Peter Briger has spent many years in the field of finance and investments. In this field, he has made a pretty solid career for himself. He earned himself a good reputation as being a strong leader and professional dedicated to his work.
Peter Briger worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for fifteen years. In 1996, he became a partner of the company. While working at Goldman Sachs, he served on numerous committees. Some of the committees that he served on include the Japan Executive Committee, the Asian Management Committee and the Global Control and Compliance Committee. At Goldman Sachs, he acted as a leader for various groups, including the Fixed Income Principle Investments Group, the Asian Real Estate Private Equity business, the Asian Distressed Debt Business, the Who le Loan Sales and Trading Business and the Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund LLC.
He joined Fortress Credit in 2002. Ever since then, he served in the Management Committee of the company. Peter Briger is currently the Principal and Co-chairman of Fortress. Fortress employs more than three hundred employees. It puts special focus on illiquidized credit investments and undervalued assets.
Aside from his work at Goldman Sachs, he has also served on the Board of Directors in the Princeton University Investment Company. Due to his vast appreciation for the arts and sciences, Peter Briger has given contributions to the Central Park Conservancy.
Peter Briger is also involved in organizations having to do with the community. He serves on the board of an organization called Tipping Point. Tipping Point is a company in San Francisco that assists low income families. He also serves on a board for a network of charter schools called Caliber Schools. The mission of the Caliber Schools charter school system is to prepare students so that they can attend four year college institutions with ease.
He has also been on boards for NBC, as well as Center for a New American Security.
He attended Princeton University and earned a Bachelor of Arts. Later on, he attended the University of Pennsylvania in pursuit of his Master of Business Administration. A Force of Innovation: Two Decades of Fortress Investment Group
Rainbow34 July 21, 2018
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On an article published by French Tribune, Andrew Rolfe who is the Chairman of the Ubuntu Fund hoped to raise approximately $972,960 at the 10th Annual Ubuntu Fund Gala Dinner. The money acquired from the event is meant to benefit the school campus of the fund in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. A pediatric clinic is one of the projects been planned for by the organizers. The clinic is part of the Ubuntu Fund’s school campus. The school will also be opening doors to the local area’s more disadvantaged children. The Ubuntu Fund takes care of the youth who are underprivileged from when they are small children until they take on their career. Although the gala dinner lasted the whole night, organizers managed to reach their goal.
Andrew Rolfe treated the 300 guests attending the gala to tasty dishes and amazing music that was performed by the Xhosa choir. Among the special guests at the gala were two students who had in the past received help from the Ubuntu Fund. Sinesipho Rabidyani is among the recipients of the fund she also spoke at the gala. She talked of how the Ubuntu Fund had helped her acquire a scholarship and made her escape her father’s drinking habits. Sinesipho also got psychological support from the program. The evening was ended by a speech from Jacob Lief who is the CEO and founder of the Ubuntu Fund. He founded the fund back in 1999 and it now supports more than 2,000 disadvantaged children in the townships of Port Elizabeth.
Andrew Rolfe serves as the Chairman at the Ubuntu Educational Fund. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford where he acquired his Arts Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Andrew also went to the Harvard Business School where he was able to earn a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He formerly worked as the President at the International Division of The Gap. While in this position, Andrew oversaw operations in Germany, Japan, France and the United Kingdom. Before he went to work with The Gap, he had worked for a number of big companies such as Pret A Manger. Andrew also worked for PepsiCo restaurants International as the Vice President of Operations.
Rainbow34 July 30, 2017
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