Lynn has worked with Marjorie Hogan since March 2009 as a Senior Trader, with over 20 years of experience on Wall Street. From 1999-2009, Lynn ran the mortgage-related derivatives desk at Bear Stearns (and at JPM following the BSC/JPM merger), where she traded a wide variety of swaps and options tied to residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities. From 1993-1999 she was a modeler and trader on the desk, which was headed during that period by Marjorie Hogan. Prior to Bear Stearns, Lynn worked as a quantitative modeler and risk manager at Citibank, and prior to that as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Lynn holds a PhD degree in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Cathy joined Altum in July 2012 as the Head of Altum UK, with 14 years of experience in the credit and structured credit markets. Prior to Altum, Cathy worked at RBS Asset Management, as the Portfolio Manager of a fund of credit hedge funds, with responsibilities also for all credit hedge fund investments. Upon the sale of RBS Asset Management, Cathy continued her role and responsibilities with the acquiring firm, Aberdeen Asset Management. Cathy began her career at Lehman Brothers in 1998 where she worked in the global structured credit products business until leaving in 2008. She initially worked in Lehman Brothers' Tokyo office, was transferred to New York in 2001 to focus on CDO structuring and then to London in 2005, where she ran European CLO structuring and origination. Cathy holds a PhD in Statistics (specializing in probability theory/stochastic calculus) and a BSc in Mathematics, both from the University of Warwick.
Alexei joined Altum in September 2013 as a Senior Analyst, with 11 years of experience in structured products. Prior to joining Altum, Alexei opened and headed a new European CLO trading desk at Citi London office from 2008, trading and making global daily markets in CLO bonds across the capital structure, and providing the related customer solution services. Alexei had joined the secondary global CDO trading desk at Citi in New York in 2004, where he traded cash and managed-synthetic CDOs across the asset types and structures, including CLO, CBO, TRUPS CDO, SME CDO, CDO-squares and FoF vehicles. Alexei started his career in 2002, as a CDO research analyst at Salomon Smith Barney, providing investors with the post trade support and research publications. Alexei obtained an MA in Applied Math and Astrophysics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and an MS in Economics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Savvas joined Altum's London office in September 2016. Previously, he obtained his MSc in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management at Unversità Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, and his BSc in Mathematics from King's College London. Savvas has experience creating automated trading algorithms, designing volatility calculators for currencies in MATLAB, and has passed Level 1 of the CFA.