Tobias Bland has the primary responsibility for managing Enhanced Investment Products. Prior to founding EIP in December 2001, Toby spent 8 years at Jardine Fleming Securities Limited (now JP Morgan), where he was responsible for establishing and running the proprietary trading desk. As the head of proprietary trading, he was responsible for a relative value portfolio invested in South East Asia. Prior to establishing the proprietary trading desk, Toby was involved in convertible bond, tax and warrant arbitrage. He joined Jardine Fleming in 1993 as a member of the securities lending department in Hong Kong. Toby has a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Southampton University, United Kingdom. He has obtained qualifications in financial derivatives and financial engineering, as a broker's representative and as an options/futures trading officer with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. He is a patron of HOPE for Children, and dedicates time to philanthropic pursuits in Asia.