and "Quants" in a hedge fund.
Overview

Hedge funds can vary considerably in size, from funds that run as little as ten to twenty million dollars up to the world’s largest hedge funds running over one hundred billion dollars. As such, the number of employees can also vary dramatically. It is possible to run a fund with as few as two employees, with much of the work outsourced but industry data shows the average fund having fifteen to twenty employees. Trevor outlines all of the roles and responsibilities of the aforementioned employees.

Key learning objectives:

  • What do the employees do in a hedge fund?

  • What are the different C-suite roles in a hedge fund?

  • What are the different Central operational roles in a hedge fund?

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Trevor Pugh

Trevor Pugh

Trevor has worked in finance since 1995. He started his career in investment banking after studying Law at Cambridge and taking a Masters Degree in Financial Services from University College Dublin. Trevor spent 18 years at Barclays investment bank where he became a Managing Director and head of Gilt trading. He currently works as Chief Operating Officer for a hedge fund.

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