Greg Ripka began his career in leveraged finance at GE Capital. He spent several
years in high yield research at Jefferies and then as head of research at IHS
Herold. He transitioned to the buy side in 2006 joining Bridgewater Associates
in portfolio management role. Subsequently, he held senior roles at large single-family
offices focused on equity and high yield research in the energy, basics and
industrial sectors. Presently he is in the process launching an energy-focused
opportunity fund. He graduated Trinity College with degree in history and lives
in Connecticut with his wife and daughter.