Samer Nsouli, Chief Investment Officer Samer Nsouli has been Lyford Group International’s CIO since its founding. He has more than 20 years of investment industry experience. Mr. Nsouli began his investment career in 1988 after graduating from Boston College with a degree in finance, joining Drexel Burnham Lambert in Paris as a foreign-exchange trader. He left Drexel to earn an MBA at Columbia Business School in New York, graduating in 1992. Mr. Nsouli joined Lehman Brothers as a non-dollar government bond trader and market maker; he also traded Treasury STRIPs. In 1995 he joined UBS, also as a U.S. Treasury trader, making markets for the entire STRIPs curve, off-the- run bonds and high-coupon callable bonds. Mr. Nsouli left UBS in 1996 to oversee Fuji Bank’s zero-coupon bond desk, making markets in STRIPs, off-the-run bonds and high-coupon callable Treasuries. In 1997, Mr. Nsouli founded Scorpio Fund Advisors, where he managed multi-asset private client portfolios in fixed income, currencies, and equity indices using both fundamental and technical analysis, with a focus on tactical trades. In 2001 Mr. Nsouli joined JPMorgan as a European Equities Sales-Trader. In early 2002, partnering with a family office he had known for several years, he launched the Lyford Group International, a global macro fund. Mr. Nsouli lives in New York City.