Richard Baker is an unlikely champion of the hedge fund industry.
A career politician with over 25 years of legislative experience, Baker took on the role of president and CEO of the Managed Funds Association (MFA) in February 2008.
Based in Washington, DC, MFA represents US hedge fund professionals, funds of funds and commodity trading advisors as well as industry service providers.
As a Congressman he gained a reputation as a crusader against excessive risk taking and shady deals in the financ
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