Annmarie Sasdi is a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School. She was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of a Boston-based hedge fund prior to coming to Harvard. Before that, she was an Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International in London, specializing in merger and acquisition activity in the financial services sector. She has close to 30 years' experience in financial services, starting her career on Wall Street with Salomon Brothers Inc., where she ran a quantitative equity research group. Annmarie received her Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning with a concentration in Economic Development, from Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Princeton University, School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Annmarie has served as Vice-Chairman of the Board of the International Institute of Boston, a 90 year old charitable organization that assists refugees and immigrants.