Mark Pacitti, CFA is founder and managing director at Woozle Research and HomeStar
Mark Founded HomeStar in September 2019 and serves as the company’s Managing Director. HomeStar is a user-generated review website that lets local residents rate and review any neighbourhood in the UK to the millions of people who move house every year find their perfect home. HomeStar is the first and only website of it’s kind and has the potential to revolutionise how people find where they want to live.
In February 2016, Mark also founded Woozle Research and serves as the firm’s Managing Director. Woozle Research specialises in interviewing and surveying subject-matter experts globally to help deliver leading, exclusive, and differentiated insights to investment professionals to help them gain a deeper insight into companies they are looking to purchase so they can realise greater returns.
Prior to founding Woozle, Mark was a Strategy Development Manager for US Hedge Fund Citadel in London where he worked from April 2013 to February 2016. During his time at Citadel, Mark was responsible for identifying, implementing, and ultimately monetising alternative data-sets firstly as part of the Global Equities fund and after on behalf of the Global Quantitative Strategies fund.
From May 2011 to December 2013, Mark was an Analyst in the Executive Office at Goldman Sachs in London where he was responsible for assisting the firm’s EMEA leadership team on corporate strategy and communications.
Mark is a Chartered Financial Analyst and was educated at Newcastle University and Ampleforth College. He lives in Richmond upon Thames and outside of work is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and semi-professional table tennis player.