Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Mark Attanasio

Director, Absolute Return Strategies, General Motors

Mark Attanasio is a director for General Motors Asset Management ("GMAM"). He currently oversees a team responsible for managing a multi-billion allocation to hedge funds across a number of GM related pension plans. Mark has been a member of this program since its inception in 2001. His primary responsibilities include sourcing investment opportunities, due diligence, risk management and portfolio construction. Additionally, Mark has managed GM's public equity allocation and has sat on a number of investment and management committees over his 17-year career with GMAM. Mark joined GMAM in 1999, where his initial responsibilities were in risk management until his transition into the Absolute Return Strategies Group. Prior to joining GMAM, Mark worked at Bankers Trust Company in their Investment Consulting and Risk Management Groups. Mark received a BA in economics and an MBA from Rutgers University. Mark is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


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