Josh Smith is a Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer of GSO Capital Partners.
Since joining GSO in 2008, Mr. Smith has been focused on the enhancement of the firm’s portfolio analytics and the incorporation of those analytics into the management of the hedge funds. Mr. Smith sits on the Conflicts and Risk Committee and chairs the Counterparty Sub-Committee. Further, he is a member of the New Products Committee and the Valuation Committee.
Prior to joining GSO, Mr. Smith worked for ten years in financial software consulting for large corporations and city governments with responsibilities for managing IT development as well as the improvement of financial processes and reporting.
Mr. Smith completed a Masters program in Financial Engineering at Columbia University and has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics from Williams College. Further, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.