Partner and Head of Manager Research, Alternative Investment Group
Joel Gantcher is a Partner and Head of Manager Research for Alternative Investment Group. He is responsible for spearheading the firm’s manager research, sourcing and due diligence efforts. He joined the firm in January 2012. Prior to joining Alternative Investment Group, Joel was a Partner and member of Cadogan Management’s Investment Committee, responsible for sourcing and monitoring both discretionary and quantitative hedge fund strategies. In addition, he managed several portfolios. Before Cadogan, Joel was Strategy Head of Safra Asset Management’s (formerly Alpha Investment Management) Equity Hedge and Global Macro Investments, where he was a member of the firm’s investment and allocation committees and was responsible for long/short equity, global macro and CTA investments. Joel’s prior positions included Manager of Business/Strategy Planning at The Walt Disney Company and Consultant for Morales, Ruas & Asociados. Joel holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University, an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and an M.A. in International Studies from the School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania.