Manager, Direct Investments
Ion joined CapGen in September 2016 and is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s direct investing and private equity efforts. Prior to joining CapGen, he was Chief Executive of a Swiss family office with responsibility for all aspects of leading the platform including asset allocation and capital deployment across private equity, hedge funds, real estate, debt and liquid strategies. Prior to that, Ion led Lord Jacob Rothschild’s Family Office and associated investment vehicles. He has also held senior investment and operational management roles previously with AIG Investments, Blackstone and GE Capital in Europe. Ion has a degree in International Relations and an MBA in International Finance from McGill University in Canada. He is a Canadian, Greek and French national and speaks French, Italian and Norwegian.