biography Roger Brookes


Roger Brookes


Global Head of Sales and Marketing, Board Director

Roger focuses on building the right relationships. Co-founding Carolon Capital with the desire to create a unique financial services firm, he builds on over twenty-five years in the business. For more than ten years he has applied his knowledge and skills as an investor relations and marketing executive specializing in the sale and distribution of alternative investment products. His core client constituencies consist of large and medium sized institutional investors, asset managers and wealth managers in the UK and Europe.

Prior to co-founding Carolon, Roger was most recently the Head of Investor Relations for Conversus Capital, L.P., a publicly traded company which specialized in the management of third party private equity funds. Roger led the firm's engagement with shareholders and other market participants.

Since 2003, and prior to his role at Conversus, Roger was a specialist sales executive of alternative investment products at various brokerage firms. These included LCF Edmond de Rothschild and Bear Stearns International where he focused on the marketing of alternative investment products including funds with strategies in private equity, real estate, commodities and EM risk. Prior to this time, Roger worked as an investment manager within banks including Bank Austria and Banco Santander.

Roger qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers at London Guildhall University.