Dalia Osman Blass is the Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management. The SEC's Division of Investment Management works to protect investors and to promote capital formation and innovation in investment products and services through oversight and regulation of the nation’s multi-trillion dollar investment management industry. The Division is responsible for the Commission's regulation of investment companies, variable insurance products, and federally registered investment advisers.
Ms. Blass previously served in a number of leadership roles in the Division of Investment Management. Ms. Blass returned to the SEC as Director of the Division of Investment Management in September, 2017 from private practice, where she advised on a broad range of investment fund, private equity, and regulatory matters. Earlier in her career, Ms. Blass practiced corporate law in New York and London.
Ms. Blass earned a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. She received her B.A in international studies from the American University and studied political science at the American University in Cairo.