Mr. Banister is Director of Global Research and oversees all aspects of research function as well as Jensen’s vast data product offering. Leading Jensen’s team of researchers, data scientists and data analysts, he supports the execution of searches as well as business development and marketing efforts by gathering and analyzing competitor and market intelligence across the alternative investment landscape. He orchestrates the efforts of the firm’s research and data analytics teams, ensuring efficient execution of mandates as well as providing clients valuable data-driven insights into the alternative investment landscape.
Mr. Banister brings to the firm a wide range of experiences spanning a variety of industries. Mr. Banister joined the firm as a Researcher and rapidly advanced to Director. Most recently, Mr. Banister spent three years as a Rare Book Dealer. Prior to this, he spent six years as a Researcher, Investigator and Senior Litigation Paralegal at Lexington Law Group in San Francisco. He began his career as Head of Institutional Sales, Library Services & Co-Head of Internet Sales at the Strand Book Store, a New York City Landmark.
Mr. Banister holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Virginia.