Scott Wilson Discusses Washington University's Long-Term Performance Challenges (& Opportunities) | Chief Investment Officer | Q&A
Scott Wilson is the chief investment officer at Washington University Investment Management Company. Previously, he served as CIO at Grinnell College where he managed the investment strategy for the $2 billion endowment. In this interview, he discusses the significant changes in WashU's investment team and strategy; their decade long approach in getting more exposure to private equity and venture capital; and why they're investing in places where capital is scarce.
Oklahoma State University Foundation's Evolution To An In-House Investment Office | Ryan Tidwell, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A
Ryan Tidwell is the chief investment officer at the Oklahoma State University Foundation (OSUF), where he leads and empowers a team of eight. In this interview, he discusses the transition from a consultant-driven process to a fully resourced in-house investment office, how they achieved a top quartile track record over the last 3-5 years, and why other small institutions should focus on building out their investment office.
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Several pensions and endowments announced shifts in leadership in January. Senior investment professionals moved to other institutions, and interim executives were named. Here are the top institutional investment moves in January:
Several endowments, pensions and foundations announced shifts in leadership in November. Senior investment professionals moved to other institutions, and an asset manager named changes to its executive staff due to disappointing returns. Here are the top institutional investment moves in November:
The University of Virginia Investment Management Company, or UVIMCO, will soon lose its longtime chief investment officer. Trusted Insight tapped its global network of institutional investors to identify eight candidates qualified to assume the role.
In October, an endowment and two pension funds appointed new leaders to manage billions of dollars in assets. Senior investment professionals moved to other institutions, and an alternatives asset manager named changes to its executive staff. Here are the top institutional investment moves in October:
The Berkeley Endowment Management Company, or BEMCO, announced David McAuliffe as its new president and chief investment officer. McAuliffe, a former senior investment officer at the University of Washington Investment Management Company, will oversee the UC Berkeley Foundation endowment, which is currently valued at $1.8 billion, according to a press release by the UC Berkeley Foundation.
Lawrence Kochard, 61, who oversaw the University of Virginia’s $8.6 billion fund for seven years, joins Makena in January, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Kochard replaces Luke Proskine, a managing director who remains with Makena as director of investment strategy, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.