Gregory Fossedal is the president of Emerging Markets Group, and was its founding director when the firm began operations in 1991. EMG
manages the Democratic Century Fund, which manages emerging-market
equity and debt portfolios for qualified individual and institutional investors.
He is a noted author of economic and political history including such works as The Democratic Imperative (New Republic Books, 1989) and Our Finest Hour (Stanford University, Hoover Press, 1993). He writes periodically for such publications as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Fossedal is also the executive committee chairman of the Ernest Martin Hopkins Institution, an independent association of Dartmouth alumni which encourages liberal arts excellence at the College. When he assumed this position, Hopkins had 1200 members; today it has approximately 2800.
From 1986 to 1994, Mr. Fossedal was a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. From 1983 to 1986, he was an editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal.
Fossedal graduated Dartmouth College in 1981, Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, with Highest Honors in English Literature by vote of the department faculty.