Michael Griffin

Founder & CEO

HedgeAct Management

Michael E. Griffin has served in executive roles in the alternative asset management industry for the past 30 years. He is the founder and CEO of HedgeACT and its affiliate Companies.


Griffin Asset Management is the registered investment advisor to the HedgeACT Select family of Funds. Griffin Capital Management is the managing member of the HedgeACT Select family of funds. Global Fund Technologies owns the database of 1,000 hedge funds and the proprietary technology used in sourcing, research and providing risk analytics for the portfolio strategies included on the HedgeACT platform offering the HedgeACT Select family of funds.

Mr. Griffin has been an advocate of daily transparency and robust investor reporting since 1985. He pioneered the design of the data model and technology which provided the transmission of T+0 reporting and the daily liquidity feature for Fenchurch Capital Management a fixed income arbitrage fund. The commitment toward daily trade date transparency and liquidity was advanced further in his founding of Spectrum Global Fund Administration (1998-2010). His data model and reporting designs were the foundation of the proprietary technology which distinguished Spectrum from its peers.

Prior to Spectrum, Mr. Griffin was the Chief Operating Officer of Fenchurch Capital Management (1985-1998), a $750 million hedge fund, and served as Director on the Board of Kleinwort Benson Limited.

In addition, Mr. Griffin also served as Chief Operating Officer for Virginia Trading Corporation (1985-1991), a futures commission merchant and its subsidiary, Virginia Futures Management Corporation, a registered commodity pool operator.

Mr. Griffin began his professional career at Coopers & Lybrand (1980-1985). As a manager at Coopers & Lybrand, he specialized in the Commodities and Securities practice. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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