Omar Jama, CFA


  • Joined Guardian in 2015

  • Senior Director, analyst covering high yield and leveraged loans in the energy, utilities, chemicals, metals, mining, paper, and packaging sectors

  • More than 20 years of investment experience

  • Prior to joining Guardian, independent investor and researcher in energy equities; energy research at Millennium Partners; co-founder of energy hedge fund at UNIS Management; energy-sector equity, distressed debt, high yield and leveraged loans at Owl Creek Asset Management, GSO Capital Partners, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, and Fitch Ratings. Began his career as an engineer at Universal Oil Products

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, MBA from the University of Chicago