Dalia Blass
Director, Division of Investment Management

Previous SEC Positions:

Dalia Blass was named the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Director of the Division of Investment Management in September 2017.

Ms. Blass joins the agency from Ropes & Gray LLP, where she advised on a broad range of investment fund, private equity, and regulatory matters. She previously practiced law at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and began her career in the London office of Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Ms. Blass previously served at the SEC in a number of leadership roles in the Division of Investment Management, most recently as Assistant Chief Counsel. During her SEC tenure of more than a decade, Ms. Blass received the SEC's Manuel F. Cohen Award, which recognizes outstanding legal ability and performance.

Ms. Blass earned a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Executive Editor of the Journal of Transnational Law. She received her B.A in international studies from the American University and studied political science at the American University in Cairo.