Alex Smith and Lauren Hardardt were both chosen as fellows in the 2021 AALD Young Leaders Dialogue, a two-year program aiming to advance mutual understanding among US and Australian leaders through professional development opportunities.
Portfolio Strategist Alex Smith has been at the firm since 2010, and currently focuses on portfolio strategy and partnership with clients across Europe and Asia.
Lauren, who joined Bridgewater in 2015, currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Sustainable Investing, responsible for the operations and management of our Sustainable Investing team.
Alex and Lauren join over 400 other emerging leaders who have participated in the program since its inception in 2007. The Young Leaders Dialogue consists of both virtual and in-person sessions across the US and Australia. Read more.