Jean-Louis Lelogeais, co-founder and senior managing director of $3.8 billion hedge fund and private equity firm Strategic Value Partners, has been appointed to the board of the Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation.
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Lelogeais has an adult daughter with Cerebral Palsy and "holds a special interest in the topic of mental health issues in CP, as well as family issues and aging with CP," according to the foundation.
The charity also appointed Bill Richards, until recently the senior relationship manager for hedge funds at UBS, as its new chairman in December. He replaced former Federal Reserve head Paul Volcker, who is now honorary chairman.
Lelogeais and Richards aren't the only hedge funders involved with the nonprofit. Bridgewater Associates founder Day Dalio recently co-hosted a benefit for CPIRF; Taconic Capital Advisors director Lisa Baird, WingSail Capital co-founder Rich Donovan and former Charter Oak Partners director Anthony Dowd are on the group's board of directors.
The nonprofit has contributed more than $40 million for grants to support approximately 500 research projects around the world since its founding in 1955.
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