Mark Afrasiabi, JD
Senior Advisor

Mr. Afrasiabi is a senior advisor for Orange Grove Bio. He was most recently a Partner and Co-Head of the Investment Committee at Silver Rock Financial LP, an investment management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, where he was responsible for the Healthcare portfolio. He was at Silver Rock since inception in 2010 to 2021. Previously, from 2006-2010, he was a High-Yield Research Analyst (covering Healthcare) and Portfolio Manager at PIMCO. Throughout his career, he has invested across the capital structure in all subsectors of healthcare, including pharma, biotech, life sciences tools, facilities, services, payers, health IT, and medical devices, among other subsectors. Prior to his 15-year investment management career, he worked in investment banking at Lehman Brothers, and was an Attorney at Irell & Manella LLP. He also served as a Law Clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Hon. Richard R. Clifton). Mr. Afrasiabi holds a JD from Harvard Law School and BA in Economics from UCLA, and is a CFA Charterholder.