John O Donnell
John O’Donnell is CIO, External Managers at Tetral and has been working for the company since 1999. John is responsible for the firm’s External Manager Selection process which is focused on Alternative Investments. John joined Tetral to manage the groups global fixed income exposure. After developing this exposure he then went on to run a multi-asset portfolio with a focus on Alternative Investments. John then began developing the firms capabilities in outsourcing investment exposure to Investment Management professionals globally. During his tenure, John has created a well-respected institutional program in this domain. Prior to joining Tetral, John was a Fixed Income proprietary trader for Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in Zurich from 1995 to 1999. Before moving to Zurich in 1995, John was employed by Tokai Bank in New York. John was hired by Tokai to start a securities broker/dealer operation for the bank’s New York branch. At Tokai, after establishing the regulatory set-up for the Bank, John worked as a proprietary trader for the bank from 1989 thru 1995. He specialized in U.S. senior debt and the related derivative markets. John was hired by Tokai from the NASD, where he worked as a compliance auditor from 1985 thru 1989. John was born in New York City and grew up in Bronxville, NY. John received a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University. John is a Swiss National and currently lives with his wife and 2 children in the Lausanne area of Switzerland, where he has resided since 1999.