Head of Solutions
Tom Leake is Head of Solutions, leading the Solutions Platform. Tom was previously a Partner at Goldman Sachs Markets division where he was the global head of the Systematic Trading Strategies (STS) business. The STS business developed quantitative investment solutions across asset classes for pension funds, asset managers and other types of asset allocators. Prior to Goldman, Tom was head of Equity Structuring and Structured Sales at Deutsche Bank. In this position Tom helped develop the alternative risk premia industry and worked with many of the global pension funds which pioneered the risk premia approach. Tom joined Deutsche Bank in 2009. Earlier in his career, Tom worked at JPMorgan as an equity derivatives structurer focused on institutional clients. In 2004, he co-founded an asset manager that launched one of the first smart beta index products.
Tom is a trustee of Groundwork London, a charity that works with communities across London to create better & greener places, develop sustainable living and improve economic prospects. Tom also serves as a trustee for Embrace it Africa, a non-profit organization working to develop and implement sustainable projects that address issues of poverty, access to education, and public health in the Kyotera district in southern Uganda.
Tom earned a MSCi in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University in 2002.