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Event Date Wed Sep 9 CDT (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Sep 9 9:00am - Wed Sep 9 6:30pm
Region Americas

Mfa Forum 2020 - is a focused networking, education and business development conference featuring the top allocators and managers in the alternative investments industry. Featured hedge fund strategies include: systematic, quant, long/short equity, global macro, credit, relative value and managed futures/CTA. Programming focuses on key investor trends, consultant views, and economic indicators impacting and shaping the hedge fund industry. The conference features manager suites for important one-on-one allocator meetings as well as programming that includes leading institutional investors, alternative asset fund managers and industry service providers. MFA provides a digital conference app for the purpose of scheduling dedicated one-on-one meetings.

Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for sound industry practices and public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA, based in Washington, DC, is an advocacy, education, and communications organization established to enable hedge fund and managed futures firms in the alternative investment industry to participate in public policy discourse, share best practices and learn from peers, and communicate the industry’s contributions to the global economy. MFA members help pension plans, university endowments, charitable organizations, qualified individuals and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time. MFA has cultivated a global membership and actively engages with regulators and policymakers in Asia, Europe, the Americas, Australia and all other regions where MFA members are market participants.

• MFA is the primary source of information for policymakers as they consider rule makings that impact the financial services industry.

• MFA advocates for sound industry practices and public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets.

• MFA works constructively on a wide range of policy positions to help inform the legislative and regulatory processes and is a valued resource to Capitol Hill leaders when shaping legislation and public policy affecting industry participants and investors.


2020 Speakers


Richard H. Baker
President and Chief Executive Officer

Anthony D. Coley
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Communications & Senior Advisor to the President and CEO

Louis Costantino Jr.
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Government Relations

Peter Donovan
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Mark Epley
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, General Counsel

D. Brooke Harlow
Chief Commercial Officer

David M. Landers
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Government Relations

Michael N. Pedroni
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, International Affairs


Mr. Jonathan Hitchon*
MFA Chair, Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director, Two Sigma Investments, LP

Ms. Natalie A. Birrell
MFA Vice-Chair, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C.

Mr. David Angstreich
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Valinor Management, L.P.

Ms. Darcy Bradbury
Managing Director, The D.E. Shaw Group

Mr. Michel Brogard
Chief Executive Officer, CQS, LLC

Ms. Susanne Clark
Senior Managing Director, the General Counsel, Centerbridge Partners, LP

Ms. Sally Dornaus
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Bain Capital Credit, Bain Capital Public Equity

Mr. Shawn Fagan
Chief Legal Officer, Citadel, LLC

Mr. Andy Genser
General Counsel, Viking Global Investors LP

Ms. Jody Gunderson
Managing Principal, CarVal Investors

Mr. Christopher Hayward*
President, Partner, GoldenTree Asset Management LP

Mr. Frederic Leif
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Abrams Capital

Mr. Adam Prestandrea
Principal, Chief Operating Officer, Element Capital

Mr. Nathan Romano
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, New York Capital Management

Mr. James Rowen
Chief Operating Officer, Renaissance Technologies LLC

Ms. Kim Rozman
Associate General Counsel, HBK Capital Management

Mr. Scott Schroeder
Co-Founding Partner, Balyasny Asset Management, LP

Mr. Zion Shohet
Chief Operating Officer, Elliott Management Corporation

Ms. Dede Welles
General Counsel, PDT Partners, LLC

Mr. Kirk Wickman
President, Angelo, Gordon & Co, LP


Ms. Pamela Arnsten
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Mr. Antoine Babule
Managing Director, Head of Prime Services, Societe Generale

Mr. Harshal Chaudhari
Chief Investment Officer - Global Pensions, General Electric

Mr. Thijs Coenen
Managing Director Private Equity & Business Management, APG Asset Management

Ms. Jodi Lynn DeVito
Managing Director, Americas Head of Prime Services Coverage, Client Services, Credit Suisse

Mr. Marcus Frampton
Chief Investment Officer, Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Mr. Patrick George
Head of Global Markets EMEA & Global Head of ICG, HSBC Bank Plc
London, UK

Mr. Edouard Matitia-Cohen
Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Financing Distribution, Bank of America Merill Lynch

Mr. Eamon McCooey
Managing Director, Head of Prime Services, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

Mr. Jay B. Peller
Managing Director, Head of Fund Services, Citco Fund Services (USA) Inc

Mr. Marc Rothenberg
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Mr. Peter Salvage
Managing Director, Global Head of Credit Fund Services, BNY Mellon

Mr. Daniel Spies
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Mr. Joe Wiggins
MFA Secretary, Treasurer, Partner, U.S. Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Assurance Alternatives Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Mr. Paul N. Roth
Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP