Mark Connors

Managing Director, Global Head of Portfolio & Risk Advisory, Credit Suisse

The Portfolio and Risk advisory team provides consulting services and proprietary content relevant to hedge fund and real money clients in capacities across Portfolio, Treasury, Risk and Marketing.

Mark’s portfolio and risk management experience includes Senior Risk roles at the multi-strategy fund Diamondback Capital as well as Strategic Value Partners in various capacities including Head of Fixed Income, Currency & Commodity (FICC) Risk, and Counterparty Credit Risk and as Co-Chair of the Diamondback’s Investment Risk Committee. Prior to these dedicated risk management roles, Mark traded a capital structure arbitrage book at CIBC World Markets which served as the cornerstone strategy for the hedge fund Maystone Partners, which he co-founded and ran from 2002 thru 2005. Mr. Connors is also a regular participant in industry conferences and contributor to media outlets including Barrons, Bloomberg TV & Radio, Reuters and the Wall Street Journal.