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Andrey Hicks pursues a variety of professional interests as Partner and Fund Manager at Locust Offshore Management, L.L.C., and owner of By Reputation Corp., a public relations firm headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At Locust Offshore Management, Mr. Hicks creates and implements mathematical models and codes used to execute quantitative strategies that produce risk-adjusted returns with high alpha for clients in a wide range of asset classes. Since joining the firm in January 2011, Andrey Hicks’ has used his expertise to assist Locust Offshore Management increase the assets it manages from $100 million to $1 billion.

As the owner of By Reputation Corp., Andrey Hicks provides superior branding services through corporate and market research that allows the company to develop campaigns that will communicate its clients’ messages clearly. By Reputation Corp. strives to capture each client’s voice and use it to craft an unmistakable identity that provides an edge in any field.

In addition to his work with Locust Offshore Management, Mr. Hicks owns a sports networking and marketing company, a website development and design operation, and a financial recruiting and hedge fund consulting business.

Andrey Hicks holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Science from Harvard University. As part of his training in biochemistry, he researched human immunodeficiency virus and authored an award-winning article on the subject. He also earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He maintains membership in the Harvard Finance Group and the Harvard Alumni Association.

A resident of Allston, Massachusetts, Andrey Hicks contributes to the Jimmy Fund, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and Special Olympics, Inc.

Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Fund Manager and Director

Locust Offshore Fund, Ltd.

Locust Offshore Management, L.L.C. is the management company for Locust Offshore Fund, Ltd., a British Virgin Islands limited company.

Jan 2011Present

Partner and Fund Manager

Locust Offshore Management, L.L.C.

Locust Offshore Management, L.L.C. develops and executes sophisticated quantitative strategies across asset classes to produce absolute, risk-adjusted returns with high alpha. The firm's quantitative strategies are based on mathematical models developed by the fund's manager, Andrey C. Hicks, during his tenure at Harvard University and are executed by computer software. Human involvement in the strategy life cycle is limited to model and code development and refactoring. The firm is primarily engaged in the U.S. equity markets and adheres to a market-neutral, risk-averse trading philosophy. General fund management, model refinement and development, and capital raising. Grew assets under management from $100M USD to nearly $1B USD in six (6) months through capital raising and high returns


Sep 2005Jun 2007


Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sep 2001Jun 2005


Harvard University

4.0 GPA, Summa Cum Laude