Our Team

Principal, Chief Financial Officer Business Function Team

Alyssa Yavner

Alyssa Yavner is a Principal and Chief Financial Officer leading all treasury, accounting, tax, and financial reporting functions and personnel. She chairs Taconic’s Valuation and Counterparty Risk committees and is a member of Taconic’s Business Function Management, Business Continuity Plan committees, Diversity and Inclusion council as well as serving as a director to many of the Taconic funds. She joined Taconic in 2006 as Director of Finance and in 2009 became Chief Financial Officer. In 2015, she became a Principal. Ms. Yavner was recognized by the Hedge Fund Journal as one of the Top 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds in 2021. Prior to joining Taconic, Ms. Yavner was a partner of Ernst & Young in the Asset Management Practice of the firm’s Financial Services Organization. She started her career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen in 1992. Ms. Yavner received a B.S. with a major in Accounting from Lehigh University.


  • Business Continuity Plan
  • Business Function Management
  • Counterparty Risk
  • Diversity & Inclusion Council
  • Portfolio Risk
  • Valuation