Rick Slocum is the chief investment officer at Harvard Management Company. Previously, he served as CIO of The Johnson Company, a large single-family office based in New York City. In this role, he was responsible for building the portfolio, investment team, and asset allocation framework. He was also responsible for both private equity and portfolio management at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Prior to The Johnson Company, he held the position of Senior Director at the Office of Investments at the University of Pennsylvania. He began his career as a private placement specialist at three different banks in New York City, responsible for structuring private credit and private equity as well as performing fundamental analysis for both credit and equity. Slocum holds a BS and MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a member of Chatham House.