Brad Calder joined TIFF in 2015 and is a senior member of the investment team. He helps manage all aspects of the marketable portfolios and has led investments across global equity, real estate, and crypto. Brad’s favorite aspects of his job include the search for outstanding investors globally and TIFF’s willingness to practice value investing by judiciously deploying capital counter-cyclically. Brad participates in the Valuation Committee and Disclosures Committee at TIFF and considers himself fortunate to have a career that is equal parts profit-seeking and mission-driven.
Prior to joining TIFF, Brad was a generalist investor working across all asset classes at The Wallace Foundation and Lepercq, de Neuflize & Co., a single-family office. Before working in finance, he taught second, fifth, and sixth-grade English at a public primary school in Shenzhen, China and ran an education consulting business. Brad graduated from the University of Rochester with dual degrees in Economics and Philosophy (highest distinction) and completed his TEFL certificate at Peking University.