Positioning Against 'Conventional Wisdom' | CIO Al Hemmingsen, Parkland Management Co. | Exclusive Q&A, Part 1
Al Hemmingsen is the chief investment officer at Parkland Management Company, a single-family investment office based in Cleveland, Ohio. In part one of this interview, Hemmingsen emphasizes the importance of institutional investment advantages, why Parkland is less focused on direct investments and why investors should be skeptical of "conventional wisdom."
Family Office CIO Role 'Is Rapidly Evolving': Brendan MacMillan, Akkad Capital Partners | Exclusive Q&A
Brendan MacMillan is chief investment officer at Akkad Capital Partners, a single-family office based in New York. In this interview, MacMillan discusses why risk management is the integral component to family office investing and how family offices pioneer new strategies that are later adopted by other institution types.
The Intersection Of Family Wealth Management And Philanthropy | Exclusive Q&A With Susan Lee, Eli Broad Foundations
Susan Yun Lee is the managing director of investments at the Los Angeles-based Broad Foundations and Eli Broad's family office. She manages the foundations' $2 billion investment portfolio, as well as the Broad family assets. In this interview, the seasoned private equity investor discusses her outlook for private markets investing and how that translates into the Eli Broad Foundation portfolios and family assets.
The Young Spirit Of Hong Kong's Wealthiest Family Office | 7 Qs With Chris Lai, Investor At Horizons Ventures
Chris Lai is an investor at Horizons Ventures, a Hong Kong-based private investment firm backed by Hong Kong business tycoon Li Ka Shing. Lai manages the consumer and retail technologies portfolio for Horizons. A global investor, Lai has led more than 40 investment in the U.S., Canada, Israel, France and China. He sits on board of directors for many of his portfolio companies. Lai was recently named on Trusted Insight's 2017 Top 30 Family Office Rising Stars.
Clark Cheng is the chief investment officer at Merrimac, a private investment firm based in Stamford, Connecticut primarily investing in hedge funds. Prior to Merrimac, Cheng was a hedge fund manager HSBC’s Alternative Investment Group. Cheng was named on Trusted Insight’s 2016 Top 30 Family Office Investors. His interview is divided into two parts. In part one, he discusses how his academic background in psychology informed his decision-making as an investor and why he believes understanding human behavior is essential in any career. He also shares views on innovative investment products and why he thinks some can be problematic.
Investing In The Era Of 'Cloud' | Exclusive Q&A With Nick Adams, Managing Director At AME Cloud Ventures
<p dir="ltr">Nick Adams has been managing director at AME Cloud Ventures since 2012 after spending five years in the two powerhouses of Asia -- India then China. Previously, he was the director for international business development at Edward Tian’s Cloud Valley. Adams holds a M.Eng in electronic and electrical engineer from Imperial College. Adams was recently named on Trusted Insight's Top 30 Family-Backed VC Investors.</p>
<p dir="ltr">Trusted Insight is pleased to announce the publication of Inside The World’s Top Institutional Investment Offices: Conversations With 80 Institutional Investors, a book written by Trusted Insight staff and forwarded by tenured endowment investor Lawrence E. Kochard, CEO and chief investment officer of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company</p>
Trusted Insight asked dozens of CIOs for the secret to success and what junior investors should know to one day hold ultimate investment authority at a multi-billion-dollar institution. Presenting the valuable lessons that helped ambitious investors ascend to the role of chief investment officer: