Thomas Deinet was appointed Executive Director of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI) in September 2008. In 2007, Thomas joined the Hedge Fund Working Group to project manage the development of practice standards proposed by a group of 14 leading hedge fund managers that led to the establishment of the SBAI (then known as the HFSB).
Before joining the SBAI, Thomas was a senior manager at Oliver Wyman, a management consulting firm, where he extensively worked with major financial institutions in Europe in both asset management as well as corporate and investment banking. He joined Oliver Wyman in 2002 after working as an analyst in energy trading for a major commodities trading firm.
Thomas is a regular speaker at hedge fund and regulatory conferences, and represents the HFSB at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).
He is a holder of a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany and an MSc from Purdue University, USA. Thomas Deinet is a CFA charterholder.