David Barrett Partners continues to be active in senior investment and wealth management leadership hires.
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Blackstone Group announced that Raymond Chan joined the Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) division as Managing Director on the portfolio management and investment research team. In this role, Chan will manage the division's $10.5 billion registered funds platform, which covers liquid, open-end, and closed-end funds. Regarding his hiring, BAAM Senior Managing Director and Co-CIO Gideon Berger noted, "Ray is a critical hire as we continue to extract the very best alternative exposures for our registered funds." Chan spent the past 15 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he most recently served as Managing Director, Global Portfolio Solutions.Details in FundFire September 11, 2019
Kamehameha Schools named Tim Donohue as its new Chief Investment Officer where he will oversee the school system's $8.2 billion endowment. Donohue will join Honolulu-based Kamehameha on October 21st from Columbia University's endowment, where he has served as Chief Investment Officer since 2016. David Barrett Partners facilitated the CIO search on behalf of Kamehameha Schools.Details in Institutional Investor September 10, 2019
The University of Cambridge has named Tilly Franklin as its new Chief Investment Officer. Franklin is an alumna of the University and joins from Alta Advisers, a London-based investment advisory firm and family office, where she served as Director of Investments and Head of Private Equity. As Chief Investment Officer, Franklin will be responsible for managing the University’s £3.2 billion Endowment Fund, which supports academic and research activities at Cambridge.Details in Jesus College Cambridge Press Release August 8, 2019
Amherst College has named Letitia Johnson as its new Chief Investment Officer, effective Sept. 9, 2019. In this role, Johnson will be responsible for the management of the College's $2.9 billion long-term investment pool consisting of endowments of Amherst College; the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C.; and other college reserves and will report to Chief Financial and Administrative Officer Kevin Weinman. Johnson joins from Cambridge Associates, where she most recently served as managing director and Endowment & Foundation Team lead. David Barrett Partners facilitated the CIO search on behalf of Amherst College.Details in Amherst College Press Release August 1, 2019