Former NEC Advisor Goodman Joins James Caird

May 9 2011 | 9:50am ET

Former U.S. National Economic Council Advisor Mary Goodman has become a managing director at UK-based hedge fund James Caird Asset Management.

Based in Washington DC, Goodman will provide strategic counsel on the global
macroeconomic outlook and on monetary, fiscal, financial regulatory and other policy risks
as part of the firm’s deliberation on investment decisions.

In addition to a 2009-2010 stint at the NEC, Goodman has served as a senior advisor to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and worked for 10 years for Moore Capital Management.

From 1991-1998 she was with the U.S. Treasury Department in the Office of the Assistant
Secretary for International Affairs where she was the United States’ G-7 debt expert and Treasury’s negotiator in the Paris Club. Goodman also has taught graduate-level courses on International Financial Institutions at Georgetown University.

Tim Leslie, CIO of JCAM commented that “Mary has unparalleled insight into the key macro factors impacting global markets. The core of our investment approach is investing in companies. Mary’s involvement will enhance our ability to evaluate how these macro themes affect corporate fundamentals and markets, enabling us to trade in underlying credit and securities.”

James Caird Asset Management manages the JCAM Global, JCAM Vintage II and
JCAM Mortgage Opportunity Funds. It has approximately $2.65 billion of AUM and over 65 employees in the U.S. and UK.


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