Leander Christofides, Managing Director, is a founding member and Co-CIO of the Global Special Situations team. He joined J.P. Morgan in 1997 and was most recently the Head of EMEA Leverage and Distressed Trading segregated loan desk (based in London), having co-founded the team in 2003. During his 15 years on the Special Situations Desk, Brad and Co-CIO, Brad Demong, developed a strong track record of generating consistent positive returns in special situations investing across multiple industries. Prior to this, Leander had various roles at J.P. Morgan including previous roles in Global TMT M&A Advisory (London) and Debt Capital Markets (London). Leander holds a BSc in Business and Econometrics; from King's College London and the University of London.