People Moves

Cheyne signals new expansion drive as Goekjian joins as CIO


Cheyne Capital has signalled a new drive to expand and diversify its platform at a time of huge change and opportunity in the asset management world with the hiring of Chris Goekjian. Goekjian, one of the best-known individuals in the prop trading and derivatives world in the heyday of the 1990s, is joining as CIO while Cheyne is also taking over his Altedge fund of funds operation.

Chris Goekjian

Reporting to Jonathan Lourie, Cheyne's co-founder and chief executive, Goekjian will have overall responsibility for risk management of all the various Cheyne funds and investment products as