Richard S. Dziurzynski is a Managing Director of the Hedge Fund Solutions Group.
Mr. Dziurzynski is involved in hedge fund manager risk analysis, as well as risk monitoring and analysis of the BAAM’s funds.
Before joining Blackstone in 2006, Mr. Dziurzynski worked at Five Mile Capital Partners (FMCP) as Head of Risk Management and Quantitative Analysis, where he set up standards for risk management and transparency of disclosure, managed the implementation of firm-wide risk management systems, and was involved in the startup of hedge funds. Prior to joining FMCP, he served as a Vice President at AIG Trading Group, where he established firm-wide methodologies and standards for the computation and reporting of market risk and limits, and managed a team responsible for middle office and market risk management. Prior to that, Mr. Dziurzynski served as Senior Vice President and Head of Market Risk Management at DKB Financial Products, Director in Global Market Risk Management at Barclays Group (USA), and Vice President in trading/research at Greenwich Capital Markets. He began his career at Salomon Brothers as Assistant VP in Mortgage Research in 1987.
Mr. Dziurzynski received an MSc in Applied Mathematics and an MSc in Applied Mechanics from Warsaw Technical University in Poland, where he graduated summa cum laude. He also received a PhD in Applied Mathematics from University of California, Berkeley.