Stanley Druckenmiller

Former Chairman and President at Duquesne Capital Management

Stanley Druckenmiller Bio

Stanley Druckenmiller is an American billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful investors of his generation, with a career spanning more than three decades.

Druckenmiller was born in 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1975 with a degree in economics. He began his career as an oil analyst at Pittsburgh National Bank, before moving to the equity research department at Dreyfus Corporation. In 1981, he joined George Soros’ hedge fund, Quantum Fund, where he played a key role in generating returns that averaged 30% per year over his 12-year tenure.

After leaving Soros Fund Management in 2000, Druckenmiller founded his own hedge fund, Duquesne Capital Management, which he ran until 2010. He has since focused on philanthropy, and is a founding board member of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a nonprofit organization focused on education and community development in Harlem, New York.

Druckenmiller is known for his macro investing approach, which involves analyzing global economic trends and using that analysis to make strategic investments across a variety of asset classes. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts, particularly in the areas of education and poverty alleviation.

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Stanley Druckenmiller Current Work

  • Duquesne Capital Management Former Chairman and President

Stanley Druckenmiller Previous Work

  • Quantum Fund Portfolio Manager 1988 - 2000

Stanley Druckenmiller Education

  • University of Michigan, Ph.D. in Economics , unfinished
  • Bowdoin College (BA), BA in English and Economics, 1975

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