Robert Shafir is the Chief Executive Officer of Sculptor Capital and a member of Sculptor Capital’s Partner Management Committee. He is also an Executive Managing Director and a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Sculptor Capital in 2018, Mr. Shafir served in various capacities at Credit Suisse Group AG from 2007 to 2016. Most recently, he served as Chairman and CEO of Credit Suisse Americas and Co-Head of Private Banking & Wealth Management, which included oversight of Asset Management. He was a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group and Credit Suisse.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, in August 2007, Mr. Shafir worked at Lehman Brothers for 17 years serving as Head of Global Equities, as well as a member of their Executive Board. He also held other senior roles, including Head of European Equities and Global Head of Equities Trading, and played a key role in building Lehman's equities business into a global, institutionally-focused franchise. Prior to that, he worked at Morgan Stanley in the preferred stock business within the fixed income division.
Mr. Shafir received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Lafayette College and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He is a member of the Board of the Greater New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.