Management Team

Tarek P. Khlat, Co-Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer

Tarek has over twenty years of experience in financial services and he co-founded Crossbridge Capital, in 2008. The firm currently manages over $3 billion of client assets.

As Group CEO, Tarek leads the firm’s businesses that serve the wealth management and merchant banking needs of high net worth clients globally as well as the CONNECT by Crossbridge digital advisory offering in Singapore.

Prior to launching Crossbridge Capital, he was Managing Director and Group Head for the Middle East at Credit Suisse in London, where he helped build a significant wealth management portfolio. Before joining Credit Suisse, Tarek was a Vice-President at JP Morgan Private Bank from 1995 to 2000.

From 1988 to 1993, he worked for several leading media companies including CNN where he headed the financial news gathering division, and Fox Broadcasting Company where he was responsible for story coverage and editorial content of weekend newscasts.

Tarek received his BA degree in Economics from Georgetown University and his MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

Jean-Pierre N. Aoun, Co-Founder & Group Managing Partner

Jean-Pierre has more than ten years experience in the private banking and wealth management field.

Prior to co-Founding Crossbridge Capital, he was a Director at Credit Suisse, where he was a core member of a three-person team credited with building a significant wealth management portfolio, representing a major portion of the Middle East activity of the London office.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Jean-Pierre was an Analyst at JP Morgan Private Bank.

Jean-Pierre received his BSc degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

Zoë Hubbard, Group Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Crossbridge Capital in 2009, Zoë worked as an Assistant Vice President within the Private Banking division of Credit Suisse in the UK. Following four years within the Management Information team in London, Zoë moved to work for the Business Support team in Zurich covering the Market Area UK/International/Eastern Europe.

Zoë received her BA (Hons.) degree in Law and American Studies from Keele University.