Alexander Farman-Farmaian is Vice Chairman, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Edgewood Management. He joined Edgewood in January 2006 and helped implement the current valuation approach of the Edgewood Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Edgewood, Farman-Farmaian was for 19 years a senior member of the Portfolio Management team at W.P. Stewart & Co. where he chaired the Investment Oversight Committee.
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the World Presidents’ Organization, and serves on the board of CollegeSpring, a non-profit that educates low-income high-school children in SAT college entry testing. Alex was formerly President of the Princeton Club of New York, is a member of the Economics Club of New York and is on the board of Kalinat S.A., a potato chip manufacturing company in Caracas, Venezuela.
He received a BA in economics from Princeton University in 1987, and speaks fluent French, Spanish, Farsi and conversational Italian.