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Scott Minerd

Managing Partner, Global CIO, Chairman of Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Partners

Santa Monica, CA, USA

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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.

Scott Minerd’s Newsfeed

Stimulus should be good for the U.S. dollar, but monetary policy matters: Guggenheim's Minerd

Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment officer of Guggenheim Partners, joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss whether stimulus will improve the weakened U.S. dollar.

LA Times
He’s a Republican, a Wall Street financier, and a supporter of ‘Medicare for all’

"When it comes to money managers, Scott Minerd is unconventional. After stops at Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and other big financial firms, the Wharton grad left Wall Street behind at 37 and moved to Los Angeles to enjoy, he says, a better lifestyle and pursue other business opportunities. He found one soon enough. Minerd joined what would become Guggenheim Partners — a familiar name in Los Angeles because the financial services firm’s chief executive, Mark Walter, owns a piece of the Dodgers."

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Scott Minerd’s Background

Guggenheim Partners
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.
Credit Suisse First Boston
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

International Monetary Fund
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.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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

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


RFK / Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
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.
Stanford University
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.


CNBC: The Exchange
Feb 2021
New York, NY, USA
Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners global chief investment officer and chairman of investments, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss his thoughts on bitcoin, interest rates and his market outlook.
Bloomberg TV: Scott Minerd
Jan 2021
New York, NY, USA
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO at Guggenheim Partners, explains what unprecedented monetary and fiscal policy could mean for the U.S. economy. Scott also describes the rally in cryptocurrencies as moving into a speculative frenzy, but says there is still potentially a lot of upside.
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China Matters More Than Ever: Cooperation and understanding between China and United States is vital as global economic and environmental challenges mount.
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."
Guggenheim Partners
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.


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

Speaking Engagements

Milken Institute Summer Series
Jun 2020
The Milken Institute Summer Series convened leaders in finance, health, philanthropy, and policy to discuss a world undergoing astonishing change. As the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all facets of life around the globe, leaders gathered to reflect on our shared situation, exchange ideas with a network of peers, and prepare for life and business post-COVID.
Arctic Circle
Feb 2019
Reykjavík, IS
Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners spoke about investment at the Plenary Session: Business Across the Arctic at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavík, Iceland. In his speech, Scott focused on infrastructure investment and how that can translate to the needs of the Arctic and the safe development of the Arctic.