Derek Smith

BlueMountain Capital

Derek Smith is BlueMountain’s Co-Chief Investment Officer, the Chair of the Investment Committee and a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. Prior to joining BlueMountain in 2008, Mr. Smith worked at Deutsche Bank where he was a Managing Director of Global Credit Trading, managing investment grade and high-yield credit cash and derivatives desks for U.S. and Europe. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Smith spent nearly 15 years working in various aspects of the fixed income, derivatives and credit markets at Goldman Sachs, managing the U.S. government options desk as well as the investment grade credit cash and derivative desks. Mr. Smith earned a B. S. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.