Liela F. Figleaf
Vice President, Director of Hedge Fund Investments, Ocean Road Advisors, Inc.
Liela is Vice President, Director of Hedge Fund Investments for Ocean Road Advisors, Inc. a privately-held family office that manages a diversified investment portfolio for its family clients. Prior to joining Ocean Road in 2014, Liela was Vice President and Head of Relative Value, Multi-Strategy and Fund-of-Funds Research at Citi Private Bank where she sourced and led due diligence on hedge fund managers as part of the Hedge Fund Research and Management team.
Prior to joining Citi, she was a Senior Research Analyst at Optima Fund Management, a fund of funds with approximately $4 billion under management. At Optima, Liela was responsible for hedge fund research across a variety of strategies including Event-Driven, Convertible Arbitrage, Long/Short Credit, Commodity Trading Advisors and Global Macro. In addition to manager research, she was also a member of Optima’s Portfolio Asset Allocation teams. Liela began her career as an analyst at the Torrey Funds, a fund of funds specializing in emerging hedged equity hedge fund investments. Liela holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Vermont.