Professor of the Practice of Finance
Chapel Hill, NC
office: (919) 962-3222
Marc Simons is a former senior investment management professional with over 30 years of global investment management experience. His teaching interests include capital markets and investment management.
Professor Simons has extensive experience in managing investment operations from start-ups to large multinational investment managers. He is the former chief operating officer of Del Mar Asset Management, LP, an $800 million multi-strategy hedge fund advisor. He also served as COO/EVP for State Street Global Advisors, a $2 trillion investment manager, where he was responsible for the day-today management of its business infrastructure across 23 global locations.
He was a partner in PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ investment management consulting group specializing in mergers and acquisitions, investment operations and technology selection/integration. He began his investment career as a developer of portfolio management and trading systems for TMI Systems serving large Fortune 100 institutional asset managers and insurance companies.
Professor Simons served as a member of the advisory board of the University of Massachusetts/Boston’s College of Management
He received his BA in political science from the University of Massachusetts/Boston.