Keith founded Tomlinson Research in May 2013 to research alternative investments for wealth managers using a fundamental approach.
Keith has worked in the investment industry for over 24 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 recently launched Tomlinson Research Limited, which offers a web based alternative investment research platform called OCIOconnect.
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.
Hamlin has over 16 years’ of economics and investment industry experience. He started his career in 1997 as assistant economist in the UK Government Department of Social Security; he then moved into equity analytics starting with the Universities Superannuation Scheme (pension) and IDEAglobal (independent research provider).
In 2003, Hamlin became hedge fund analyst at two family offices, the first being The Capital Partnership then Duration Asset Management. In 2005, he became Co-Portfolio Manager at Millennium Global Investments, a diversified alternative asset manager, doing currency overlays, hedge funds and fund of funds.
In 2011, Hamlin joined IMQubator, a limited life closed end fund that seeds hedge funds, as Portfolio Manager, assisting the CIO. Since 2010, Hamlin has been contributing editor at The Hedge Fund Journal, the leading hedge fund industry monthly journal. He earned the CFA Designation in 2004, is a CAIA Charter holder since 2009 and received the FRM Designation in 2010.
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.
Mr McGovern 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.
Mr McGovern 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.