Management Team

Seth Fischer

Chief Investment Officer

Seth Fischer is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Oasis. Oasis was founded by Mr. Fischer in 2002 following a successful seven-year career at Highbridge Capital Management, where he managed the firm’s Asian investment portfolio. Prior to joining Highbridge in January 1995, Mr. Fischer served in the Israel Defense Forces. Mr. Fischer graduated from Yeshiva University, New York, in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He is a Board Member of the Karen Leung Foundation, a Board Member of Carmel School in Hong Kong, and Vice Chairman of the Ohel Leah Synagogue Management Committee in Hong Kong.

Alexander Shoghi

Portfolio Manager

Alexander Shoghi joined Oasis in 2005, first based in Hong Kong, and subsequently relocating to the US as the founder and manager of Oasis Capital in Austin, Texas in early 2012. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Shoghi worked as an Asia Equity Sales associate at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Shoghi received a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University in 2004. Mr. Shoghi serves as a non-executive director of Jakks Pacific Inc. (JAKK US), a NYSE listed company and Oasis portfolio company.

Phillip Meyer

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operating Officer

Phillip Meyer joined Oasis in 2007 and serves as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operating Officer for the Oasis Group.  He is responsible for providing legal advice to the Oasis Group and managing its legal and regulatory affairs on a global basis, as well as overseeing all operations management for the firm. Mr. Meyer received a B.A. in English from The University of Texas at Austin in 1999, graduating with high honors, and he received a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 2002, where he was Note Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal. Mr. Meyer is a member of the New York State Bar, an Associate Member of the Hong Kong Law Society, a member of the Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association, and a member of the American Bar Association. Mr. Meyer serves as co-chair of the AIMA Hong Kong Regulatory Committee, and also serves on the Sohn Hong Kong conference planning committee for the Karen Leung Foundation Ltd. Mr. Meyer was named to The Legal 500’s inaugural “GC Powerlist: China & Hong Kong” in 2017.

Sarah Haynes

Chief Financial Officer

Sarah Haynes is the Chief Financial Officer of Oasis. Ms. Haynes is based in Hong Kong, and joined the firm in May 2012. Prior to Oasis, Sarah was based in Chicago and served as a Vice President of Financial Control at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services (f/k/a Omnium LLC, an affiliate of Citadel LLC) from 2008 through 2012. Previously she was a Senior Auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP from 2006 through 2008. Ms. Haynes holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with dual majors in Finance and International Business from Saint Louis University, and a Master of Science in Accountancy from Loyola University Chicago, Graduate School of Business. Ms. Haynes is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed with the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Nasrine Ghozali

Chief Risk Officer & Member of Strategies Group

Nasrine Ghozali is the Chief Risk Officer & Member of Strategies Group for Oasis. Ms. Ghozali re-joined Oasis in February 2016, and is based in Hong Kong, having previously been a Strategist, Convertible Bonds and Equity Derivatives Trader for Oasis between January 2006 and March 2010. Prior to re-joining Oasis, Ms. Ghozali co-founded Silver Tree, an Asia-focused event driven hedge fund, in June 2010, and served as Principal Portfolio Manager and Responsible Officer until January 2016. From August 2001 to December 2005, Ms. Ghozali was Co-Head of Convertible Bond Arbitrage at Natexis Arbitrage, Group Banques Populaires in Paris, and before that was a convertible bond trader with BNP Paribas Arbitrage in Paris between August 2000 and August 2001. Ms. Ghozali received a Master of International Finance & Economics, a Master of Economics majoring in Bank Finance Insurance, and a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Applied Economics from University Paris IX-Dauphine.

Daniel Wosner

Managing Director & Head of Europe

Daniel Wosner joined Oasis in 2016, and is part of the firm’s Strategies Group and Corporate Governance Group. As Head of Europe, Daniel also oversees the firm’s UK and Continental European investments. Prior to joining Oasis, Mr. Wosner served as Head of the Asia Pacific Equity Syndicate team at Barclays in Hong Kong, where he led the marketing, distribution, pricing and allocation of ECM transactions across the Asia-Pacific region (including Japan). Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Daniel worked with Barclays’ and Lehman Brothers based in London. Mr. Wosner, a UK national, received a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Leeds University. Mr. Wosner serves as a non-executive director of Premier Foods PLC (PFD LN), a London Stock Exchange listed company and Oasis portfolio company.

Derek Bednarski

Director of Operations

Derek Bednarski serves as Director of Operations for Oasis. Mr. Bednarski joined Oasis in May 2016, and is based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Oasis, from September 2007 through May 2016, Mr. Bednarski held various roles at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services in Hong Kong and Chicago, including Relationship Manager covering seven hedge funds based in Hong Kong and Singapore, and Team Leader for their OTC Structured Products team. From July 2006 to September 2007, he was an investment accountant at Bank of New York Mellon. Mr. Bednarski received a Bachelor of Science in Management majoring in Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2006 as a Dean’s Honor Scholar, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA).

Hanky Ho

IT & Security Manager

Hanky Ho joined Oasis in 2006, and is based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Oasis, Mr. Ho was an IT Officer at HSBC and before that, was an Assistant Manager of IT at UFJ Investments Ltd. Mr. Ho received a Degree of Computing & Information System from London Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.