Managing Director, Private Investments & Real Assets, Ms. Koneru co-manages the Private Investments and Real Assets portfolios for Northwestern Universitys $6.3 billion Endowment. Ms. Koneru is responsible for all aspects of these portfolios, which includes venture capital, buyout, real estate, natural resources, and timber investments. Prior to joining Northwestern University, Ms. Koneru spent eight years, most recently as a Principal, at PPM America in Chicago and London where she made direct, co-investments and fund investments. Ms. Koneru started her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at ABN Amro. Ms. Koneru received a BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from Northwestern Universitys Kellogg School of Management.