Thomas Ostebo is the Chief Security Officer, a member of the Operating Committee, and a Partner at Bridgewater. In his role, he is responsible for oversight of the firm's physical, cyber, and personnel security operations.
Prior to arriving at Bridgewater in 2015, he served as a Rear Admiral in the US Coast Guard. Assignments included Director of Strategy and Budget; Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District responsible for all Coast Guard Operations throughout Alaska, the Arctic, and North Pacific; and Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics. Other assignments include Chief of Staff to the Commandant of the Coast Guard, Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Operations, Commanding Officer of Air Stations Cape Cod and Traverse City, and Chief Aeronautical Engineering Officer at Air Station Clearwater, Florida and Sitka, Alaska. His awards include the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Distinguished Service Medals, three Legions of Merit, two Meritorious Service Medals, and two Coast Guard Commendation medals, among others.
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