Eugene Tablis - Managing Director of Bergen Asset Management, LLC

Bergen Asset Management, LLC (“Bergen”) is a New York-based global asset management firm focusing on equity investments in high growth publicly-traded and private companies, primarily outside of the United States. Bergen is sector-agnostic but has a particular preference for investments in industries that have the potential for above-market medium term appreciation.

Investment Team

Eugene Tablis
Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director

Mr. Tablis brings a wealth of legal and financial experience to Bergen. Prior to founding Bergen, Mr. Tablis was one of the three co-founders and Managing Directors of SpringTree Global Investors, LLC, a New York funds management firm. Prior to that, Mr. Tablis worked as a securities and M&A lawyer at Chapman Tripp, the largest New Zealand law firm; was a securities and M&A attorney at Fried Frank, a large New York bulge bracket law firm; worked in the senior Of Counsel position at Moses & Singer, a well-known mid-sized New York law firm; and was the Managing Director of KTA Capital, a registered New York broker-dealer that focused on small-cap public markets outside of the United States.

Mr. Tablis is admitted to the Bar in New York. Mr. Tablis holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Cory Burns
Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Burns has been with Bergen since the firm’s inception and focuses on managing the firm's operations and financial planning and reporting, as well as the firm’s treasury function.

Prior to joining Bergen, Mr. Burns worked as an Operations Associate with International Fund Services, a division of State Street Alternative Investment Solutions, and as an Analyst with SpringTree Global Investors, LLC.

Mr. Burns has completed Level 1 of the CFA Program and holds a BBA in Finance from James Madison University.

Gregory Scott
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Scott heads the legal and compliance functions at Bergen and is responsible for matters relating to fund formation, portfolio transactions and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Bergen, Mr. Scott was an associate in the corporate department at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, a premier New York-based law firm, where he focused on M&A and capital markets transactions. Prior to joining Kramer Levin, Mr. Scott was a Vice President in the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley, where he advised its Corporate Treasury group on its global funding platform and other strategic transactions. Mr. Scott began his legal career at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a premier international law firm, where he practiced corporate law with a focus on U.S. public and private securities offerings.

Mr. Scott is admitted to the Bar in New York and is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association. Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Chemical Engineering) degree and a J.D. degree from the University of Toronto.


Arpit Patel
Financial Controller

Mr. Patel manages the firm’s accounting function.

Prior to joining Bergen, Mr. Patel was an Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and a Fund Controller’s Group Associate at FLSV Fund Administration Services, LLC, serving the Morgan Stanley Private Equity and Infrastructure Funds.

Mr. Patel is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York, and holds a BBA in Accounting from Pace University.

Daniel Sweeney
Director – Fund Investments

Prior to joining Bergen, Mr. Sweeney was a Financial Reporting Analyst at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, a leading global alternative asset manager. Prior to Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, Mr. Sweeney was an Assistant Vice President at AIS Fund Administration.

Mr. Sweeney is a CFA charterholder, a CAIA charterholder, and holds a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida.

Leo Lo

Mr. Lo is part of the operations and accounting team at Bergen.

Most recently, Mr. Lo was an Associate at NEX Traiana, a financial technology company. Prior to that he was an Associate on the fixed income repo trading desk at Mitsubishi UFJ trust and Banking Corporation New York Branch.

Mr. Lo holds a BBA in Finance from Bernard M. Baruch college.

Alexis Johnson
Chief Administrative Officer

Ms. Johnson oversees the administrative functions at Bergen.

Prior to joining Bergen, Ms. Johnson worked as a paralegal at Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson LLP, a full-service law firm, providing support to senior partners within the real estate department in New York City.

Ms. Johnson holds a BA in Media Studies and a Paralegal Studies Certification, both from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Robert Clisdell
Vice-President, Bergen Capital (Australia), LLC

Mr. Clisdell brings extensive experience to the Bergen team, gained over the years in the Australian financial sector across the Sydney and Melbourne markets.

Prior to joining Bergen, Mr. Clisdell led the middle market corporate advisory / M&A practice for Credit Suisse's Private Bank in Melbourne, servicing a number of ultra-high-net-worth families, as well as public and private companies across a range of industries. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Clisdell was an M&A banker with Greenhill & Co. in Sydney, and worked in Equity Capital Markets at Ord Minnett Corporate Finance. Mr. Clisdell began his career with Arthur Anderson and following its acquisition of Arthur Anderson in Australia, Ernst & Young.

Mr. Clisdell holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Economics) from the University of Sydney, is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA.


Petre Norton
Vice-President, Bergen Capital (UK) Limited

Mr. Norton has extensive experience in both corporate law and investment banking with a specific focus on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM Market.

Prior to joining Bergen, Mr. Norton practiced as a solicitor at K&L Gates before moving to investment banking, first joining the corporate finance department of Westhouse Securities and, most recently, finnCap. Whilst working in corporate finance, Mr. Norton advised on a number of AIM IPOs and fundraisings, mostly in the natural resources sectors and was classified as a Qualified Executive by the London Stock Exchange.

Mr. Norton is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales and holds an MA from Edinburgh University and a Diploma in Corporate Finance from the ICAEW.