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MFA Announces David Lourie as Vice President and Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs

Corbett: “David’s proven track record in building robust compliance, ESG, and DEI programs for alternative asset managers will be a great asset for MFA.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the global alternative asset management industry, today announced David Lourie joined as Vice President and Senior Counsel, Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining MFA, Lourie served as Associate General Counsel at General Atlantic.

“David is a fantastic addition to our growing regulatory affairs team and we’re thrilled to welcome him to MFA,” said Jennifer Han, MFA Chief Counsel and Head of Global Regulatory Affairs. “We look forward to benefiting from his expertise as we continue to support our members in an ever-changing regulatory environment.”

Lourie brings a decade of experience in the alternative investment industry. Prior to joining MFA, he was Associate General Counsel and Vice President at General Atlantic where he worked closely on issues relating to ESG. Lourie also served as Chief Compliance Officer at Cressey & Company where he oversaw and grew the firm’s legal and compliance program. He teaches Organizational Risk Management as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a law degree from the University of Southern California.

“David’s extensive experience in the alternative asset management industry will help MFA better serve our members as we engage with regulators and help funds implement new rules and regulations,” said Bryan Corbett, President and CEO of MFA. “David’s proven track record in building robust compliance, ESG, and DEI programs for alternative asset managers will be a great asset for MFA.”

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About the Global Alternative Investment Industry
The global hedge fund and alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, credit, managed futures, and hybrid funds that invest in private companies, has assets under management of $4.3 trillion (Q3 2021). The industry serves thousands of public and private pension funds, charitable endowments, foundations, sovereign governments, and other global institutional investors by providing portfolio diversification and risk-adjusted returns to help meet their funding obligations and return targets.

About the Managed Funds Association
Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for regulatory, tax, and other public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA’s more than 150 member firms collectively manage nearly $2.6 trillion across a diverse group of investment strategies. Member firms help pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns over time. MFA has a global presence and is active in Washington, London, Brussels, and Asia. www.managedfunds.org.