Clifford De Souza
Clifford De Souza has served as one of our Directors since 2015. He is a member of our Audit Committee and our Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. De Souza was Head of International Business at Mitsubishi UFJ Holdings (Japan) from 2012 to 2014 where he was responsible for all securities and investment banking activity, primary and secondary, outside of Japan. In this capacity he also served as Chairman of the Board of the US, Hong Kong and Singapore subsidiaries and on the Board of its London entity. He also served as CEO of the London subsidiary from 2008 to 2012. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. De Souza served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of EMG Investment Management where he managed and developed an alternative asset management business. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. De Souza served as the Head of the Hedge Fund Group at Citigroup Alternative Investment with direct responsibility of approximately $4 billion in hedge fund assets, and management committee oversight of over $40 billion in private equity, real estate, structured product and hedge fund assets. From 1995 to 2000, he served as Global Co-Head of the UBS Emerging Markets Debt and Currency Trading Franchise where he directed its global secondary debt, derivative, local instrument and foreign exchange trading functions. He also served various other firms in a variety of capital market functions. He holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the University of Maryland. Mr. De Souza brings valuable insight and experience to the Board based on his experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Mitsubishi, his involvement and experience leading and developing the management of complex businesses and his in-depth expertise as an investor and allocator of capital.