Benjamin Somers serves as Partner and Head of Business Development & Investor Relations for Elementum. Prior to Elementum, Ben was a Director at Stark Investments, responsible for business development activities in Latin America and a member of the emerging markets Investment Committee. Before joining Stark in 2008, he was with JPMorgan Asset Management (“JPMAM”) and its heritage organizations for over ten years. At JPMAM, Ben was responsible for advising institutional clients on critical issues facing their investment portfolios including asset allocation, implementation of alternative investments, and investment education. He was also a banker with the Financial Institutions Group covering Latin America as well as a credit analyst in the US Corporate Banking Group. Ben is a graduate of Marquette University with a BS in Finance and International Business and has passed Level II of the CFA examination.
Partner and Head of Business Development & Investor Relations