Portfolio Manager, Head of Impact Investing
Jack joined Bienville in 2016 as a Portfolio Manager and the Head of Impact Investing. In this role, he helps families and endowments to align their investment strategy with their personal values and mission. In addition, Jack actively manages an equity portfolio focused on companies with high ESG and sustainability profiles.
Jack has over 20 years of investment experience, mostly in the public equity markets. For the last three years, he has worked as the Managing Partner of Straight Wharf Capital Management LLC. During this time, Jack has advised a family office on creating a multi-asset class portfolio focused on impact investments. Prior to this, from August 2009 until April 2013, he was the founder and Chief Investment officer of Straight Wharf Asia Master Fund, a long /short equity fund focused on Asian markets, which was seeded by Tiger Management. From January 2000 until August 2009, Jack focused on investing in public equities in the Asian real estate, telecommunications and consumer sectors at several different hedge funds, including Kelusa Capital (2007-2009), Avenue Capital (2005-2007) and Banyan Fund Management (2000-2005).
Jack is a CFA charter holder, received his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, with honors, in 2000 and graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University in 1995. Born and raised in New Jersey, he now resides in Bronxville, NY.