Isser Elishis, Managing Partner, CIO
Isser oversees the investment decision-making process and portfolio investment strategy. His responsibilities include investment management, deal structuring and execution, portfolio monitoring and exit strategy assessment.
James Hennessy, Chairman
James served as President and CEO of ING Mutual Funds with approximately $100 billion under management. He has held senior executive positions with other mortgage banking, investment banking, and financial services companies.
Cheryl Brandon, CFA , Partner, Investment Management
Cheryl is responsible for deal origination, deal structuring and execution, portfolio monitoring and exiting investments in the metals and mining business. She oversees all investment initiatives at Waterton Global and serves on the Investment Committee and the Valuation Committee for the Funds. Cheryl has over 15 years of experience evaluating and financing resource companies’ having been involved with structuring and executing more than 50 transactions involving junior, mid-tier and senior mining companies. Prior to joining Waterton in 2009, Cheryl co-managed a resource strategy at a Canadian hedge fund focused on investing in the resource sector. In 2007, she became a Chartered Financial Analyst Charter Holder and member of the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts. In addition, Cheryl serves on the board of the CVCA, the principal private capital association for Canada and she is on the board of the Women in Private Equity Association.