Title of Presentation: Views From the Floor: Alternative Investment Landscape
Michelle McCloskey will provide an overview on the alternative investments landscape and the role alternatives play in a diversified investment portfolio.
In addition to the above, Michelle will discuss Man Group in more depth, and what trends Man Group sees from both an Institutional and High Net Worth view.
President of Americas at Man Group and President of Man FRM
Michelle McCloskey is President of Americas at Man Group and President of Man FRM. She is based in New York and is a member of Man Group's Executive Committee. In a career spanning more than 30-years, Michelle has run trading and hedging books for energy companies and large investment banks. She joined Man Group's multi-manager business in 2006 initially to build its expertise in commodities and new alternatives including energy, environmental investing and real estate. At Man FRM, Michelle has subsequently been responsible for manager research, selection and oversight. She has extensive experience in fund of hedge fund portfolio construction, asset allocation and risk management. Michelle is a Trustee for the Man Charitable Trust, which focuses on supporting charitable organizations that promote literacy and numeracy. She also leads Man Group's Drive (diversity and inclusion) network in the US, and in this role is engaged in community outreach with girl's schools in the New York City area. She is active in the National Organization for Women and was recognized in the 2017 Women of Power and Achievement Awards. Michelle graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University.