Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Sachem Head Capital Management
Scott Ferguson is the managing partner and portfolio manager of Sachem Head Capital Management, a value-oriented investment management firm based in New York. Prior to starting Sachem Head, he spent nine years at Pershing Square Capital Management, where he joined prelaunch as the firm’s first investment professional.
Prior to Pershing Square, Mr. Ferguson earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2003 and was a vice president at American Industrial Partners, an operation-focused private equity firm, from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Ferguson was also a business analyst at McKinsey & Company from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Ferguson graduated from Stanford University with an A.B. in Public Policy in 1996. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Henry Street Settlement and Episcopal Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, and is a former director of Autodesk, a leading design & engineering software company. Mr. Ferguson is also a member of the Robin Hood Leadership Council.