George O'DowdCo-President/Executive Committee Member & Chief Compliance Officer
George has over 25 years’ experience in the structured finance market, specialising in credit derivatives and mortgage-backed securities in the US. Most recently, he was head of structured credit trading for the NY office of Nomura Securities with responsibility for structuring and distributing CDO and CPPI product. Prior to that, George was the NY head of Credit Trading for Commerzbank. He has worked on arbitrage and bank balance sheet CDOs at J.P. Morgan and was part of the group that developed the first securitisation of CDS at Swiss Bank in 1997. Previously, George was involved with US mortgage-backed securities structuring and investing at Alliance Capital and Hyperion Capital Management in NY. George has both a BSc and an MSc in Management Science from the MIT Sloan School of Management. George joined Eden Rock in May 2007, he is an investment committee member and oversees all US activities of the firm as well as ERG Asset Management.
Stacie is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 15 years in the financial services industry, primarily in alternative assets. She started her career at PWC in tax services, specializing in the taxation of hedge funds and private equity funds. She then became the Assistant Controller for a family office, with over $1.5 billion in AUM, invested in both hedge funds and private equity. Subsequently, Stacie became the Controller at Guggenheim Advisors, LLC and later Guggenheim Fund Solutions, LLC, both managed account platforms providing transparency to investors. In her roles at Guggenheim, she oversaw the entire audit process for the funds, including review of the audited financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal and state tax returns. She also performed all aspects of accounting for the management company, including internal reporting, audit and tax. Stacie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut and earned an MBA from the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University.