Nancy Davis, Women in Derivatives
Nancy Davis

Co-Chair – Scholarship Committee

Nancy Davis is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Quadratic Capital. Ms. Davis began her career at Goldman Sachs and spent ten years at the firm, the last seven in the proprietary trading group. In 2003, she became Head of Credit, Derivatives and OTC Trading for the proprietary group. During her tenure at Goldman, she managed one of the largest buy side option portfolios in the world. Ms. Davis resigned from Goldman in January 2008 to join Highbridge as a Portfolio Manager. At Highbridge, Ms. Davis managed $500 million of capital in her derivatives-only portfolio. Prior to founding Quadratic, she served as the Director of Derivatives across asset classes at AllianceBernstein.

Ms. Davis holds a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics from George Washington University where she was a recipient of the Presidential Academic Scholarship. Ms. Davis speaks frequently at industry events including SALT Las Vegas, Opal, HedgeWorld, AlphaHedge, Goldman Sachs, Citi, CBOE and IMN. She is a board member of the International Partners Committee and was a keynote speaker in China at the Asset Management Association’s annual conference. Ms. Davis has appeared on CNBC, Reuters, Sina, Bloomberg and MSNBC.

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