Frederick E. Pollock
Managing Director, Head of GCM Strategic Investments Group and Portfolio Manager of Pengana Private Equity Trust (PE1)
Mr. Pollock is Head of GCM Grosvenor’s Strategic Investments Group, a member of the Investment Committees for Private Markets and Hedge Fund Strategies, Co-Head of Hedge Fund Strategies Research and serves on the Global Investment Council. He also Chairs the Strategic Investments Investment Committee. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, from 2006 to 2015, Mr. Pollock had various roles at Morgan Stanley, most recently as Senior Adviser to its merchant banking division. In his roles at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Pollock specialized in infrastructure investments and was responsible for deal sourcing and due diligence, assessing proposed investments, managing the financing and realization process, and is a Board Member of various portfolio companies. He helped form the infrastructure investment group at Morgan Stanley in 2006 and structured and raised capital for its initial funds. In addition, Mr. Pollock founded a boutique investment company in 2010 and was a Managing Partner at the company until 2014. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was an Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank, where he made direct investments. He received his Bachelor of Science summa cum laude in Economics from the University of Nevada in 2001 and his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2004.