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Special Opportunities Fund Inc (SPE)

SPE on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phillip Goldstein

71 2009 Chairman of the Board, Secretary

Andrew Dakos

50 2009 President, Director

Gerald Hellerman

79 2013 Chief Compliance Officer, Director

Ben Harris

48 2009 Independent Director

Marc Lunder

53 2015 Independent Director

Charles Walden

72 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Phillip Goldstein

Mr. Phillip F. Goldstein is a Chairman of the Board, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Goldstein has been the Chairman of the Board and the Secretary of SPE since 2009. He is also a Member of the Adviser. Mr. Goldstein has over 20 years of investment management experience. He is currently a principal of Bulldog Holdings, LLC, which owns several entities serving as general partner of seven private investment partnerships. Mr. Goldstein is also a director of one other closed-end fund, two business development companies and a specialty finance company.

Andrew Dakos

Mr. Andrew Dakos is a President, Director of the Company. Mr. Dakos has been the President and a Director of SPE since 2009. He is also a Member of the Adviser. Mr. Dakos has over 15 years of investment management experience. He is currently a principal of Bulldog Holdings, LLC, which owns several entities serving as general partner of seven private investment partnerships. Mr. Dakos is also a director of one business development company and a specialty finance company.

Gerald Hellerman

Mr. Gerald Hellerman is a Chief Compliance Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Hellerman has been a Director of SPE since 2009 and its Chief Compliance Officer since January 2010. Mr. Hellerman has more than 40 years of financial experience, including serving as a Financial Analyst and Branch Chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as Chief Financial Analyst at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice for 17 years. He has served as a director of a number of public companies, including registered investment companies, and as a financial and corporate consultant during the period from 1993 to 2014.

Ben Harris

Mr. Ben H. Harris is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Harris has been a Director of SPE since 2009. He has extensive experience in the management of private and public entities, highly regulated entities and corporate restructurings. In addition to the Funds, Mr. Harris is currently a director of ten private companies.

Marc Lunder

Mr. Marc Lunder is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lunder has been a Director of the Fund since 2015. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry and as a private investor. Mr. Lunder is currently a private investor with experience evaluating public companies, private companies and investment funds.

Charles Walden

Mr. Charles C. Walden is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Walden has been a Director of SPE since 2009. He has over 40 years of experience in investments, including 30 years experience as a chief investment officer in the life insurance industry. He has served on the board of directors of mutual funds for over 20 years and for over 15 years an investment committee of a healthcare system and a board that oversees endowment assets of a religious diocese. Mr. Walden is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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