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Deirdre Nectow

Head of Global Business Development

Deirdre Nectow is Head of Global Business Development and a Partner at Cambridge Associates.

Deirdre joined Cambridge Associates in 2003 and has nearly 40 years of experience. She is a member of the firm’s executive leadership team and is responsible for overseeing the firm’s global marketing, branding, public relations and business development activities.

Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Deirdre worked at Fidelity Investments where she held a variety of strategic marketing and consulting roles throughout her seven-year tenure, including overseeing marketing for Fidelity Charitable®. She also oversaw strategic marketing for Fidelity’s institutional business and Strategic New Business Development Group that conducted research, strategy formulation, and product development. Prior to Fidelity, she worked as a strategy consultant at Price Waterhouse and CSC Index and began her career as a commercial banker at Bankers Trust Company.

Deirdre currently serves as the Board Chair for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation in Boston and Vice Chair of the Board for Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, MA.

She received her MBA in Finance, Marketing, and Accounting from the University of Chicago and her BA in Economics from Mount Holyoke College.

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