Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Polland is the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Owl Capital Inc., a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and Co-Chair of its Operating Committee.
Prior to Blue Owl, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer of Dyal Capital, the predecessor firm to Blue Owl’s GP Strategic Capital platform. Prior to Dyal Capital, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer of Hoplite Capital Management L.P. Prior to Hoplite, he was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of MSD Partners, L.P. and the Chief Compliance Officer of MSD Capital, L.P.
Prior to MSD, Andrew served as the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Litigation of Fortress Investment Group LLC, and the Chief Compliance Officer of its affiliated broker-dealer (Fortress Capital Formation LLC). Prior to that, Andrew was a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. He began his career as a federal law clerk to United States District Court Judge Charles P. Sifton.
Andrew received a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS (with honors) in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University.