Kyle Bass

Kyle Bass

Co-Founder, CEO of Conservation Equity Management | Investment Advisory Board Member

Kyle Bass is the Co-Founder and CEO of Conservation Equity Management as well as the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Hayman Capital Management. He is an avid landowner and conservationist in the state of Texas.

Bass is a founding member of the Committee on the Present Danger: China. He was the recipient of the 2019 Foreign Policy Association Medal for his responsible internationalism and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Bass has testified as an expert witness before the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

He has lectured on global economics at various universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Texas, and the University of Virginia.

Before forming Hayman, Bass was a Managing Director at Legg Mason and a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in finance and serves on the board of the Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, Texas Department of Public Safety Foundation, Melinda’s Foods, and The Quad Fund. Bass also sits on the Executive Advisory Council to Ken Hersh at The George Bush Presidential Center.