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Macro Risk Advisors hires George Lam and Jarret Christie

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Macro Risk Advisors, an equity derivatives strategy and execution firm, has hired George Lam, a former risk analyst at Marathon Asset Management, and Jarret Christie, a former sales executive at Omnium, a subsidiary of Citadel Investment Group. 

The appointment of Lam and Christie is part of an ongoing expansion effort at Macro Risk Advisors to further support its growing client base.

“We are fortunate to be able to attract top talent to MRA through our commitment to advanced, high-level strategy and execution services,” says Dean Curnutt (pictured), founder and chief executive of Macro Risk Advisors. “At a time when investment risk and uncertainty are high, we see strong interest in trading strategies that protect portfolios and enhance returns. George and Jarret strengthen our team’s mission to provide the valuable market insight for which MRA has become sought after.”

Lam joins as a risk management strategist, helping Macro Risk Advisors clientele identify and better understand market and trading risk. He previously worked as a trader for hedge fund Amadour Capital, where he helped build its convertible bond portfolio. Lam also worked for Marathon Asset Management as a risk analyst and trader in volatility arbitrage, risk arbitrage, long-short equity and distressed securities.

Christie joins as an institutional salestrader and will assume a leading role in marketing and business development. At Omnium, Christie was a senior salesperson responsible for marketing the firm’s hedge fund administration offering, portfolio management software, and middle and back office outsourcing for the West Coast and Southwest regions. Prior to Omnium, he worked for Bank of America in a prime brokerage sales role. 

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