Barry Thomas


Partner & Managing Director

Barry is a Partner and Managing Director of Forteus, an institutional asset management business focused on Digital Assets. Barry brings twenty years of experience in building and growing alternative asset management businesses. He started his career in finance in 2003 at FRM, a leading hedge fund of funds where he co-founded and served on the Investment Committee for the firm’s hedge fund seeding business until 2012. From 2013, Barry was a founding partner and Global Head of Marketing & Investor Relations at Argentière Capital, a volatility-focused multi-strategy hedge fund. Under Barry’s leadership, Argentière launched multiple products and grew to over $2.5bnn assets under management, serving a global institutional client base. Barry was formerly a lecturer in Economics at the University of London, and obtained a PhD in Economics and a BSc in Mathematical Economics from the University of Birmingham.