Hans Humes

Hans HumesThe President & CIO of Greylock Capital Management, which he founded as a joint venture with Van Eck Global in May 1995, Hans Humes has 23 years of experience working in emerging markets. He was a Managing Partner of Van Eck Absolute Return Advisors, Inc. where he launched the fund which became the Greylock Global Opportunity Master Fund in 1997. From 1991 to 1994, he was a key member of the Lehman Brothers emerging markets debt trading team, co-developing the desk and managing over $500 million in investments. Prior to that he traded a proprietary debt portfolio at Banco Santander and engineered several debt/debt and debt/equity swaps in Latin America. Mr. Humes began his career at Manufacturer’s Hanover, where he worked on the sovereign debt restructurings for the Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Yugoslavia. Mr. Humes served as the Co-Chairperson of the Global Committee of Argentine Bondholders (GCAB), which represented approximately $40 billion in holdings in the largest sovereign debt restructuring in history. He is a member of the Institute of International Finance’s (IIF) Principles Consultative Group (PCG ) for the Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring in Emerging Markets, and of the IIF Working Group on Reconciliation of Past Due Sovereign Debt. Mr. Humes is on the Investment Committee of Synergos, a nonprofit institute dedicated to developing effective, sustainable, and locally based solutions to global poverty. He is a board member of the World Policy Institute, a non-partisan source of global policy analysis and thought leadership that identifies critical emerging global issues in an interdependent world and gives voice to compelling new global perspectives and innovative policy solutions. Mr. Humes is also on the board of the New York Theatre Workshop. Mr. Humes received his BA from Williams College in 1987, has lived and studied in Nigeria, Morocco, Canada, Netherlands, Chile, Mexico, and Belgium and is fluent in Spanish.