Jason manages Truffle’s investment activity and platform operations. Prior to Truffle, Jason spent his career selecting and investing in a range of private markets funds on behalf of some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated institutional investors. Most recently, Jason was a Vice President at StepStone Group, one of the leading private markets firms representing over $250 billion of assets. Jason started his career at Partners Capital, where he also covered private markets investments, having graduated with a degree in Physics from the University of Bristol. Jason is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
In addition to his role at Truffle, John is a Partner at StepStone Group and Kish Capital. StepStone Group is one of the largest investors in private markets, overseeing more than $250 billion of assets. Prior to joining Kish and StepStone, John acquired and operated several businesses on his own behalf, and was co-head of European technology and communications at BancBoston Capital, a principal private equity investor. John graduated with first-class honours with a BBs in finance from Trinity College, Dublin.
Peter serves as Senior Advisor to Truffle Invest. Peter is also Founder and CEO of RockWood Advisory Partners, a financial services boutique consulting alternative asset management companies on capital raising, business development, executive recruitment and strategic initiatives. Peter is Partner, Head of Europe of Jensen Partners, Advisory Board Member of Lodbrok Capital and Fund Director of MGG Investment Group. Before engaging in the above activities, Peter was a Partner at PJT Park Hill (previously part of Blackstone), where he headed the European hedge fund and credit businesses. Prior to joining Park Hill, Peter was a Director in the Private Funds Group at Credit Suisse. Peter graduated from Boston College with a BA in Economics.
External Advisory Board Member
Giovanni acts as an External Advisor to Truffle Invest. Giovanni is currently an Investment Director and Head of Research in the Alternative Investment Solutions at GAM Investments, based in London. In his role Giovanni is responsible for leading GAM’s external fund manager research team and managing portfolios that combine external managers and other investment exposures, including beta, factors and alternative risk premiums. Prior to GAM, Giovanni was a Partner and Head of Investment Origination at Capital Generation Partners, a private investment office. Previously he spent eight years at Italian fund of hedge funds Unifortune Asset Management, where his roles included head of research. Giovanni holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School and a MSc in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.
Jon is an experienced Product, Project and Delivery Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Service and Project Delivery, Risk Management, Requirements Analysis, Requirements Gathering, Stakeholder Management. Strong information technology professional with PRINCE2, AgilePM and Certified Scrum Product Manager qualifications. Jon is currently Chief Delivery Officer at Delio having previously held senior IT roles at Creditsafe & Sungard as well as operational roles at JP Morgan & Unicredit.
Delio is Truffle’s technology partner, providing enterprise grade private market technology solutions used by over 200 financial institutions worldwide, including top tier banks such as UBS, Barclays, Coutts, ING and Rabobank. Delio has developed a configurable digital platform for Truffle that seamlessly enables the distribution, execution and reporting of private market investment opportunities. As a result, Truffle’s clients benefit from a market leading user experience that is supported by a team of more than 50 highly experienced finance and technology professionals.
Fieldfisher is Truffle’s legal partner, providing advice on all structural, regulatory and legal matters. Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world’s most dynamic sectors, with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media. Fieldfisher’s network has more than 1,000 people working across 19 offices globally.
Met Facilities is Truffle’s regulatory host. Met Facilities LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, allowing Truffle to undertake FCA regulated activities as an Appointed Representative of Met Facilities. Met Facilities works with numerous Fintech businesses, providing regulatory, financial and operational services.