Samuel Sussman is a Partner and Head of Investment Strategy for Alternative Investment Group. He is responsible for directing the firm’s top-down research, identifying investment opportunities across strategies, industry sectors, and geographies and has primary responsibility for sourcing and monitoring the firm’s event-driven and credit managers. He joined the firm in January 2012. Prior to joining Alternative Investment Group, Sam was a Partner at Cadogan Management, where he was the head of research and responsible for sourcing and monitoring credit and event-driven equity managers. Before Cadogan, Sam was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns where he spent nearly 13 years in the firm’s securitized products area. Prior to this, he was an associate/consultant at Corporate Decisions, Inc., a strategy consulting firm. Sam holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Sam is also a Board Member and Treasurer for Gracie Gardens Cooperative Association and a Board Member of Agora Partnerships, a non-profit focused on global economic development.