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Karl Rogers
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Athlon Family Office


Karl Rogers is Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Athlon Family Office which invests in each of its three arms across Private Equity, Trade Finance & Hedge Funds. Karl founded ACE Capital Investments - an Ireland-based alternative investments consultant which specializes in identifying niche, capacity constrained hedge funds that diversify Family Office portfolios from their traditional investments. Karl also runs a trading floor as the Head of Trading, US Power for RISQ Energy Ltd. where he is responsible for building out the proprietary US Power Trading Desk, strategy development, capital allocation and sits on the firm’s Risk Committee.

Karl sits in the Adjunct Faculty for Trinity College Dublin’s M.Sc. In Finance Program where he is both a Guest Lecturer in their Alternative Investment’s module and supervises the student’s theses. He has published macroeconomic research with the International Advances in Economic Research journal and has produced research notes across a variety of strategies, asset classes and topics which were published on various industry publications including CAIA, AlphaWeek, the ETF Stream, Family Capital Publishing & the FM Report.

Karl has been referenced in industry platforms including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg & CAIA’s ‘Chronicles of an Allocator’ and speaks at family office alternative investment conferences across multiple continents.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Conversation – Key Takeaways from Building a Successful Emerging Manager Portfolio