Dixon Boardman 

Dixon Boardman

D. Dixon Boardman



In the Press

Hedge "For The Love of the Game" 2014

Optima 25th Anniversary Letter

Winner of Best Performing FOHF for 2012

The Hedge Fund Journal Q&A Dixon Boardman

Barrons Article "The Rewards of Prudence"

Financial Times "Face to Face" Interview

The Daily Telegraph "a sixth sense for making money"

Institutional Investor "Dirt Rich?"


D. Dixon Boardman

Mr. Boardman is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Optima Fund Management LLC. Mr. Boardman was one of the early fund-of-funds innovators in the US, having launched Optima’s flagship fund in July 1988. He has built the firm into one of the industry’s most well-respected businesses, with $4 billion in assets under management across a range of funds of funds, single manager hedge funds, and institutional multi-manager programs. Because of his experience and expertise in the hedge fund industry, Mr. Boardman is often quoted in the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal, as well as in other financial publications. He appears frequently on CNBC to give his overview on the hedge fund industry. In addition,
Mr. Boardman has served as Chairman of the Special Projects Committee of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and is currently a member of the President’s Council of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is a Director of both Florida Crystals Corporation and Kadmon Corporation, and an Advisory Board Director of J.C. Bamford Excavators (U.K.). Prior to forming Optima, Mr. Boardman advised high net worth individuals, first as a Senior Vice President at Kidder, Peabody, where he was one of the 20 leading stockbrokers in the firm, and then at UBS PaineWebber, where he was a member of the Chairman’s Council. Mr. Boardman attended McGill University.


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