Ken Grant is the Founder of General Risk Advisors, LLC and focuses on risk advisory services for our clients. Prior to GRA, Ken founded ConceptONE (previously known as Risk Resources) a risk management outsourcing business, catering to trading/alternative investment business, which provides risk consulting, product development, capital introduction and related services to these groups. The firm employed 50 people and has managed reporting and associated advisor for over 150 clients, including hedge funds, bank asset management groups, fund of funds, family offices, prime brokers and fund administrators, with responsibility for hundreds of billions in capital, covering every asset and strategy class in the global capital markets.
Prior to launching Risk Resources, Ken was the Head of Global Risk Management for Cheyne Capital (a $5 billion alternative money manager), the Managing Director Risk at SAC Capital Advisors and the Director of Risk Management at Tudor Investment Corporation. Ken is a Faculty Member at Columbia University focused on Risk Management/Actuarial Sciences and is a Fellow at the Center for the Management of Systematic Risk at Columbia University. He is the author of “Trading Risk: Enhanced Profitability through Risk Control” (Wiley ’04), Risk Management Curriculum CFA (CFA Institute, ’05) and was the principal author of “Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Managers” (Managed Funds Association, ’00, ’03, ‘05). Mr. Grant has an MBA from the University of Chicago, a Master in Economics from Columbia University and a BS in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin.