John Dowd is a portfolio manager in the Equity division at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing, and other financial products and services to more than 26 million individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries.
In this role, Mr. Dowd manages Fidelity Select Energy Portfolio, Fidelity Advisor Energy Fund, and VIP Energy Portfolio. Additionally, he co-manages Fidelity Stock Selector All Cap Fund and Fidelity Advisor Stock Selector All Cap Fund.
Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, Mr. Dowd managed Select Energy Service Portfolio and previously served as an equity research analyst. He also previously managed the Select Natural Resources Portfolio.
Before joining Fidelity in 2005, Mr. Dowd was a senior research analyst covering oil service companies at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Previously, he followed energy companies and developed risk management tools for Lawhill Capital Partners, LLC, an energy-focused investment management firm. Mr. Dowd also worked as an analyst and as a junior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. following oil refinery, oil service, and integrated oil companies. He has been in the investment industry since joining Value Line as an equity analyst in 1990.
Mr. Dowd earned his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He has served as an expert witness on energy and has testified before Congress, the House Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Non-Proliferation, and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.