Alvin Tam

Trading Operations Manager

Alvin Tam has been with Foresite Capital since 2016 and is responsible for trading operations, systems and reporting.

Alvin has over 20 years of experience in numerous positions in the investment industry. Prior to joining Foresite Capital, Alvin was the Head Trader and Operations Manager for Palo Alto Investors, LLC, a fundamental dedicated healthcare hedge fund. Prior to PAI, Alvin served as Director of Investment Systems for Seneca Capital Management, LLC. His diverse background also includes working for Banc of America Securities LLC in Prime Brokerage Services where he was a relationship manager serving hedge funds and large institutional clients; at Barra, Inc., where he was responsible for functional and automated testing of portfolio analytics software; and at the investment management firm of 3Bridge Capital, LLC, where he was an institutional trader. Alvin holds a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in accounting and finance from San Francisco State University.


  • Operations: managed day to day investment operations for SEC-registered investment advisors
  • Trading: building and expanding buy-side trading capabilities
  • Systems Analysis/project management: planning, selection and implementation of mission critical business applications