Llewellyn Connolly

New York Philanthropist and Finance Executive

About Llewellyn Connolly

An investment banker and philanthropist with a background in hedge fund management and derivatives trading, Llewellyn Connolly currently gives back to the community as a volunteer with the Fortune Society in New York City. Educated at Harvard College and Harvard Business School, Llewellyn Connolly began his career 25 years ago as an associate in the Fixed Income division at Goldman Sachs. Following successful periods as head of European derivative trading and a managing director at Goldman, Mr. Connolly joined Lehman Brothers as a managing director and co-head of U.S. equity derivative sales and trading. In 2005, he founded an Equity hedge fund and derivative boutique with capital from Swiss Re, and spent the next four years as its co-managing partner. More recently, he founded and ran New York-based Eumaeus Asset Management, a capital structure arbitrage fund seeded with $25 million.

Today, Llewellyn Connolly works with the Fortune Society to prepare incarcerated individuals for productive lives after prison. To this end, he teaches math courses to those preparing for the GED examination. He is also involved with the Public Theater and their community outreach program

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