SVP Team

Michael Hewett, Managing Director

Michael102 (107x160)Mr. Hewett is head of investor relations globally. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Hewett worked at Terra Firma Capital Partners, most recently as  Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations.  From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Hewett was part of the senior team of Atlantic-Pacific Capital, an institutional placement firm.  From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Hewett held various positions at Morgan Stanley in London and Tokyo, mostly in the private equity area.  Mr. Hewett received a BA in 1991 and an MA in 1995 in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.


Carter Weil, Managing Director

Mr. Weil heads Investor Relations for North America.  Before SVP, Mr. Weil was a Managing Principal and Head of Client Relations at Halcyon Capital Management where he was responsible for the global marketing efforts of all of Halcyon’s offerings.   Before Halycon, Mr. Weil was a Managing Director at Silver Creek Capital where he led the firm’s strategy and business-development efforts in North America focusing primarily on hedge funds, direct lending and non-performing loans.  He received his BA in English from the University of Colorado in 1991 and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.

Jumbo Tanaka, Managing Director

Mr. Tanaka is responsible for developing the firm’s Japan business with a focus on origination and investor relations. He has been with SVP since 2007.  Prior to joining SVP, Mr. Tanaka was President of Tanaka Value Investments KK, a broker-dealer specialized in alternative investments in Tokyo. From 1998 to 2003, he was President of Cerberus Japan KK. Mr. Tanaka was with Merrill Lynch between 1991 and 1998, where he served as Managing Director of Distressed Trading Group in New York. Mr. Tanaka received a BA in Political Science from DePaul University in 1987.

Chris Jackson, Managing Director

Mr. Jackson is focused on business development in North America. From 2008 to 2015 Mr. Jackson was a Managing Director at Probitas Partners where he was responsible for the New York office and raised capital for a variety of alternative investment funds, including credit, long/short equity, private equity and real assets.  Prior to Probitas Partners, Mr. Jackson was a Partner and Director of Alternative Investments at Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn (“CRM”) for nine years, after having served as Chief Investment Officer for MidAm Private Trust.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1992.

Ajay Khosla, Managing Director

Mr. Khosla is based in Dubai and is focused on business development in the Middle East and Far East markets. From 1996 to 2007, Mr. Khosla worked for HSBC in Dubai where he was responsible for the regional coverage and development of relationships for Corporate and Institutional Banking across a number of countries in the Middle East. From 1992 to 1996, he worked for Standard Chartered in Dubai having started his career at HSBC in Delhi. Mr. Khosla received an M.B.A. from Wayne State University in 1985 and a Bachelor degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi in 1979. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant from AF Ferguson.

Anita Umarji, Director

Chris McIntyre, Director

Thomas Wainright-Lee, Director

Arash Rebek, Director

Jean-Louis Lelogeais, Senior Advisor

Before transitioning to this role in 2018, Mr. Lelogeais was Senior Managing Director in charge of strategic relationships, having co-founded the business in 2001.  Previously Mr.  Lelogeais held a number of roles in banking and consultancy including being a Partner with Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Lelogeais received an MS in Engineering from Ecole des Mines in 1981 and an MS in Management Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985.