People

Manuel Carrelet, Founding Partner

Manuel is in charge of the of the Private Client Business at Generation Asset Management. He is member of the investment committee and also assumes various management responsibilities. Manuel previously built the private wealth business from within Atlas Capital since 2002 which was eventually acquired by MBO in 2010 to form Generation Asset Management. Prior to that he has for 15 years been responsible for debt capital markets business as head of debt syndication at ING Barings and BNP Paribas in London. Manuel holds a BBA degree with a specialisation in Finance from the George Washington University.

Cyril Le Tonqueze, Founding Partner

Cyril is a co-founder of Generation Asset Management and is responsible of leading the business development of the direct private equity investments group. He is a director of Generation Mining Limited and CE Mining Limited and a co-founder of AIM listed West African Minerals. Cyril was previously in charge of the business development at Deltec Investments Advisers Limited and held the same position at Atlas Wealth Management.

Stefano Paschetto, Partner

Stefano is responsible for the overall business development activities at Generation Asset Management. Stefano joined Generation after a long and broad experience at BNP Paribas - Corporate & Investment Banking. Having worked in the Markets division for 22 years, he has dealt on strategic transactions with the leading Insurance companies, Pension Funds, Investment Managers, Corporates, Central Banks and Official Institutions. At BNP Paribas, Stefano was member of the Business Committee and held a variety of senior management responsibilities across Equity, Rates, Credit and Forex businesses. During the last six years he headed the Sales and Structuring teams for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Stefano holds a degree in Business Administration with a specialisation in Finance from Luigi Bocconi University, Milan.

James McGovern, Director

Jim is a member of the board and the investment committee. Jim founded Arrow Hedge Partners in 1999 after working for over thirteen years at BPI Financial Corporation (Canada) ("BPI"), which he had co-founded and served as President and CEO. BPI, a publicly traded company, managed or administered over CAD 6 billion dollars on behalf of Canadian and U.S. investors. Mr McGovern was the founding Chairman of the Canadian Chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association ("AIMA"). He is actively involved in the international hedge fund community and speaks at conferences in Canada and globally. Mr McGovern graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance degree in 1985 and is a member of the Generation Asset Management board and investment committee.

Charlie Metcalfe, Non-Executive Director

Charlie Metcalfe is founder and Managing Director of Wilton Real Estate Capital, a London based property investment firm. He is also Chair of a listed VCT (Triple Point), and Adviser to Auden Capital, a corporate finance boutique focused on asset managers. Prior to this Charlie acted as CEO of Nikko Asset Management in Europe and the US, and CEO of First State Investments in London before that. He has also held positions as Deputy CEO at Hermes Investments, Executive Director of UK & Northern European business development at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Capital Management. He started his career with nine years banking experience at JP Morgan, within commodities and emerging markets. Charlie is also on the boards and chairs the investment committees of Bloodwise and the Sainsbury family Kay Kendall Trust, the two largest blood cancer charities in the UK. He is a graduate of Yale University.

Timothy Stevenson, Senior Advisor

Timothy is a senior advisor to the Direct Private Equity Group and is responsible for the venture capital business development. Prior to Generation, Timothy was a partner at Andante Capital, a Hong Kong quantitative hedge fund, and Vice President of structured products division at Bear Stearn. Timothy holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh.

Keith Tomlinson

Keith is responsible for investment manager search, selection and monitoring as well as performance measurement and reporting at Generation Asset Management. He is a member of the Investment Committee and has over 20 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Generation Asset Management in 2011, Keith was Head of International Research at Arrow Capital Management (formerly Arrow Hedge Partners) from September 2002, and prior to that he held a senior role at BPI Financial Corporation, a Canadian investment company.

Ivan Tan

Ivan is part of Generation’s research & client operations team and assists in research, managing operational due diligence, performance monitoring and portfolio construction.  He also supervises in reporting and trade execution. Ivan holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath and an MSc in Investment & Finance from Queen Mary University of London.

Yuliya Tarasenka

Yuliya is Head of Finance and is responsible for accounting, budgeting and financial reporting at Generation Asset Management. She is also involved in a day-to-day operational activities including compliance and HR. Yuliya is a member of Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). She holds two BSc (Hons) degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science as well as Economics and Enterprise Management from her home country Belarus.

Mark Purdy

Mark serves as Chair of the Investment Committee at Arrow Capital Management Inc. and has over 15 years experience in the investment industry. Mark shares responsibility for the hedge fund manager selection and asset allocation process and has served on the Investment Committee at Arrow Capital Management since inception. Mark held senior roles at BPI Financial Corporation and IBM Canada Ltd.

Keiko Lovesay, IT and Systems

Keiko is responsible for the development and maintenance of our proprietary financial software. This encompasses our risk systems, reporting and consolidation, portfolio modelling and simulators software as well as our database management and interface designs and implementations.