Inside Caltech's 'Investment Office' During A Global Pandemic | Scott Richland, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A
Scott Richland has served as chief investment officer of the California Institute of Technology's (Caltech) investment office since September 2010. In this interview, he discusses the many things that separate Caltech from its research-centric peers; his biggest task when joining Caltech to his current focus on navigating the investment office through a global pandemic; and how having a tenured team has benefited them greatly.
How are endowment and foundation investors repositioning their portfolios and approaches to private markets? How has the ongoing pandemic caused a shift or impact to their overall investment strategy? We are excited to have these thought-leading chief investment officers help answer these questions and more at Trusted Insight's Digital Conference.
The U.S. has launched investigations into Harvard and Yale universities over suspicions they received undisclosed funds from foreign countries, including Saudi Arabia and China.
Why The Rockefeller University Favors Active Management, Diversification | Thomas Lenehan, Deputy Chief Investment Officer | Q&A
Thomas Lenehan is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of The Rockefeller University, where he helps manage the University's $2.3 billion endowment. In this interview, he discussed how he and CIO Amy Falls built the investment office from scratch; how they are steadily increasing allocation to venture; and his perspective on transitioning from a general partner role to the limited partner side.
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.
Harvard University is committing more capital to a strategy that backs plaintiffs in commercial disputes, delivering robust uncorrelated returns.
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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: