Founded in 2009, 1OAK Capital is a London-headquartered asset manager specialised in quantitative liquid alternative strategies, multi-asset fund management and thematic investing.
Our experienced Alternatives investment team have backgrounds in academia, investment banking and asset management and have previously managed a wide range of systematic and discretionary long-only and hedge funds across a variety of asset classes.
Alternatives Investment Team
Systematic Portfolio Manager
John is responsible for portfolio management of the firm’s quant strategies. Prior to joining 1OAK, John pursued a Master’s Degree in Finance with Merit from Imperial College London. He is also Visiting Scholar at Manhattan College, Department of Economics and Finance, where he co-Authored the paper “An Analysis of the Impact of Monetary Policy on Mortgage Yields”, currently accepted for publication by Journal of Real Estate Research. John graduated Valedictorian from Manhattan College with a BSc in Economics and Finance.
Dr Yun Sun
Head Of Portfolio Management And Research
Yun is responsible for portfolio management, execution and quantitative research. Prior to joining 1OAK, Yun was in charge of Portfolio Management for the Global Equity Index funds, exchange-traded commodity and multi-asset fund of funds at Deutsche Asset Management. He had similar roles at FINEX Capital for Emerging Markets and Cross Asset Portfolios, at Macquarie trading Global Equity Products and at Morgan Stanley in the Technology and R&D units. Yun holds a BA in Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing and a Doctorate in Computer Science & Mathematics from the Queen Mary University, London. Yun was the award winner of American Math Contest in modelling in 2003 and 2004 and the first prize winner of China’s National Math Olympiads in 1998 and 1999.
Dr Peter Konidaris
Chief Risk Officer
Peter is responsible for risk management and operational technology infrastructure for 1OAK’s Asset Management unit. Prior to joining 1OAK, Peter was in charge of the operational development within Oxford & Cambridge IM's equity market neutral fund since October 2003. Peter spent 10 years at Unilever building up and running one of the two Global Intelligence units and working in Unilever’s R&D Programme Management. Peter completed a BA, MA, and a Doctorate from the University of Oxford.
Head Of Investor Solutions
Andrea has been responsible for sales, structuring and investor solutions at 1OAK since 2015. Prior to that, Andrea was Head of Commodity Investor Sales and Structuring for Europe at JPMorgan since 2009, and before that he held similar roles across asset classes at Goldman Sachs, Dresdner Bank and UBS. Andrea has a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London and a Master’s Degree in Management and Economics from SDA Bocconi, Milan.