Reade Griffith is Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Tetragon Financial Group and TFG Asset Management, Tetragon’s diversified alternative asset management business, which has more than $37billion in assets under management.
Reade served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and left as a Captain following the 1991 Gulf War. During Reade’s service, he was actively involved in the efforts to remove General Noriega from power and provide security and order for the Panama canal zone. He was also actively involved in the defense of Saudi Arabian oil facilities along the Persian Gulf and was part of a unit that helped lead the ground campaign in Operation Desert Storm.
Reade was also previously the founder and chief executive officer of the European office of Citadel Investment Group, a multi-strategy hedge fund that he joined in 1998.
Reade is currently a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Harvard Law School, and from 2017 until 2020, Reade was a member of the Financial Sector Forum at the Bank of England.
Reade holds an A.B. degree in Economics from Harvard College and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.
Reade is passionate about fly fishing, wildlife conservation, and the use of sustainable and regenerative farming methods to encourage biodiversity. He is also a member of the President’s Club for both the Atlantic Salmon Trust and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.
Reade is based in London with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three daughters. Reade and Elizabeth have a strong interest in creating educational and athletic opportunities for young people, having benefitted from being club and varsity sport participants during their time as Harvard undergraduates. Together they have endowed a fund to support Harvard’s efforts to promote inclusion and broaden access to organized sports and recreational activity. Their education-focused philanthropy also includes funding a 100% bursary in perpetuity at St Paul’s Girls’ School in London.