Our entire team has extensive investment and wealth management experience, gained at some of the world’s leading financial institutions. By working closely together as a team, we are able to draw on our diverse skills and knowledge, allowing us to treat each client’s needs and portfolio individually and personally and meet the unique needs of every client.
Our team has a one mission in mind: To help our clients, and our clients’ clients, reach that stage wherein they live the lives they’ve worked so hard to enjoy.
When we take on new clients, they become part of our extended family, and over the past decade, we’ve developed multi-generational relationships with many of them.
While our team members' backgrounds might be different, we share several beliefs and values in common. In particular, a friendly and honest attitude to client relationships, a willingness to embrace new ways of working, and a desire to work towards all of our individual clients’ best interests.
Joint Founder and Managing Director
Dennis Tillman is Founder and Managing Director of TFR Global. Mr. Tillman has been involved in all phases of TFR Global’s development since its founding in 2009. Under Dennis’ leadership TFR Global has established itself as a leading investment business across multiple asset classes, including private equity, where it is becoming a global leader in traditional buyout, growth equity, special situations, wealth management and hedge fund solutions. TFR Global is a market leader and provider for wealth management solutions for small and middle-market companies as well as high-net worth clients.
TFR Global has also recently launched major new departments dedicated to infrastructure and life sciences’ investing, as well as delivering the firm’s investment management expertise and products to some of the world’s largest hedge fund companies.
Mr. Tillman is an active philanthropist with a history of supporting education, as well as culture and the arts, among other things. In both business and philanthropy, Mr. Tillman has dedicated himself to tackling big problems with transformative solutions. In March 2017, he announced a foundation to address the opportunities and challenges presented by the rise of artificial intelligence, including critical ethical and policy considerations to ensure that the technologies are employed for the common good.
Mr. Tillman is a member of The Business Council and The Business Roundtable
Mr. Tillman holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Yale School of Management and was on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors.
Joint Founder and Operations Director
Francis Fenton is Joint Founder and Operations Director of TFR Global. He is also a member of TFR Global’s Management Committee and sits on each of the firm’s investment committees. Francis previously served as the firm’s Head of Corporate Trading.
Prior to joining TFR Global in 2009, Francis was CEO of Global Investment Banking and Private Equity at Credit Suisse First Boston and a member of the Executive Board. Prior to the acquisition of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette by Credit Suisse First Boston in 2000, Francis was the Chairman of DLJ’s Banking Group, responsible for all the firm’s investment banking and merchant banking activities. Francis joined DLJ in 1975 and became head of DLJ’s global M&A group in 1982.
Francis has served on a number of other corporate boards and is Chairman of the Finance Committee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, member of The Board of Trustees of the Mount Sinai Health System and member of the Center for American Progress Board of Trustees. Francis is also an Advisory Council member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
In 2013, Francis co-authored a book proposing a solution to America’s looming retirement crisis. The first edition was published in 2014. He has also published articles in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Harvard Business Review and other major publications.
Francis graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Harvard College in 1973 and was a John Harvard Scholar. He earned an MBA with high distinction from the Harvard Business School and graduated as a Baker Scholar in 1975.
Joint Founder and Director
Simon Rosenstock is Joint Founder and Director of TFR Global. Simon also oversees our corporate client managed funds and leads TFR Global's private equity investment activities in the emerging markets’ sector on a global basis. Since joining TFR Global in 2009, and prior to fully dedicating his time to the emerging markets sector, Simon has been involved in the execution of several important TFR Global investment partnerships involving lithium, facial recognition technology and AI. Simon has either led or played a critical role in every one of TFR Global's emerging market investments.
Before joining TFR Global, Simon worked at Morgan Stanley & Company's Investment Banking Division in their Global Energy and Mergers and Acquisitions departments in both the U.S. and Hong Kong. Prior to that, Simon worked at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s Investment Banking Division in Canada and separately in Hong Kong.
Simon heads up our investment advisory committee for TFR Global's emerging market opportunities management team which is dedicated exclusively to advising clients of investment recommendations in the emerging market sector.
Simon received an Honors degree in Business from Queen's University in Canada, where he graduated with First Class Honors.
Head of Institutional Trading
Graham Jenkins is our Head of Institutional Trading at TFR Global. Graham is primarily responsible for heading up the team to determine the strategic direction and growth of the institutional business for clients in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.
