Founder, Chief Investment Officer
John Aylward founded SONA Asset Management in March 2016. He draws on 19 years of credit market experience and an enduring entrepreneurial spirit in fulfilling his role as SONA’s CIO.
Mr. Aylward’s career began back in 2002 at Deutsche Bank (DB). There he gained broad credit experience in a variety of roles before being appointed as the head of high yield trading. In May 2010, John left DB to join Claren Road Asset Management, a long/short credit manager, where he headed up their European corporate credit strategy. He joined Highbridge Capital, a multi-strategy firm, in April 2014, to run their European credit business.
Mr. Aylward graduated from Trinity College in Dublin with an LLB Law.