Bury Street Capital

Our Team

Robert Drake
Managing Director

Prior to establishing Bury Street Capital, Robert was the Chief Investment Officer of Asymmetric Capital Management, a specialist convertible bond arbitrage hedge fund manager. Asymmetric was a joint venture between Robert and Jefferies & Company, a New York Stock Exchange-listed Global Investment Bank.

Prior to Asymmetric, Robert was Chief Executive of Pavilion Asset Management, a fund management company owned by Seymour Pierce Group plc. Before Pavilion, Robert was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he ran their International Equity Linked sales and research business, and Bankers Trust, where he set up and ran their European Distressed Debt trading business. He originally trained as an equity portfolio manager.

He graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic with a first class honours degree in Business Studies.


Mark Hodgkin
Executive Director

Over the past decade Mark has been involved in managing and restructuring several hedge fund businesses but most recently was CEO of Hawkesbury Capital Management, a Singapore based event-driven fund.

Prior to his involvement in hedge funds Mark held a range of senior positions in stockbroking and investment banking, the most recent of which was CEO of West LB Panmure. Mark has a BEc from the Australian National University.


Tuomas Isoaho
European Sales/ Analyst

Tuomas joined Bury Street Capital in November 2014 having previously been responsible for Citywire’s Nordic buy-side clients. He assists Robert Drake in covering our investor relationships in the UK, Nordic countries and elsewhere in Continental Europe. Tuomas grew up in Sweden and Finland and speaks fluent Finnish and Swedish. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree from Middlesex University. Tuomas is currently studying for Level 3 of the CFA exam.


Alexandre Claudon
European Sales/ Analyst

Alexandre joined Bury Street Capital in October 2017 having previously been a multi-asset investment advisor and a private banker at Oddo BHF in Paris. Alexandre speaks French, English and Italian fluently and has passed both levels of the CAIA certification. He assists Robert Drake in covering our investor relationships in the European, French and Italian-speaking countries. Alexandre graduated with a MSc (Hons) in Financial Markets from EDHEC Business School and a BSc in Mathematics.


Anjli Sainani
Client Services/ Office Manager

Anjli joined Bury Street Capital in July 2011. Anjli has 12 years’ experience in client services with Credit Suisse, Wealth Management and Merrill Lynch, Global Private Clients. Her work covered trade execution, research and marketing for teams managing assets for high net worth individuals, family offices and institutional accounts.

Anjli graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a BSc degree in Management Sciences.