Timothy R. Barakett
Timothy R. Barakett is the Chairman of TRB Advisors LP (“TRB”), a private investment firm formed to manage his family’s capital. TRB invests directly in public and private markets, and provides capital and strategic support to a number of asset managers and specialty finance firms.
Prior to founding TRB in 2010, Mr. Barakett was the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Atticus Capital LP, a global investment management firm. Prior to founding Atticus in 1995, Mr. Barakett was a Managing Director at Junction Advisors, an investment management company specializing in risk arbitrage, and earlier in his career he was a Senior Associate at Battery Ventures, a venture capital firm.
Mr. Barakett currently serves on the board of GreyCastle Holdings, a United Kingdom and Bermuda-based reinsurance business as well as on the advisory boards of a number of startups and investment management companies.
Mr. Barakett is a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation, a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at the Harvard Business School, and a trustee of the Dalton School. He is also an honorary trustee of the New York Public Library, where he previously served as a trustee. Mr. Barakett also previously served as a trustee of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Continuum Health Partners.
Mr. Barakett and his wife, Michele, co-founded the Timothy and Michele Barakett Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation that supports social justice initiatives with an emphasis on those that promote equity and inclusion in the arts, education and healthcare fields.
Mr. Barakett received a B.A. degree in economics from Harvard in 1987 and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School in 1993.
An ice hockey player in college, Mr. Barakett was drafted by the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils, played professionally for EV Zug in the Swiss National League, and was a member of Team Canada when it won the Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland.
A Canadian citizen, Mr. Barakett lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
Heath L. Watkin
Heath L. Watkin is the President and Chief Investment Officer of TRB Advisors LP. Previously, Mr. Watkin was a Managing Director at Atticus Capital, where he focused on special situations and deep value investments. Mr. Watkin is a member of the Board of Directors of GreyCastle Holdings, Ltd., Talcott Resolution Life Insurance Company and Castleton Commodoties International LLC.
Mr. Watkin holds a B.S.E. degree in engineering and finance from Princeton University. He received his M.B.A with high distinction as a Baker Scholar from the Harvard Business School.
Lee Pollock is a Senior Advisor to TRB Advisors LP. Mr. Pollock is an investor specializing in the real estate and public securities markets.
Until 2013, Mr. Pollock was the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Atwater Capital, an event-driven investment fund. Prior to Atwater, Mr. Pollock served as a Co-Portfolio Manager, Managing Director and Analyst at Atticus Capital. As one of the most senior investment professionals at the firm, he was a key contributor to Atticus Capital’s growth and performance. From 1996 until 1998, Mr. Pollock worked as a Financial Analyst in the Investment Banking Department at CIBC Wood Gundy in Canada.
Mr. Pollock holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance (Magna Cum Laude) from McGill University.
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