Graham oversees the Sales and Relationship Management functions across the regions and leads initiatives related to client portfolio expansion and for initiating investment opportunities in both the pre- and post-retirement worlds. Graham is a member of the firm's Executive Management Group.
Graham has more than twenty years of experience in financial services with a focus on institutional client funds and portfolio management and distribution. Graham joined TFR Global at the beginning of 2011, having previously combined running his own very successful investment management consulting business with serving as non-executive director for Unigestion, (UK), Limited.
Prior to this, Graham held several senior roles at Schroders Investment Management Limited as well as a senior role at Barclays Global Investors. He began his career at Coutts & Co in their global security services division.
Graham holds a Bachelor of Science honors’ degree in Economics with Finance (Hons) from the London South Bank University, London, England.
Head of Corporate Trading
Simon Netherton is our Head of Corporate Trading. Simon joined TFR Global in 2012 in the United Kingdom office and transferred to the Hong Kong office in 2014, where he oversees TFR Global’s corporate clients’ investment activities across all sectors of the financial markets.
Before joining TFR Global, Simon was a senior investment advisor with PIMCO Investment Management Limited, London where he advised on many of the firm’s high net worth client’s portfolios and was responsible for many of the firm’s client acquisition programs.
Since joining TFR Global Simon an has been involved in the execution of several of TFR Global’s investment recommendations for both our corporate and retail clients including over-seeing several large global IPO private placements in various market sectors.
Simon assists clients with building diversified alternative portfolio strategies that span hedge funds, alternative risk premia, private equity, private credit and real estate.
Simon holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California.
Chief Risk Officer
George Tremble is the Chief Risk Officer for TFR Global and is responsible for all investment, liquidity, counterparty, and operational risks across TFR Global's global operations and client assets. He is a member of TFR Global Executive Management Group and serves on TFR Global's Risk, Fiduciary, Investment and Product Committees.
George joined TFR Global in July 2012 and previously worked as a portfolio manager for alternative assets at Standard Chartered on behalf of their insurance clients and held a number of different roles including Chief Risk Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Director of Fixed Income Research, Head of Tactical Asset Allocation, Portfolio Manager for the Standard Chartered Total Return Fund.
Prior to this George spent four years at Deutsche Bank in Global Markets and previously worked for two years at Goldman Sachs in Real Estate Investment Banking. George also used to serve as chairman of the Brunswick School board.
George has an AB in Politics from Princeton University, graduated with a JD from the University of Virginia and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Global Fixed Income/Currency & Cash Manager
Matthew Lovett is a TFR Global's Global Fixed Income, Currency and Cash Manager. In this role, he oversees a team of advisors and managers with more than U.S. $25 million of assets managed across active, smart beta and passive strategies for fixed income, cash and currency portfolios.
Matt joined the company in 2010 and has more than 24 years of credit and investment experience. He is also a member of TFR Global's Executive Management Group and Investment Committee.
Prior to his current role, Matt was our Chief Risk Officer where he was responsible for all investment, credit, and operational risks across TFR Global's global investment platform. He also previously was the Head of Global Cash Management, where he oversaw the global investment activities of short duration and money investment strategies and has served in leadership roles in the firm's Cash and Fixed Income research efforts.
Matt has a BA in Philosophy from Saint Anselm College, graduated with an MBA from Bentley College and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Nick Astley Roberts
Nicholas Astley Roberts is our Senior Trader and Director of Global Asset Management, and member of the company's Investment Committee.
Nick is responsible for a range of activities across the compliance spectrum. Chief focus surrounds the growth, service and support of our global multi-asset retail business in London and Asia. Activities include the designing and constructing of investment product solutions aligned to group strategy, across global markets. This includes a broad suite of investment products, such as private equity, hedge-fund, foreign exchange and commodity markets, developing high-quality outcome-oriented, thematic and discretionary management lines.
Nick began his financial services career in 1998 on Barclays Capital Financial Management Program and has held roles in International Finance and Consumer Products. Nick has held several roles in fixed income, private equity and commodity markets, in addition to serving as regional Director of Alternative Investments with HSBC, Hong Kong.
Nick received a BA in Accounting and Finance and a BSc Honors degree from Middlesex University, London and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
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