Alex Sandhaus

Managing Director, Business Development

Mr. Sandhaus joined Optima in 2012, as Managing Director of US & Europe Sales and Business Development.  He is responsible for marketing Optima’s multi-manager, single manager and custom hedge fund options to US and European institutions and Private Wealth Clients.  Mr. Sandhaus has over 25 years of financial services industry experience, with deep relationships in Europe, notably Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, Belgium and Monaco. Prior to Optima, Mr. Sandhaus was Director, Deutsche Bank Asset Management (NY) responsible for raising capital for the firm’s alternative investment products as well as a variety of structured and cash products; prior to that, he held the position of Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers International (UK) where he established the Institutional Client Group for sales and client acquisition.  Mr. Sandhaus also held positions at Salomon Smith Barney (NY) and Union Bancaire Privee (Geneva).  Mr. Sandhaus has an M.B.A. from the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland).