Tom has held numerous management and leadership positions over the course of his career which began in the volatility markets of Japan in the early 90s. He has direct experience with derivative structuring, risk management, options strategies, capital raising, and investor relations.
His 29 years of experience includes positions with: Merrill Lynch (1994 -2005) where he was an MD in the Global Derivative Products group, Natural Selection Investors Japan as a co-founder of a micro-cap, long/short fund (2005-2009), and founder of JonesTrading Canada (2009-2016) where he was head of derivatives and the firm’s Canadian office. Most recently, Tom was a partner with Sphere Investments Canada which was sold in Jan 2018 and Murchinson Ltd. (Global Special Situations fund).
Tom has lived and worked in Tokyo, New York, and currently resides in Toronto. He has an engineering degree from Penn State University and an MBA, as a full Rotary Scholar, from the International University of Japan.