Portfolio Management is independent from Compliance and Risk Management. Our success is driven by people.
Portfolio Management, Sales, R&D
Tillmann Sachs, Ph.D.
Chief Investment Officer, Head of Research, Founder
Dr. Tillmann Sachs is Chief Investment Officer, Head of Research and Founder of J8 Capital Management LLP.
Prior to establishing J8 in 2012, Tillmann originated structured derivatives solutions and focused for customized rule-based trading strategies with Barclays, UBS, and AIG.
Tillmann holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in applying artificial intelligence to risk quantification in project finance from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Omer is President and Chief Investment Officer of Abaris Capital Advisors, a Chicago-based boutique investment advisory firm specializing in niche alternative investment portfolio strategies. Clients advised include sovereign wealth funds, global financial institutions, international private banking operations and ultra-high net worth family offices.
Omer has advised on more than $4 billion in allocation to alternative asset portfolios and investments. He held senior management positions with Bear Stearns, Credit Agricole Indosuez Bank, Merrill Lynch International, ABN AMRO.
Omer holds a post-graduate degree from Harvard University in Behavioral Finance and Investment Decisions.
Compliance, Risk Management, IT
Chief Operating, Finance, and Administrative Officer
Sandy Chu joined J8 in October 2012. She is J8’s Chief Operating, Finance, and Administrative Officer.
Sandy has over 18 years of executive management experience in the international shipping industry with Maersk Line and Team Lines Deutschland GmbH.
She holds an Investment Management Certificate from the CFA UK and a Bachelor of Business in Actuarial Science from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Compliance Oversight, MLRO, Chief Risk Officer
Ian Fridlington joined J8 in January 2017 as risk manager and to carry out the compliance function.
Ian has over 30 years experience in providing investment management solutions to UK and global wealth management businesses, with over 15 years experience in alternative strategies. Previously a Partner with private equity firm CopperTree Capital Management Ltd, Private Client Director with Veritas Asset Management (UK) Ltd and Head of Investment Strategy at Ansbacher & Co Limited, Ian has also held investment and client facing roles within retail and international banking groups.
Ian holds the Investment Management Certificate from the CFA UK and is an Associate of the London Institute of Banking & Finance.