Keith founded Tomlinson Research in May 2013 to provide research and due diligence services in alternative investments for wealth managers.
Keith has worked in the investment industry for over 25 years, ranging from stockbroking to wealth management. In 2002, Keith joined Arrow Capital Management in Toronto, Canada as a research analyst and was made Director of Research in 2004. Arrow is one of Canada’s largest alternative investment managers.
In 2010, Keith moved to London, UK as part of Arrow’s new joint venture, Generation Asset Management, where he was Director of Research and Portfolio Management in charge of manager search, selection and monitoring as well as private client portfolio management. Keith launched Tomlinson Research Limited, which offers investment and operational due diligence services for both liquid and private market investments.
Keith holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance from the University of British Columbia (1989) and received the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation in 1997.
Sarah is an Advisory Board member and has over 30 years’ experience in the investment and asset management industry.
She began her career in London at Chase Manhattan Bank in 1984; she then became a senior equities analyst at Barclays de Zoete Wedd (BZW), before moving to Schroders. In 1990 she joined Sweden’s Trygg Hansa SPP to manage its European pension funds. Sarah subsequently moved to J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank in Geneva to manage advisory portfolios.
In 1996 she joined Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce as a Vice President and managed both institutional and private portfolios. In 2000 Sarah launched White Mountain, a European equity long/ short hedge fund and later joined the main investor in the fund, Canadian-‐based Arrow Hedge Partners. She established Arrow’s European operations, including manager research and selections for its fund of funds. She served on Arrow’s investment committee, also taking responsibility for its European investor relations, un2l 2009, when Arrow formed a joint venture with Generation Group. Since 2011, Sarah has served as an independent director and advisor for several asset management groups, specifically hedge fund and private equity strategies. Sarah holds a Master Degree in Modern Languages and Philosophy from Lincoln College, Oxford.
Jim is an Advisory Board member at Tomlinson Research.
He is Managing Director and CEO of Arrow Capital Management Inc., which he founded in 1999 after working for over thirteen years at BPI Financial Corporation (Canada) (“BPI”), the company of which he co-founded, and where he ultimately held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer.
BPI, a publicly traded company, managed or administered over $6 billion dollars on behalf of Canadian and U.S. investors. Mr McGovern was the founding Chairman (currently, Past Chairman) of the Canada National Group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (“AIMA Canada”). He is actively involved in the international hedge fund community and has spoken at conferences in Canada and globally.
Jim graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance degree in 1985. He is active in charitable organizations, including Hedge Funds Care Canada and University Health Network. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Fraser Institute, an independent Canadian economic and social research and educational organization.