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Petra Peters
Founding Partner, CEO

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Petra Peters is a founding partner and the Chief Executive Officer of Terra Nova Asset Management LLC. She started her professional career in the banking industry in 1979 and has been active in asset management since 1982, moving to New York City in 1986.

Immediately prior to founding Terra Nova in May 1998, Ms. Peters had responsibility for the Asset Management Department of Commerzbank Capital Markets Corporation, NY, a wholly owned subsidiary of Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt, Germany, which she joined in 1989 and where she held the title of Senior Vice President. In addition to overseeing the administration of individual accounts, she designed and advised specialized funds tailored to the requirements of international private and institutional clients. Her first ten years as a professional were spent at Dresdner Bank AG, which included a two year stay at its London, UK Branch, and three years as Vice President of its Investment Banking subsidiary in New York.

“I have always been a strong advocate for an environment, that allowed me to give my clients priority over product at all times, and to pursue a truly client relevant investment strategy. With this personal mission in mind, we started Terra Nova Asset Management LLC.”

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