Michael Dubin : Managing Partner, Dorset Asset Management
Michael Dubin is Managing Partner at Dorset Management, an alternatives investment manager with a specialization in discretionary commodity and managed futures traders. For more than a decade, he headed up the alternatives group at Silvercrest Asset Management, a $25B wealth management firm, advising on $2 billion in hedge fund-of-funds and customized portfolios of alternative investments. Prior to Silvercrest, as a Partner at Powers & Dubin for over 15 years, he developed their expertise in hedge fund-of-funds and managed futures. Previously, for nearly a decade he was President of Morgan Stanley/GFTA, which offered sophisticated multi-billion-dollar currency risk management systems for major institutions worldwide. Earlier, he headed up the International Financial Advisory Service at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., advising the Treasurers of the Fortune 500 companies on currency risk management during the early days of floating exchange rates. He authored the book, Foreign Acquisitions and the Growth of the Multi-National Firm, and lectures frequently on alternative investments and financial markets issues at conferences and business schools. He has a Doctorate of Business Administration (PhD) from the Harvard Business School in International Finance and a BA from Yale University in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He holds a Series 3 Registration with the NFA/CFTC, is a past Member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and has served on several Advisory Boards, including the Institutional Investor RIA Institute. He was Chairman of the Endowment Committee of the Town School, where he was a Trustee and Treasurer for over a decade, and currently serves as a Director & Treasurer for both Positive Planet, a non-profit NGO in global microfinance, and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, a non-profit which supports US mayors in establishing financial empowerment counseling programs for inner-city residents to achieve financial stability.