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Scott Lawin, Research Leadership Council Co-Chair

Private Investor and Philanthropist

Mr. Lawin is a private investor and philanthropist. Most recently, Mr. Lawin served as Chief Operating Officer of Moore Capital Management, a global alternative investment management company with $15bn in assets under management. Founded in 1989, Moore manages global macro, multi-manager and emerging market hedge funds. Moore is headquartered in New York and has affiliates with offices in Hong Kong, London, Zurich and Washington, DC.

Mr. Lawin oversaw the portfolio management, risk management, trading functions, technology, and business development within Moore and helps to manage the 425 person staff globally. He was a member of the Senior Management Team, Capital Allocation Committee, Execution Committee, Risk Policy Committee, and Valuation Committee and served on the Board of Directors of the Moore Capital funds.

Prior to joining Moore in 2010, Mr. Lawin was Chief Operating Officer of the Liquid Markets business at Fortress Investment Group. He also spent 12 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co., serving as Global Head of the Credit Liability Management business, head of Global Strategy and Chief of Staff of the Fixed Income, Currency & Commodity Division, founding member and Chief Operating Officer of GS Ventures, and Head of the Energy & Power Capital Markets group.

Mr. Lawin serves as Vice-Chairman and Director of Friend of Hudson River Park and as an Advisory Board member of The Kitchen.

Mr. Lawin earned his BS in Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993 and is a Founding member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee for the School of Architecture and Planning. He and his family reside in Tribeca in New York City.