Lipper Global Research Team
Detlef Glow - Head of EMEA Research, Lipper
Detlef joined Lipper in mid 2005 from Feri Wealth Management, where he was Director of Portfolio Management, managing segregated accounts for high net worth individuals (HNWI). Prior to this he spent nine years with tecis Holding AG, most recently as Head of Fund Research for tecis Asset Management AG. In this role he was responsible for the quantitative and qualitative fund research for the tecis fund of funds, the HNWI accounts and the recommendation list of funds for the financial adviser arm of tecis. Detlef has an MBA focusing on Financial Services from the University of Wales/Cardiff, as well as a BA in Business Administration.
Jake Moeller, Head of United Kingdom and Ireland Research, Lipper
Jake joined Lipper in 2013 as Head of UK & Ireland Research. He has over seventeen years experience as an expert in mutual fund research, fund-of-funds portfolio management and asset allocation strategies. Jake joined from Lloyds Banking Group where he was a senior manager assessing internal and external fund ranges for its life and pensions platforms. For six years previously, he managed the internal fund-of-funds suite and guided fund platform at AIG Life (now MetLife Alico) and has been a mutual fund research specialist for the UK financial planning group Towry and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Jake is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI) and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
Otto Christian Kober, Global Head of Methodology
Otto is the Global Head of Methodology and responsible for Lipper’s global calculation, fund classification and fund rating methodologies.
Otto joined Lipper from Bopp, a Swiss fund data provider. Bopp was acquired by Reuters in 1998 and subsequently integrated into Lipper. After the integration, Otto served from 2001 until 2006 as Head of Research Switzerland. In this role, he had editorial responsibility for the Swiss Funds Guide, the Lipper Switzerland products maintenance and integration into the Lipper Global product framework.
Otto studied history and law at the University of Zurich and holds a BBA degree of the Graduate School of Business Administration of Zurich.
Xav Feng - Head of Asia Research, Lipper
Xav Feng oversees research in the Asia region as Head of Research. He has substantial fund industry experience in both China and Taiwan.
Xav started at Lipper in 2006, initially responsible for Taiwan market, specializing in Taiwan mutual fund analysis. He covered Greater China region since 2007 and initiated China QFII & QDII fund research, China risk classification rating research and Asia alternative investments. Prior to joining Lipper, he was in HSBC Investment Taiwan, a global leading asset management company.
He is an experienced media commenter, having been interviewed on research and investment management topics by cross region leading TV, broadcast channels and print publications.
Xav is a law graduate from the Taiwan National Taipei University and has a Master's degree in Risk Management and Insurance from Taiwan National Chengchi University. He also holds securities, futures specialist and property insurance broker licenses in Taiwan.
Tom Roseen - Head of Research Services, Lipper
Tom focuses on institutional and retail research in the United States, Canada and Latin America. He is the editor and an author of Lipper’s U.S. Research Studies, FundFlow Insight Reports, and FundIndustry Insight Reports. In addition, Tom is the author of "Taxes in the Mutual Fund Industry." He is involved in fund analysis and research, and contributes to the monthly and quarterly equity and fixed income FundMarket Insight reports, webcasts, and podcasts, where he focuses on domestic and world fund performance and attribution. His areas of expertise include closed-end fund analysis, portfolio evaluation, equity and fixed income fund research, fund flows analysis, after-tax performance, and Lipper Leaders. Tom has appeared on TV and on various radio programs and has been cited in many of the industry’s leading financial publications.
Tom joined Lipper in 1996 from Janus and has worked in several positions, including portfolio, performance, board analysis services, and research.
Tom has a BS in finance from Metropolitan State College of Denver and a Master's in International Management from the University of Denver. Tom is an affiliate member of the CFA Society of Colorado.
Jeff Tjornehoj- Head of Americas Research, Lipper
Jeff manages Lipper’s research efforts in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. His responsibilities include general industry knowledge, performance, flows, and methodology. He is a regular contributor to Lipper’s Fund Flows and Closed-End Funds reports and writes and presents Lipper’s quarterly performance review, with an emphasis on fixed income markets. He is widely quoted in the financial media, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, SmartMoney, CNBC, Ignites.com, and more.
Jeff joined Lipper in 1997, serving as a fee and expense analyst and later a portfolio research specialist. For the past ten years, he’s been in the research department where he assumed his current role.
Jeff has completed Level I of the CFA program and holds a BA in economics from Metropolitan State College. Jeff is also a member of the Canadian Investment Funds Standards Committee.
Barry Fennell, Senior Research Analyst
Barry is a senior research analyst at Lipper specializing in mutual fund research and performance analysis. In this role he also researches and creates commentary on topical developments in the mutual fund industry. Prior to joining Lipper, Barry was a Director at Fidelity Investments where he was engaged in researching and analyzing mutual funds for the firm’s asset management division for over a decade. Within this role he also assisted with new fund development and wrote extensively on capital markets and fund performance. Barry has also held mutual fund performance analyst positions at State Street and GMO.
Barry holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Tufts University and a MBA from Boston College. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Kevin Pollard, Research Analyst, Methodology
Kevin is a research analyst specializing in performance measurement, methodology development, and mutual fund analytics for fund management. He has a BSc, Economics from the University of York.
Patrick Keon, Research Analyst
Pat Keon is a Lipper research analyst specializing in U.S fund classifications and portfolio analytics. Pat joined Lipper in 2005 and has worked in several areas, including portfolio, content and research.
Pat has a BBA with a major in finance from Iona College (New Rochelle, NY) and earned an MBA from Regis University (Denver, CO) with an emphasis in finance and accounting.