Jay Willoughby, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of TIFF Investment Management and the chair of TIFF’s Investment Committee. He crafts investment strategy and manages portfolios to allow members of any size to harness the full power of the endowment model and active management, helping them to support their missions now and in perpetuity. He has held this role since 2015.
Jay developed his fundamental belief in the power of equities to drive long-term returns during his four years as Chief Investment Officer of the $50 billion Alaska Permanent Fund, his tenure as Co-Managing Partner at Ironbound Capital Management, and his near-decade at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where his roles included serving as CIO of the Private Investors Group and Head of Research for Equity Funds.
He holds a BA in Biology from Pomona College and an MBA from Columbia University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst® and member of the CFA Institute. Jay also serves on the TIFF Advisory Services (TAS) Board and the board of American Homes 4 Rent, a real estate investment trust.