Gene Phillips, PF2 Securities Gene Phillips is a director at PF2 Securities, which provides valuation and litigation consulting services on structured finance securities. Previously, Gene was buy-side within Citigroup Alternative Investments' Fixed Income Alternatives division. Gene began his structured finance career in the Derivatives group at Moody’s Investors Service. He has written extensive research on items ranging from corporate and trust preferred CDOs to leveraged loan covenants and the topic of ratings performance measurement. His research and commentary has received numerous press citations in publications such as The Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek. Gene holds a BSc degree in mathematics and applied mathematics, with distinction, and a BSc Hons degree in the Advanced Mathematics of Financial Derivatives, from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.