Dawn Fitzpatrick is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Soros Fund Management LLC. In this capacity, she heads the firm with oversight for both investment and non-investment personnel. Before joining Soros in 2017, Dawn spent 25 years at UBS and its predecessor organizations, where most recently, she was Head of Investments for UBS Asset Management. In that role, she had global responsibility for overseeing active and passive strategies across asset classes comprising over $500 billion of client capital. Prior to that, she was CEO and CIO of the O’Connor hedge fund business. Dawn began her career as a clerk on the American Stock Exchange and then a trader on the Chicago Board of Options exchanges.
During her tenure, she served as head of various direct investment teams specializing in equities, convertible corporate bond arbitrage, and merger arbitrage, as well as derivatives across asset classes. At UBS, Ms. Fitzpatrick was a Group Managing Director and served as a member of the UBS Asset Management Executive Committee.
Ms. Fitzpatrick currently serves on the Open Society Foundations’ Economic Justice Program Advisory Board, and she just completed a 6-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, the Advisory Council of The Bretton Woods Committee, and as a non-executive Director on the Barclays Board. Ms. Fitzpatrick received her Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Ms. Fitzpatrick is a second-generation Irish American with ancestors hailing from Kilkenny and Cork on her father’s and mother’s side.