Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Chairman
Richard H. Driehaus is the architect of Driehaus Capital Management's equity investment philosophy. As chief investment officer he has overall responsibility for ensuring the integrity of the equity investment philosophy and reviewing absolute and relative investment performance of various equity strategies.
Mr. Driehaus has been featured in numerous print and television financial media. Barron’s named Mr. Driehaus to its 20th Century All-star Team, identifying him as one of the most influential members of the investment community during the past century.
From 1968 through 1973, Mr. Driehaus developed research ideas for the institutional trading department at A.G. Becker & Co. In 1973, he became director of research for Mullaney, Wells & Co. In 1976, he became director of research and a money manager for Jesup & Lamont. He founded Driehaus Securities in 1979, followed by Driehaus Capital Management in 1982 and Driehaus Mutual Funds in 1996.
Mr. Driehaus holds a B.S.C., MBA and an honorary doctorate degree from DePaul University.