Tanya Beder is currently Chairman of SBCC in New York and SBCC Group in CT. SBCC, founded in 1987, has a broad base of bank, broker dealer, insurance, mutual fund, hedge fund, private equity, family office, financial services, municipal and corporate clients. SBCC and its key principals have played a central role in the implementation of trading strategies, risk management, risk governance, derivatives, and structured securities to seize opportunity and corrective action plans plus financial forensic investigations to correct problems for over 20 years.
Previously she held two senior positions in the hedge fund industry. She was CEO of Tribeca Global Management LLC, a $3 billion dollar multi-strategy hedge fund located in Singapore, London and New York that traded across global equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities, credit, convertibles, merger arbitrage and distressed debt. She was Managing Director of Caxton Associates LLC, a $10 billion fund located in New York. Prior to her senior roles in the hedge fund industry, Ms. Beder founded Capital Market Risk Advisors and SBCC and was a Vice President of The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse), focusing in her early career on mergers and acquisitions in London and then on mortgage-backed securities, derivatives trading, and fixed income research in New York.
Ms. Beder is on the Board of Directors of American Century Mutual Funds, an Advisor to the LongChamp Group Inc., serves on the National Board of Mathematics and Their Applications, is an Appointed Fellow of the International Center for Finance at Yale, serves on the Advisory Board of Columbia University's Financial Engineering Program, and is and a member of the Board of Directors of the IAFE where she co-chairs its Investor Risk Committee. From 1998 through 2003 Ms. Beder was Chairman of the Board of the IAFE.
Euromoney has named Ms. Beder as one of the top 50 women in finance around the world and The Hedgefund Journal has named her one of the 50 leading women in hedge funds. During her tenure as CEO of Tribeca, Absolute Return awarded her the prestigious Institutional Investment Manager of the Year Award.
Ms. Beder has appeared as an expert before the United States Congressional Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance regarding derivatives and leverage, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development regarding risk in the global financial landscape, IOSCO regarding valuations, the U.S. Senate Special Committee regarding the Year 2000 Technology Problem and the World Bank and IMF regarding private equity and hedge funds.
Ms. Beder’s Financial Engineering: The Evolution of a Profession (with co-editor Cara Marshall) will be published by Wiley in the Spring of 2011. Ms. Beder was an author of the Risk Standards for Institutional Investors and Institutional Investment Managers and has written numerous articles in the financial area that have been published by The Journal of Portfolio Management, The Financial Analysts Journal, The Harvard Business Review, The Journal of Financial Engineering, Probus Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, and Simon & Schuster. She has taught numerous courses on the adjunct faculty of Yale University’s School of Management, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business and Financial Engineering, and the New York Institute of Finance.
Ms. Beder holds an M.B.A. in finance from Harvard University and a B.A. in mathematics from Yale University.