Our Founders

Barry Rogers

Barry Rogers oversees the marketing of AIMP funds to Switzerland, Southern Europe and Asia. He has worked in alternatives since founding AIM Partners in 2003, having previously worked in various sell-side roles to the Long-only investment management industry covering Europe.

From 1986 to 1994, he worked in corporate finance, in particular food and beverages M&A origination and financial analysis. He trained as a credit analyst at Chase Manhattan bank, having been based for 7 years in their Milan and Paris offices.

Barry has a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from University College Dublin and a Masters in Economics from the College of Europe, Bruges.

Barry is licensed (CF30) as a financial adviser and fluently speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish and proficient Portuguese.

Stephen Mitchell

Stephen Mitchell manages the marketing of AIMP funds to the U.K, Northern Europe and the U.S.

He has over 30 years experience in capital markets, having initiated his career as a UK small and mid-cap equity sales specialist at UBS. He brought several major UK companies to the main market and to the AIM listed board.

Stephen previously worked in senior roles of capital-raising for venture capital and early stage finance for High Technology start-ups. He has managed a number of financial software companies and consulted to financial software industry especially those servicing Investment Banks and Investment Management companies.

He has extensive knowledge of traditional and alternative investors, exclusively focused on absolute return based strategies.

Stephen has a BA in Business Studies, specialising in Investment Theory from Southbank University.