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Maria S. Jelescu Dreyfus

Chief Executive Officer
Ardinall Investment Management

Maria S. Jelescu Dreyfus is Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Ardinall Investment Management, an investment firm focused on energy infrastructure investments in Latin America that she started in 2017. Prior to that, she spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs & Co., where she served as a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director in the Investment Management Division of the Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP) Group.

Ms. Dreyfus is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and serves as the Co-Chair of their Women in Energy program. Additionally, she is a member of the MIT Corporation’s Development Committee and sits on the MIT Economics Department’s Visiting Committee. She is a Director on the Board of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation and serves on the Boards of several non-profit organizations: New America Alliance and Girls Inc. of New York City. 

Ms. Dreyfus is a member of the New York State Secure Choice Savings Program Board. She is a member of the Economic Club of New York and a member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle. She is a CFA charterholder and possesses a dual degree in Economics and Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

APPOINTMENT DATE

  • November 13, 2019

Committee

  • Investment and Risk Management