Paul Tudor Jones II
Paul Tudor Jones II is founder, Co-Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, and the controlling principal of Tudor Investment Corporation (“Tudor”) which he formed in 1980. Tudor is part of the Tudor Group, a group of affiliated companies engaged in trading in the global fixed income, equity, currency and commodity markets. Tudor is headquartered in Greenwich, CT. Paul served as Chairman of the New York Cotton Exchange (August 1992 – June 1995) and was instrumental in the creation of its Financial Instrument Exchange (FINEX). His philanthropic service includes founder, former chair, and current board member of the Robin Hood Foundation, a charitable organization committed to fighting poverty in New York City; founder and former board member of the Excellence Charter School; founder of the Bedford Stuyvesant I Have A Dream program; former chair and current board member of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; former chair and current board member of The Everglades Foundation Inc.; current member of the Advisory Board of the University of Virginia’s Contemplative Sciences Center; current Chairman and a Director of JUST Capital Foundation, Inc.; current Trustee of NYU Langone Medical Center; current board member of the Apollo Theater Foundation; and Chairman of the Sonima Foundation. Paul is a 1998 Riverkeeper honoree for his commitment to environmental protection and a 2016 Audubon Medal awardee for his conservation advocacy. In November 2014, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow for his business and philanthropic achievements, including in the area of conservation. Paul holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia (1976).