|AB '81 Econ; MPP '82
Peter Borish is Chief Strategist of Quad Group and its affiliated companies where he is highly engaged in recruiting new talent for Quad Advisors. In addition, he works with the founding partners on business strategy and is instrumental in helping traders develop a methodology to enhance their performance by serving as a trading coach.
Mr. Borish is a seasoned Wall Street veteran and was a founding partner of Tudor Investment Corporation where he was Director of Research for 10 years. As a philanthropist, Mr. Borish is a founding member, with Paul Jones and Glenn Dubin, of the Board of Directors of the Robin Hood Foundation which is focused on finding, funding, and creating programs and schools that generate meaningful results for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods. He is a founding board member of Math for America, a non- profit led by Jim Simons to improve mathematical education in U.S. public schools. He is also a founding investor and is on the Board of Directors of CharityBuzz.
Identifying opportunities that enhance financial market efficiencies has driven Mr. Borish in many other endeavors. This includes Quadriserv, Inc. a technology driven securities lending platform, which emphasizes price transparency and process efficiency. He has also served as CEO of Twinfields Capital Management, a global macro hedge fund focused on the fixed income sector, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OneChicago, LLC. Additionally, Mr. Borish now serves on the Board of the Institute for Financial Markets, a nonprofit dedicated to participating in the development of standards and fostering best practices initiatives in the financial services industry. Previously, Mr. Borish served as a Board Member of the Futures Industry Association (FIA), a Special Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Chicago Board of Trade, and as a staff member of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (Brady Commission) to study the stock market decline of October 1987. He earned his BA in Economics and Masters of Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.