John R. Young

Chief Investment Officer

John R. Young

Mr. Young is Chief Investment Officer of Orchard Global. He is also the Senior Portfolio Manager for the EleganTree Fund, the EleganTree 2015 Tactical Fund, the Black Forest Fund, and the Taiga Fund. Prior to joining Orchard Global, Mr. Young was at Merrill Lynch in London, where he started and developed the Structured Illiquid Credit Trading Desk. Before Merrill Lynch, Mr. Young was at Deutsche Bank in London where he helped form and lead a solutions-driven trading desk within Structured Credit Trading/Principal Finance. Prior to this role at Deutsche Bank, he was in the firm’s Global Relative Value Group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Young worked at Aon Risk Services, focusing on risk management strategies for corporations in the natural resource sector.

Mr. Young holds a BA from the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin and has an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.