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Samuel Totham

Managing Director

Samuel is Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Director – overseeing GQR’s Front Office and Client Services operations.

Based in New York, he is primarily responsible for defining and implementing market and people strategies to support GQR and Wynden Stark in realizing business objectives. Additionally, he plays a key role in identifying and vetting members of the leadership team and is responsible for all Front Office investment decisions.

His prestigious background in recruiting within the systematic and electronic trading spaces has developed unprecedented relationships with executives and world-renowned companies throughout London and the United States.

Samuel is a graduate of Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, earning a BSc in Management Science and Industrial Economics. He splits his time between New York, Los Angeles, Austin and London and is an avid traveler, skier and kite surfer.


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