Founder and CEO
Nicolas Rohatyn is a Partner and serves as Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the overall strategy and management of the firm. He is a member of TRG’s Executive Committee and is based in New York.
Prior to founding TRG in 2002, Mr. Rohatyn spent 19-years at J.P. Morgan, including 5 years as a member of J.P. Morgan’s executive management team, holding a variety of leadership positions in emerging markets, foreign exchange, commodities, credit markets and e-commerce functions. As Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets Sales, Trading and Research, Mr. Rohatyn established offices in Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, Russia, Korea, and India, as part of the growth of J.P. Morgan’s efforts in those markets. Mr. Rohatyn built and restructured the emerging markets sales, trading and research area from a loan-based business to an integrated and diversified sales, trading and capital markets effort while producing significant net income and winning numerous awards and industry-wide recognition. During Mr. Rohatyn’s tenure, J.P. Morgan established its widely acknowledged leadership position in emerging markets securities distribution, trading, and research.
Mr. Rohatyn is a founder and the former chairman of the Emerging Markets Traders Association (EMTA), a body that today is recognized by many professionals as the authority on market standards, practices and volumes. He currently serves on the boards of The Asia Society and the Global Private Capital Association (GPCA), where he also served as chairman, and the French Institute/Alliance Française. He is a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission and serves on the Investment Committee of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. He formerly served on the Boards of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Robert College of Istanbul, MarketAxess, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the RiskMetrics Group, Archipelago, and the Lewis T. Preston Foundation for Girls.
A native New Yorker, Mr. Rohatyn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Brown University.