Dawn Fitzpatrick is the global head and chief investment officer of O’Connor, a hedge fund business of UBS in New York. She also serves as head of the Tactical Trading Strategy team within O’Connor.
Dawn attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business where she received a B.S. She joined O’Connor and Associates in 1992 and has served in a variety of roles including equities, index options, and derivatives.
A native of New York City, Dawn is a second-generation Irish American with ancestors hailing from Kilkenny and Cork on her father’s and mother’s side. She is a proud Irish American and counts her grandparents, who immigrated from Ireland, as her role models and the ones responsible for showing her the value of hard work and education. She says that they, “ingrained in me the unfailing belief that with hard work and a solid education there were limitless possibilities as to what could be achieved.”
Dawn is also a current member of the UBS Global Asset Management Executive Committee and was listed as one of the most powerful women on Wall Street by Business Insider. She lives in New York with her husband John and their three children John, Clair, and Nora.