Ms. Lai is a CFA charterholder who is currently serving as the Head of Asset-Based Strategies at Gottex Fund Management, an $8 billion asset management firm based in Lausanne, Switzerland. She joined Gottex in September 2006 with extensive experience in trading and structuring in interest rates, equities, emerging markets and credit derivatives. Prior to joining Gottex, Ms. Lai was a Portfolio Manager at the Clinton Group, responsible for credit arbitrage and capital structure trading in the investment grade and high yield markets. At Clinton Group, she was also Co-Head of Risk Management from 2004. Ms. Lai graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College with a BA in Economics, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.