Alan Bowser is Co-Head of the Americas region at Bridgewater Associates, overseeing client relationships in the U.S. and Canada for the world’s largest hedge fund. A member of the firm’s Diversity Council and senior sponsor of the Bridgewater Black Network, he is a leader in shaping Bridgewater’s D&I strategy, with an emphasis on attracting and retaining African American talent. He joined Bridgewater in 2011. Beyond Bridgewater, Alan is a board member for the Robert Toigo Foundation, which prepares underrepresented talent for leadership and helps businesses create environments where those individuals can thrive. He has also been a member of the Executive Leadership Council and a board member of the NY Urban League. His D&I leadership—including his involvement with 100 Black Men of Stamford—has been recognized by officials such as U.S. Congressman Jim Himes. Alan holds a bachelor’s degree from UPenn and a master’s degree from Oxford.