Trevor Graham joined TIFF in 2012 and serves as a Managing Director, overseeing public equity investments across TIFF’s portfolios. Throughout his time at the firm, he has held various roles, including overseeing the hedge fund investments and select real estate investments, while also making contributions to asset allocation and overall risk management.
Before joining TIFF, Trevor held positions as Managing Director in the Office of Investments at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) and as an Investment Officer at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. During his time at NYP, he oversaw the hedge fund portfolio and led the development of a real assets investment program, while also presenting to the Investment Committee of the Board on approximately 30 occasions per year. At MoMA, he was involved in all aspects of the investment portfolio.
Prior to transitioning to endowment management, Trevor spent four years in direct investments. At Putnam he worked on a team that evaluated liftouts and buyouts of other asset managers. At Lehman Brothers he was a member of the Private Equity group focused on venture capital investments in emerging technology businesses. Trevor started his career at Lehman as the only analyst on the West Coast dedicated to technology mergers and acquisitions in 1999.
Trevor earned his BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, and his MBA from the Yale School of Management, where he was recognized as a Dean’s Scholar. He is an Advisory Board and Investment Committee member of The Trustees of Reservations, a large land conservation organization in Massachusetts. Trevor also serves as a member of TIFF’s Investment Committee.