Jeffrey Talpins is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Element Capital Management.
Launched in 2005, Mr. Talpins provides strategic direction for Element and is responsible for all major investment decisions for the Fund. Under his leadership, Element’s assets under management have increased from $250M at inception to approximately $14 billion today, and the investors in the Fund include some of the world’s largest pension, endowment and sovereign wealth funds.
Mr. Talpins conducts his philanthropy through the Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation, which seeks to create opportunities for children to achieve their full potential, support the long-term prosperity for Israel, and conserve open spaces and wildlife. Mr. Talpins serves on the board of the Yale Tobin Center for Economic Policy and the Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, served on the board of the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), and is active in numerous other charities and philanthropic organizations.
Mr. Talpins graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Yale University with Distinction in Economics and Applied Mathematics (focus in Finance), and presently lives in New York with his wife, Mara, their two children, and family dog.
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