Markus is Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder of Park Lane Capital SIVAC plc., a London based investment management firm, where he is responsible for all aspects of portfolio construction, risk management and trading. Prior to Park Lane, he was a portfolio manager at SISU Capital, a London based investment management firm, and was a founding partner of Arbitrage Capital Management, a systematic Commodity Trading Advisor in Vancouver, Canada. He started his investment career as a quantitative analyst in the U.S. with Brandywine Asset Management.
Before moving into finance, Mr. Seywerd was an exploration geophysicist, holding various management positions and focusing on resource projects in North and South America and Africa. He holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics & Geophysics as well as an MBA in Finance from the University of British Columbia and his professional designations include Financial Management Certificate (CFAUK), Canadian Investment Management (CIM) and Derivative Markets Specialist (DMS).