Sharon E. Fay is Head of Equities for AllianceBernstein, AB, a role she assumed in 2010, and is a member of the Operating Committee. She is responsible for overseeing AB’s portfolio management and research activities relating to all equity investment portfolios. Fay served as Chief Investment Officer of Global Value Equities from 2003 to 2014. From 1999 to 2006, she was CIO of European and UK Value Equities, serving as Co-CIO from 2003 to 2006 after being named CIO of Global Value Equities in 2003. From 1997 to 1999, Fay was CIO of Canadian Value Equities. Prior to that, she had been a senior portfolio manager of International Value Equities since 1995. Fay joined the firm in 1990 as a research analyst, subsequently launching Canadian Value, the firm’s first single-market service focused outside the US. She then went on to launch the company’s UK and European Equity services and build Bernstein’s London office, home of its first portfolio-management and research team based outside the US. Fay holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a CFA charterholder.


In addition to her work at AllianceBernstein, Sharon serves on the Board of The Provincetown Art Association and Museum based in Provincetown, Mass (the oldest art colony in the US) and as Treasurer of the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, NY. She is also a member of the Brown Women’s Leadership Council.