Team

Team

SCIO’s Investment Team members, mainly Deutsche Bank alumni, together average over 23 years of industry experience. They possess a deep, fundamental understanding of European asset-backed credit and unrivaled access to SCIO’s target market.

Our Partners and Strategic Advisors bring a diverse range of experience to SCIO and operate in a dynamic, open environment focused on excellence.

Team

  • 29 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2009-Present Partner and Chief Investment Officer
  • Deutsche Bank: 2000-2009 Head of Structured Credit Trading Europe
  • Lehman Brothers: 1993-2000 Head of Commercial Mortgage-Backed Structuring
  • Barclays: 1991-1993 Associate, Asset Securitisation Group
  • Carnegie Mellon University: Masters in Business Administration
  • University of Notre Dame: Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering

Contact

+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Greg Branch

  • 23 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2010-Present Partner and Head of Analytics
  • Deutsche Bank: 2001-2010 Head of Financial Engineering
  • GMAC-RFC: 1998-2001 Capital Markets Financial Analyst
  • KPMG Advisory: 1997-1998 Senior Consultant Structured Finance Practice
  • DePaul University: Bachelors in Finance and Statistics

Contact
+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Eric Eastlund

  • 25 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2014-Present Chief Risk Officer
  • Deutsche Bank: 2005-2013 Head of European Securitisation Credit Risk
  • Citigroup: 1995-2005 Credit Risk Management
  • Newham College: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

Contact
+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Jason Harris

  • 19 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2014-Present Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Deutsche Bank: 2011-2014 Credit Risk Management Group
  • Ambac Assurance UK: 2001-2008 European cash and synthetic securitisation transaction underwriter
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Bank: 1993-2001 Interest rate and currency derivatives structuring and marketing
  • Imperial College: Bachelors in Biochemistry

Contact
+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Eriko Aron

  • 12 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2014-Present Director Portfolio Management
  • aeris CAPITAL AG: 2011-2014 Associate Liquid Investment Portfolio
  • University of St. Gallen (HSG): Masters in Quantitative Economics and Finance
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: BSc and MSc in Business Administration

Contact
+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Barry Lucassen

  • 28 years’ post qualification experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2013-Present General Counsel
  • 2008-2012: In house Solicitor–Head of Client Services
  • 1991-2008: Commercial Litigation Solicitor in private practice
  • 1989-1991: Trainee Solicitor
  • Law Society’s Final Examination – 1988 to 1989;
  • London Guildhall University: Bachelors in Business Law (LLB (Hons))

Partners and Strategic Advisors

  • 29 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2009-Present Partner and Chief Investment Officer
  • Deutsche Bank: 2000-2009 Head of Structured Credit Trading Europe
  • Lehman Brothers: 1993-2000 Head of Commercial Mortgage-Backed Structuring
  • Barclays: 1991-1993 Associate, Asset Securitisation Group
  • Carnegie Mellon University: Masters in Business Administration
  • University of Notre Dame: Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering

Contact

+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Greg Branch

  • 23 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2010-Present Partner and Head of Analytics
  • Deutsche Bank: 2001-2010 Head of Financial Engineering
  • GMAC-RFC: 1998-2001 Capital Markets Financial Analyst
  • KPMG Advisory: 1997-1998 Senior Consultant Structured Finance Practice
  • DePaul University: Bachelors in Finance and Statistics

Contact
+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Eric Eastlund

  • 26 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: joined in September 2020
  • DFG Investment Advisors: 2019-2020 Chief Executive Officer
  • CIFC: 2012-2018 Co-CEO
  • Providence Equity Capital Markets: 2010-2012 Managing Director
  • Sciens Capital Management: 2008-2009 Partner
  • GoldenTree Asset Management: 2004-2008 Partner
  • Deutsche Bank: 1998-2004 Managing Director
  • NORD/LB: 1993-1998 Hannover/Singapore/New York
  • Duke University: Bachelor of Arts in History and Economics

Contact

 +44 20 3941 5880
 info@scio-capital.com
 Oliver E Wriedt

  • 25 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2009-Present Partner
  • Stratfields: 2012-Present Founder and Managing Partner
  • LSP Consulting: 2006-2012 Managing Partner
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG): 1996-2006 Principal Financial Services Core Group
  • Helmut-Schmidt-University: Doctorate in Economic Sciences
  • University of Hamburg/Harvard University: Master of Business Administration
  • Deutsche Bank: Bank apprenticeship

Contact

+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com

  • 22 years’ industry experience
  • SCIO Capital: 2009-Present Partner
  • AgriGain Farm Management: 2013-Present Managing Director
  • President, International Alumni Association
  • Rockview: 2018-Present Managing Partner
  • LSP/Stratfields: 2005-2018 Partner
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG): 1998-2005 Project Leader
  • INSEAD: Masters in Business Administration
  • University of Bonn: Dipl.-Phys. Physics
  • University of New South Wales/Sydney, Physics
  • Seoul National University: Research Fellow, Physics
  • National German Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Contact

+44 20 3941 5880
info@scio-capital.com
Peter Schuh

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