Anne Dinning, Ph.D.

Anne Dinning

Anne Dinning is a managing director of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. and a member of the Executive Committee of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. and D. E. Shaw & Co., L.L.C., in which capacity she jointly supervises the D. E. Shaw group's worldwide asset management businesses. Dr. Dinning also serves on the D. E. Shaw group's Risk Committee, which is responsible for firmwide risk management and capital allocation. She oversees the D. E. Shaw group's Energy-Related Strategies, U.S. Private Equity, and Insurance and Reinsurance-Related Activities investment units. Dr. Dinning also serves as Chief Investment Officer of D. E. Shaw Investment Management, L.L.C. ("DESIM"), which manages the D. E. Shaw group's systematic, benchmark-relative equity strategies and D. E. Shaw Orienteer Strategy, a global asset class investment strategy, and is a member of DESIM's Executive Committee.

In addition, she has oversight responsibility for the D. E. Shaw group's back-office financial operations and the activities of the group's Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Dinning joined the D. E. Shaw group in 1990, after receiving a Ph.D. in computer science from New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. From 1995 until her retirement in 1999, she was the managing director responsible for the D. E. Shaw group's worldwide asset management activities. Dr. Dinning rejoined the D. E. Shaw group in 2002. She was the 2006 recipient of the Industry Leadership Award presented by 100 Women in Hedge Funds, an organization committed to the professional advancement of women in the alternative investment industry. In 2007, Dr. Dinning was appointed to the Asset Managers' Committee of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets. She serves as vice chair of the Robin Hood Foundation, a philanthropy targeting poverty in New York City. Dr. Dinning also serves on the board of directors of Math for America, a non-profit organization focused on improving mathematics education in U.S. public secondary schools..

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