We are pleased to announce that Clare Abbam has joined the firm as Marketing Director, Corey Lawson has joined as Chief Compliance Officer, and Xavier Demierre has joined as Global Head of Credit & Private Equity.
Clare is formerly the UK Lead Generation Manager at PayPal, the worldwide online payments system, where she was responsible for optimising campaigns and delivering marketing-driven leads to achieve revenue targets. Prior to this, she was the European Head of Marketing at Mercer Investment Consulting, where she developed a successful data-driven marketing strategy. She also held a senior marketing role at Claranet and has a wealth of experience in the financial sector, having started out as a Portfolio Manager for a London hedge fund.
Xavier, a former FinTech Director at Alpima, a B2B investment platform, brings nearly 20 years of experience in the financial sector, where he was involved in setting up successful brokerage and investment firms Sonas Partners and Avenue Capital Europe. In his role as Global Head of Credit & Private Equity, he will lead all content creation for the Forum product and play a crucial role in growing the global team and driving revenue targets.
Corey joins Third Bridge after almost 10 years with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he started in the Division of Enforcement in 2008 and later joined the Asset Management Unit in 2014. While at the SEC, Corey conducted numerous investigations of securities law violations and related compliance failures, including investigations of investment advisers, mutual funds, hedge funds and private equity groups. He began his legal career defending SEC enforcement actions and securities class actions at Vinson & Elkins. As Chief Compliance Officer, he will be responsible for compliance-related policies and procedures across all business units globally, helping to maintain Third Bridge’s commitment to the highest standards of compliance as the company undergoes its next phase of growth.
“I am delighted to welcome Clare, Corey and Xavier to Third Bridge. Each brings a depth of expertise and experience that is crucial as we scale the business,” said Paul Carr, President at Third Bridge.
Clare and Xavier are both based at Third Bridge’s London headquarters, while Corey is based at Third Bridge’s east coast hub in New York City.