About Us

The Greenwich Economic Forum (GEF) stands as a premier annual investment conference that convenes some of the brightest minds and influential leaders in the world of finance, economics, media, and business. Held in beautiful waterfront settings from Greenwich CT to Miami to Hong Kong, these forums serve as a nexus for thought-provoking discussions, insightful presentations, and high-level networking.

GEF forums bring together a diverse array of C-Suite professionals ranging from alternative investment industry titans and renowned economists to emerging entrepreneurs and policy-makers. GEF conferences provide a unique platform for attendees to gain valuable insights into global economic trends, explore innovative investment strategies, and engage in meaningful conversations that shape the future of financial markets.

With a commitment to fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange, GEF goes beyond traditional conference boundaries. Attendees can expect to hear from world-class keynote speakers and dynamic panel discussions, and participate in exclusive networking opportunities that foster interdisciplinary dialogue.

As a catalyst for thought leadership, the Greenwich Economic Forum continues to contribute to the evolution of economic and investment landscape, offering a space where ideas are born, connections are forged, and the future of global economics is shaped.

 

Our Team
Bruce McGuire

Co-Founder of the Greenwich Economic Forum, Co-Chairman of Greenwich Business Institute, and Founder and President of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association. Bruce is an attorney by training, and a veteran of some of Wall Street’s biggest firms, including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America. Bruce is a Director of Surfin-Meta, and is a graduate of the University of Miami. Bruce’s commentary on the economy and the alternative investment industry have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, China Daily, and more.

James Aiello
Co-Founder of Greenwich Economic Forum and Co-Chairman of Greenwich Business Institute, and has over 30 years of financial services and real estate experience. Jim’s investment career began in management consulting in New York, focusing on business strategy and profitability related to the investment management and other finance and real estate-related industries, including working at First Manhattan Consulting Group, Goldman Sachs, and Salomon Brothers. The Greenwich Business Institute currently produces the Greenwich Economic Forum and associated alternative investment industry events. He earned his B.A. in Government from Harvard University.

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Colette Faulknor
Event Director
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Rob Gregory
Head of North America Activations
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Holly Hurd
Director of Memberships
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Ying Sun
Head of APAC Partner Activations
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River Thompson
Head of Registration
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Gerry O’Hara
Director of Allocator Engagement
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