Mr. Griffiths is a Partner and Co-Head of the Quantitative Research Group within Ares Global Client Solutions. He jointly oversees the group's Original Research, Quantitative Software Development, and Tools Production teams, and coordinates with other quantitative professionals within Ares' investment teams. Prior to joining Landmark in 2009, Mr. Griffiths was head of quantitative research at Goldman Sachs Private Equity Group. Previously, Mr. Griffiths was an aerospace research engineer specializing in guidance, navigation, and control. Mr. Griffiths holds a B.S. and an M.S. in System Science from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Systems Engineering. He is a CFA® charterholder.