Alan Bowser

Co-Head of Americas Region and Chief Diversity Officer
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Alan joined Bridgewater in 2011 and is currently Co-Head of the Americas Region. He is also a Partner, a member of the Operating Committee, and Bridgewater’s Chief Diversity Officer, having previously served as the senior advisor to the CEO and the Diversity and Inclusion leadership team. Most of Alan’s 25 years in the financial services industry has been dedicated to leading investment advisory teams serving institutions, family offices, and ultra-high net worth individuals in the US and Latin America. Prior to joining Bridgewater, he was Managing Director and Head of Investment Services at UBS Wealth Management Americas and, before that, Managing Director and Head of Client Solutions at the Citibank Private Bank. Alan's career spans 35 years and includes leadership roles in politics and non-profit management.

Alan’s volunteer work focuses on the communities and organizations that have impacted his life. He is a member of the Governing Board for the Robert Toigo Foundation and served on the Boards of the New York Urban League, the University of Pennsylvania, and as Vice Chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Task Force on Ethics. In 2020, he was recognized as one of the top 100 "EMPower Ethnic Minority Executive Role Models." Alan received his BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his M.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University.

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More from Alan Bowser
March 28, 2021
After 25 years in finance and ten years serving some of our largest institutional clients, Co-Head of Americas Region Alan Bowser has taken on the additional role of Chief Diversity Officer. Alan's business-driven Diversity and Inclusion insights are discussed in his recent piece published by Fast Company. He details the hidden cycle underrepresented talent face in trying to make it to the top.
December 14, 2020
Bridgewater’s Chief Diversity Officer and Co-Head of the Americas Region, Alan Bowser, recently joined the Knowledge@Wharton podcast to discuss the importance of mentorship and opportunity in the career advancement of diverse talent.
November 10, 2020
Our Co-Head of the America’s Region and Senior Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion Alan Bowser joined Black Hedge Fund Professionals Network to discuss Bridgewater’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Alan conveyed how our culture of embracing differences of opinion helps to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, in addition to describing the work we have ahead of us.
June 22, 2020
Our Co-Head of the Americas Region, Alan Bowser, has been named to the 2020 EMpower Ethnic Minority Executive Role Model List, supported by Yahoo Finance.
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