|Name Scott Bessent|
|Similar People Stanley Druckenmiller, George Soros, James Chanos, David Tepper|
Scott Bessent is the chief investment officer of Soros Fund Management, the investment vehicle of billionaire George Soros. He is a graduate of Yale University. As a college student, he intended to become a journalist but he decided on a career in finance after getting an internship with investor Jim Rogers. He later went to work for James Chanos.
In February 2013 he was credited with helping Soros Fund Management make more than $1.2 billion in profits in part by betting that the Japanese yen would weaken against other major currencies.
In August 2015, it was announced that Scott Bessent would be leaving Soros Fund Management to start his new venture Key Square Group, with $2 Billion of George Soros' money.