Nagi Kawkabani is a senior trader at Brevan Howard Investment Products Limited, Geneva Branch and a founder of Brevan Howard. Prior to founding Brevan Howard, Mr. Kawkabani was a managing director and co-head of the Fund Development Group at CSFB from October 2000 to July 2003, where he was responsible for the seeding, development and management of CSFB-branded hedge and alternative investment funds in the equity asset class.
Prior to October 2000, Mr. Kawkabani was managing director and head of equity derivatives at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette International where he was also a member of the board of directors of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette International, and a founding member of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette International’s Risk Committee. Prior to joining Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette International in August 1987, he was a vice-president at Merrill Lynch.
He is a director of Brevan Howard Master Fund Limited. Mr. Kawkabani holds a Bachelor of Commerce in finance and marketing (University Scholar) from McGill University.