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Scott Minerd

Managing Partner, Global CIO, Chairman of Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Partners

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Scott Minerd


Scott Minerd is Founding Managing Partner, Global Chief Investment Officer & Chairman of Guggenheim Partners and a member of its Executive Committee. In his role as Chairman and Global CIO, he guides the firm’s investment strategies and leads research on global macroeconomics.

Scott is a highly regarded and trusted voice in the financial world. His expertise is sought after in a range of financial matters, notably during times of significant financial developments affecting both micro and macroeconomic issues. He is a regular guest and contributor to leading financial media outlets, including WSJ, FT, Bloomberg and CNBC where he shares insights on today’s financial climate.

Before founding Guggenheim, Scott was a Managing Director with Credit Suisse First Boston. In this role, he oversaw trading and risk management for the Fixed Income Credit Trading Group and was responsible for trading business units, including corporate bonds, sovereign debt and derivatives securities. Prior, he was Morgan Stanley’s London-based European Capital Markets Products Trading & Risk Manager responsible for a range of products, including Eurobonds, domestic European Bonds and money market products in 12 European currencies and Asian markets.

Scott is on the Board of RFK Human Rights and was appointed to the newly formed Global Pandemic Policy Panel at the IMF. He is also a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of NY’s Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, advising the NY Fed President about financial market developments, risks facing the financial system, and actions to help mitigate these risks.

He holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has completed graduate work at his alma mater and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

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Guggenheim Investments
China Matters More Than Ever

"Among the many significant developments in the world that investors should be considering as part of their long-term thinking, one of the issues that concerns me the most is China." The first sentence of Scott MInerd's Global CIO Outlook report is significant as it comes at a time where US-China relations seem to have fallen to where it was in the 1950s. Citing China as a true and lasting global economic power, Minerd stresses the need for cooperation between the US and China and discusses the effects current policies could have in the future.

Business Wire
Milken Institute Hosts Summer Series Examining Life and Business Amid COVID-19

Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, was a featured speaker at the Milken Institute Summer Series. The event brought together nearly 1,200 leaders in finance, public health, philanthropy, and policy to examine what life and business looks like amid COVID-19. Sessions covered the race to a COVID-19 vaccine, examined capital markets at a time of global disruption, and offered recommendations for how companies can amplify Black voices.

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Scott Minerd’s Background

Managing Partner, Global CIO, Chairman of Guggenheim Investments
New York, NY, USA
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment & advisory firm with more than $265 billion in assets under management. Scott guides the firm’s investment strategies and oversees client accounts across a broad range of fixed-income and equity securities.
Managing Director
New York, NY, USA
Scott was in charge of trading and risk management for the Fixed Income Credit Trading Group. He was responsible for the corporate bond, preferred stock, money markets, U.S. government agency and sovereign debt, derivatives securities, structured debt and interest rate swaps trading business units.
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Current Board Positions

Global Pandemic Policy Panel
Apr 2020 - Present
Washington, DC, USA
The Global Pandemic Policy Panel was created to provide input on policy challenges, including the Coronavirus pandemic and its massive economic impact.
Member, Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets
New York, NY, USA
Scott helps advise the NY Fed President and senior management at the bank about the current financial markets and ways the public and private sectors can better understand and mitigate systematic risks.

Previous Board Positions

New York, NY, USA
Scott advised the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on research and analysis of private sector infrastructure investment,


Board Member
New York, NY, USA
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, founded in 1968, is led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy and advocates for a more just and peaceful world. Working alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations, the RFK team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.
Overseer, Hoover Institution
Stanford, CA, USA
The Hoover Institution seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all mankind.


Goal 17 Partners Web Event
May 2020
New York, NY, USA
Scott Minerd, Global CIO & Chairman of Guggenheim Investments at Guggenheim Partners, and Mike Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute, discuss the government and private-sector response to Covid-19 at a Goal 17 Partners web event.
Apr 2020
New York, NY, USA
"Minerd Sees a ‘Long Haul’ to Get Unemployment Back Where It Was" Scott Minerd, Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Partners, discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Jul 2020
In his Global CIO Outlook report, Scott Minerd discusses China's role as an economic superpower and the reasons why the US-China relationship needs to remain cooperative. Minerd says, "I believe the growth and engagement of China has been net positive for the U.S. and the world from an economic perspective."
Global CIO Outlook
New York, NY, USA
Guggenheim Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd offers insights on macroeconomic trends and the potential impacts on global investment opportunities.


Davos, CH
The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, committed to improving the state of the world.