About the Author
Simon A. Lack has worked as a trader and hedge fund investor for more than thirty years. Following twenty-three years with J.P. Morgan, he founded SL Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor, in 2009. Much of Simon's career at J.P. Morgan was spent in North American Fixed Income Derivatives and Forward FX trading, a business that he ran successfully through several bank mergers and culminated in his overseeing fifty professionals and $300 million in annual revenues. In addition, Simon Lack sat on J.P. Morgan's investment committee, allocating over $1 billion to hedge fund managers and founded the J.P. Morgan Incubator Funds, two private equity vehicles that took an economic stake in emerging hedge fund managers. Currently, Simon chairs the Investment Committee of Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, New Jersey, and also chairs the Memorial Endowment Trust Investment Committee of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Westfield, New Jersey. He is the author of The Hedge Fund Mirage: The Illusion of Big Money and Why It's Too Good to Be True, which received high praise from the mainstream financial press, including theEconomist, theFinancial Times, and theWall Street Journal. Simon makes regular appearances on cable business shows as an expert on hedge funds and investing. He is a CFA charter holder.