Dr. John B Rowsell joins Next Edge Capital as a strategic advisor bringing over 30 years of investment experience.



He has a large network within the hedge fund industry from his many years evaluating managers and strategies, as well as distinct knowledge of the futures and options markets.

Currently a partner at Canyon Road Capital, Chicago IL., Dr. Rowsell. had previously spent 11 years with Man Group, PLC in various roles including Managing Director, Head of Principal Investment Strategies as well as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Glenwood Capital Investment, LLCis where he built and led a $8 billion AUM hedge fund-of-funds business.

During Dr. Rowsell’s extensive career in finance, he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at GLG Investment – Emerging Asia Equity Fund, a Director of Research at Credit Agricole Futures, and an Advisor at Goldman Sachs as a Member of the Index Policy Committee, Goldman Sachs Commodity Index.  He currently sits as a member of the board for the Virginia Tech Foundation and Teach For America, Chicago.

Dr. Rowsell holds a B.Sc. from the University of Guelph in Canada and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.