Institutional Investor Relations
Jason Barger joined Kopernik in December 2014 and is responsible for institutional business development, consultant relations and client service. He spent the previous 10 years with Schroders in New York where he most recently was an Institutional Investment Director with coverage of the Northeast and Midwest US and previously was head of Schroders' offshore distribution team in the Americas where he led their effort to promote the firm's capabilities across equities, fixed income and alternative investments. Prior to joining Schroders, Jason was Vice President at Fidelity Investments Institutional Services where he led their capital raise effort in the Americas for Fidelity's Bermuda-domiciled strategies. Before Fidelity, Jason was a Vice President at Citigroup Asset Management responsible for distribution of the Salomon Brothers Dublin-domiciled mandates. He also headed the offshore desk at Scudder Stephens & Clark where he led coverage in the Americas, EMEA and Asia. Jason began his career with Templeton International in the early 1990s in their management trainee program.
Jason earned his bachelor of arts from Eckerd College in International Business Management with a minor in German.