J. Kyle Bass is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Conservation Equity Management, LP. He is also the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Hayman Capital Management since 2005.
Bass is a founding member of the Committee on the Present Danger: China, recipient of the 2019 Foreign Policy Association Medal for his responsible internationalism and a current member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Before forming Hayman, Bass was a Managing Director at Legg Mason and a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in finance.