The Team

Miles Cohen

CEO & Founding Partner

As CEO & Co-Founder of Green Ash Partners, Miles is directly responsible for the management of the firm and is a key member on the investment committee. Miles has extensive portfolio management expertise at Green Ash, running discretionary funds and managed accounts for the firm’s clients. Miles has over two decades of experience in structured and vanilla credit and equity markets. Prior to establishing Green Ash, Miles was a portfolio manager and senior capital markets adviser in the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs in London. In this role, he was responsible for managing global credit and multi-asset class mandates for clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before that, Miles worked at Merrill Lynch for eight years in debt capital markets where he established a fixed income, currency and commodity team. Miles has a BA Hons degree in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University and is married with two children.

Nick Freeman

CIO & Founding Partner

As CIO and Co-founder of Green Ash Partners Nick is responsible for the firm’s investment strategy as well as the portfolio manager and a member of the investment committee. Nick has twenty years of experience in liquid capital markets, with a focus on global credit and macro investment strategies. Prior to founding Green Ash, Nick was a portfolio manager and senior capital markets adviser in the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs in London. Nick was educated at University College London where he received a BSc Hons degree in Information Management. He lives in London with his wife and three children.

Adrian Courtenay

Managing Director and Head of Special Situations Strategy

Adrian Courtenay heads Special Situations Strategies at GreenAsh Partners and is the Fund Manager of the GA-Courtenay Special Situations fund, established in 2019. Prior to Green Ash, Adrian oversaw the fund at Odey Asset Management. Previously, Adrian was Vice President in the Special Situations Group at D.E. Shaw & Co.

Adrian, who is also a recognised speaker at Sohn investment conferences, has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst Program and is a graduate of Oriel College, Oxford, where he was a scholar.

Fabian Charlier, CFA

Head of Business Development

As head of Sales at Green Ash Partners, Fabian is responsible for business development and client servicing. Fabian has more than 25 years’ experience in financial markets with sales related functions. Prior to joining Green Ash in 2022, He was responsible for business development at Rothschild & Co and previously at other asset management firms including Allianz Global Investors where he worked for 10 years. Before that, Fabian worked as an equity stockbroker, mostly at HSBC. Fabian holds a master’s degree in Wealth management and is a CFA charter holder. He lives close to Geneva with his child.

James Sanders

Portfolio Management & Research

James is a portfolio manager and research analyst at Green Ash Partners. Over his 10+ years at the firm, James has overseen the fundamental analysis underpinning single stock and corporate bond holdings within Green Ash’s family of managed accounts and UCITs funds, and is also responsible for the construction of thematic equity exposure. James is a member of the Investment Committee, and manages the Horizon fund. Prior to joining Green Ash in 2013, James worked at Morgan Stanley, providing analytics and investment advice to fund managers and large family offices in EMEA. His role covered a wide variety of advisory and discretionary investment mandates, spanning equities, fixed income, commodities and FX. James holds an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and a Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA Institute, and has a BA Hons degree in Philosophy from University College London.

Michele Affortunati

Portfolio Management

Michele is a portfolio manager and a member of the Green Ash Investment Committee. He has been involved in the management of the Onyx multi-asset fund since its launch in 2015. Prior to joining Green Ash, he worked in the financial industry for 11 years as an analyst and sales in independent research houses in London, including 7 years at Stockcube, where he was a Technical Analyst. Michele read economics and business in Florence, Italy, and is an Investment Management Certificate holder, from CFA association. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

Michele Bresolin, CFA

Portfolio & Risk Management

Michele joined Green Ash Partners in 2020 (previously at Pentalpha Capital since 2018). He is a member of Investment Committee of Onyx multi-asset fund. Before that, he has worked in the financial industry for 6 years in Italy and Luxembourg. Michele holds a Master of Science in Financial Markets from Bocconi University, in Italy. He is a member of CFA Institute, of the association of Chartered Financial Analysts society in UK and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Michele is a CFA charter holder, a certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and an Investment Management Certificate holder (IMC).