Having graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in Chemistry and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, Mark began his trading career with Credit Suisse First Boston in 1988.He joined Citibank in 1992 as Head of European Equity Trading, where he developed innovative techniques which combined new investment decision-making tools with a dynamic risk-control system. In 1994, Mark moved to Tokai Bank Europe (now Mitsubishi UFJ) where he set-up a new Equity Trading Division. Over the following eight years, his team developed a reputation for delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns set within a transparent and dynamic control framework. Average returns were in excess of 25 percent per annum.In 2002, Mark founded Eriswell Capital LLP, a multi-strategy fund manager. After four years of positive returns, Mark took the firm private in 2006 to focus on the investment advisory business, Eriswell Capital Management LLP.
Born and educated in Germany, Andrea started her career in 1989 at the Equity Proprietary Trading desk at Bankers Trust in Frankfurt, before moving to Bankers Trust London in 1992 where she traded European covered warrants and cash future arbitrage. She joined Buchanan Partners in 1994 – the first UK hedge fund – to work within a specialist arbitrage and long/short equity team. In 1997, Andrea joined Jefferies International where she set-up a new European Arbitrage Equity Sales division, before moving to Cantor Fitzgerald in London to perform the same role.Andrea joined Eriswell Capital Management in 2008 as partner in charge of client relationships within the United States, Germany, Switzerland, France, and the United Kingdom.