Leslie D. Biddle
Partner, Serengeti Asset Management
New York, New York
Leslie D. Biddle is a partner and the president of Serengeti Asset Management where she heads the firm’s research efforts and risk committee. Previously, she was Global Head of Commodity Sales at Goldman Sachs, being named managing director in 2004 and partner in 2006. She was a member of the firm’s Finance Committee, Business Practices Committee, Firmwide New Activity Committee, Structured Investment Products Committee and European Audit and Compliance Committees. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Biddle was a vice president at The AES Corporation focusing on project finance and power plant development. She also served as a vice president at the Overseas Investment Corporation, providing political risk insurance and financing to U.S. companies expanding overseas. Ms. Biddle holds an A.B. from Colby College where she previously served as vice chair of the Board of Trustees. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE) and CenterPoint Energy (NYSE), member of Council on Foreign Relations, and was twice named to the Hedge Fund Journal’s Top 50 Women in Hedge Funds. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Hawthorn Club for executive women in energy and lives in New York with her husband, George C. Biddle, and their three children.