Mr. Reade E. Griffith is Founder at Polygon Global Partners LLP.
He co-founded the investment manager of Tetragon in 2005 as well as Polygon in 2002.
He is a member of Tetragon’s Board of Directors, a member of the investment manager’s Investment Committee and Risk Committee, and the Co-Head of TFG Asset Management, in addition to other roles.
Mr. Dear was previously a Managing Director and the Global Head of Hedge Fund Coverage for UBS Warburg Equities. Prior to that, he was co-head of European sales trading, execution, arbitrage sales and flow derivatives.
He had been with UBS since 1988, including six years in New York. Mr. Dear was in equity sales at Prudential Bache before joining UBS and started his career as a petroleum engineer with Marathon Oil Co.
He holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College in London.