Alan Fournier

Alan Fournier has been an active philanthropist in the psychedelic space since 2018, focused upon supporting clinical activity which is directed towards FDA approval for the treatment of mental illness. Having had a family history of PTSD and alcoholism, Alan has been seeking opportunities to help Veterans and others suffering from trauma and addiction. In his professional life, Alan Fournier founded the hedge fund Pennant Capital Management L.L.C in 2001 and served as the CEO and Chief Investment Officer for seventeen years before returning investor capital and transitioning to a family office in 2018.  Prior to founding Pennant, Mr. Fournier was the partner responsible for global equity investments at Appaloosa Management L.P. from 1996 through 2000.  Mr. Fournier began his investment career at Sanford C. Bernstein in 1988 and was named a partner in 1990.  Mr. Fournier holds a B.S. in engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology where he graduated with honors in 1983.  Mr. Fournier serves as a member on board of trustees at The Pingry School and is the vice chairman of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, NJ.  Additionally, Mr. Fournier manages the Fournier Family Foundation which focuses on educational equality, animal welfare and veteran’s affairs.  He resides in Far Hills, New Jersey with his wife Jennifer and their four children.