CEO, Oz Management
Robert Shafir is the Chief Executive Officer of Oz Management. He is an Executive Managing Director and a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Oz Management in 2018, Mr. Shafir served in various capacities at Credit Suisse Group AG from 2007 to 2016. Most recently, he served as Chairman and CEO of Credit Suisse Americas and Co-Head of Private Banking & Wealth Management, which included oversight of Asset Management. He was a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group and Credit Suisse.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, in August 2007, Mr. Shafir worked at Lehman Brothers for 17 years serving as Head of Global Equities, as well as a member of their Executive Board. He also held other senior roles, including Head of European Equities and Global Head of Equities Trading, and played a key role in building Lehman's equities business into a global, institutionally-focused franchise. Prior to that, he worked at Morgan Stanley in the preferred stock business within the fixed income division.
Mr. Shafir received a B.A. in Economics from Lafayette College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is a member of the Board of the Greater New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Mr. Shafir will speak at the keynote session "Managing a Global Alternative Asset Management Firm and the Value of Multi-Strategy Investing Today" on Wednesday, March 27th.