Biography

Amanda Pullinger
100 Women in Hedge Funds Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Pullinger is the Chief Executive Officer of 100 Women in Hedge Funds. She was promoted to this position on Jan 1, 2014. Previously, she consulted as Executive Director for six years. She leads a small staff team and manages over 300 volunteer practitioners globally, overseeing the operations of the organization, which now has over 12,000 members in 17 locations.

Ms. Pullinger is a former principal of Aquamarine Capital Management, where she was responsible, over a period of seven years, for managing marketing, investor relations and back office administration for two private investment funds.

Ms. Pullinger is currently on the Boards of two British charities – she is Chairman of Board of The HALO Trust (www.halotrust.org) and is on the Board of Trustees of SkillForce (www.skillforce.org) and serves on the Advisory Board of the Oxford Alumni Association of NY. She previously served on the Boards of the NYU Cancer Institute and Girls’ Prep, and was on the founding Board of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, serving as its President for two years. She is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Ms. Pullinger graduated from Brasenose College, Oxford University in 1987 with an Honours Degree in Modern History. She earned an MBA from La Salle University, Philadelphia, in 1998, and received the Academic Award for MBA student of the year as well as the Beta Gamma Sigma designation.