Press Release – Public Investor 100 Rankings Released for 2018

Posted on 10/04/2018

4 October 2018
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SEATTLE, WA. – 4 October 2018 – The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) has just released its sixth annual Public Investor 100. The globally-recognized list includes the most significant and impactful public investor executives of 2018. The top 100 ranking assembles the most influential people at some of the largest sovereign funds, endowments, foundations, pensions, and central banks around the globe. SWFI editorial attempts to identify new individuals not recognized in previous lists. This new, elite list allots higher points to executives who have successfully navigated current headwinds facing asset owners.

SWFI analyzed a number of dimensions when compiling the list including innovation, funding, environmental circumstances, returns, unique programs, and initiatives undertaken.

To view the specific profiles, please view the Sovereign Wealth Quarterly.

Here it is – 2018 Rankings

1 Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak Chief Executive Officer Mubadala Investment Company United Arab Emirates
2 Mark Delaney Chief Investment Officer AustralianSuper Australia
3 Michael Latimer Chief Executive Officer Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System Canada
4 Jo Taylor Executive Managing Director, Global Development Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Canada
5 David Hunter Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer North Dakota State Investment Board United States
6 Yasir bin Othman Al-Rumayyan Managing Director Public Investment Fund Saudi Arabia
7 Tu Guangshao President and Vice Chairman China Investment Corporation China
8 John Livanas Chief Executive Officer SAS Trustee Corporation Australia
9 Angela M. Rodell Chief Executive Officer Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation United States
10 Shahmar Movsumov Chief Executive Officer State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
11 Hisae Sato Chief Investment Officer Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. Japan
12 Gerald Cartigny Chief Investment Officer MN Netherlands
13 Lincoln Webb Senior Vice President, Infrastructure & Renewable Resources British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Canada
14 Maxime Aucoin Executive Vice-President, Investment Strategies and Innovation Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Canada
15 Julio Velarde Flores President Central Reserve Bank of Peru Peru
16 Veerathai Santiprabhob Governor Bank of Thailand Thailand
17 Paul Bishop Head of Private Markets RPMI Railpen United Kingdom
18 Alia Al Tameemi Executive Director of Alternatives Kuwait Investment Authority Kuwait
19 Ravi Lambah Head, Telecom, Media & Technology, Joint Head, India Temasek Holdings Singapore
20 Mahmood Al Kooheji Chief Executive Officer Mumtalakat Holdings Bahrain
21 Brian S. O’Neil Chief Investment Officer Robert Wood Johnson Foundation United States
22 Charles Van Vleet Chief Investment Officer Textron Pension United States
23 Nguyen Thi Nhung Director, Foreign Reserves Management Division State Bank of Vietnam Vietnam
24 Sangjoon Kim Chief Operating Officer Korea Investment Corporation South Korea
25 Kiyoshi Iwashina Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer Noritz Corporate Pension Fund Japan
26 Donal Murphy Head of Infrastructure and Credit Investments Ireland Strategic Investment Fund Ireland
27 Thomas J. Jordan Governor Swiss National Bank Switzerland
28 Baljeet Kaur Grewal Managing Director, Strategy and Portfolio Investment Samruk-Kazyna JSC Kazakhstan
29 Budianto Mukasan Executive Director and Head of Reserve Management Department Bank Indonesia Indonesia
30 Kerstin Hessius Chief Executive Officer AP3 Sweden
31 Harry M. Keiley Chairman California State Teachers’ Retirement System United States
32 Stephen S. Poloz Governor Bank of Canada Canada
33 Hans Fahlin Chief Investment Officer AP2 Sweden
34 Claus Stampe Chief Investment Officer PensionDanmark Denmark
35 Abdul Salam Mohamed Abdullah Al Murshidi Chief Executive Officer Oman State General Reserve Fund Oman
36 Clara Chan Chief Investment Officer, Private Markets Hong Kong Monetary Authority Hong Kong
37 Pierre-Olivier Billard Head of Asset Allocation Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites France
38 Carl Cederberg Chief Executive Officer Church of Sweden Pension Fund Sweden
39 Catherine Ulozas Chief Investment Officer Drexel University United States
40 Khalifa Al Daboos Deputy Chief Executive Officer Investment Corporation of Dubai United Arab Emirates
41 Navid Chamdia Head of Real Estate Qatar Investment Authority Qatar
42 Christian Hyldahl Chief Executive Officer ATP Denmark
43 David Neal Chief Executive Officer Australia’s Future Fund Australia
44 Pierre Sauvagnat Member of the Investment Committee CERN Pension Fund Switzerland
45 Yoshitaka Todoroki Head, Private Equity & Infrastructure Government Pension Investment Fund, Japan Japan
46 T.J. Carlson Chief Investment Officer Texas Municipal Retirement System United States
47 Rosalind M. Hewsenian Chief Investment Officer The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust United States
48 Alec Stais Chief Investment Officer Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island United States
49 Jeremy Kranz Senior Vice President & Head, Technology Investment Group GIC Private Limited Singapore
50 Peter Federko Chief Executive Officer Saskatchewan Workers Compensation Board Canada
51 Scott L. Wilson Chief Investment Officer Washington University Investment Management Company United States
52 Thijs Coenen Managing Director Private Equity & Hedge Funds APG Asset Management Netherlands
53 Rob Roy Chief Investment Officer Adventist Health System United States
54 Magnus Billing Chief Executive Officer Alecta Sweden
55 Yong Li Managing Director, Quantitative Research and Asset Allocation Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company United States
56 Bob Maynard Chief Investment Officer Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho United States
57 Pierre-Maxime Duminil Director-General CAVAMAC-PRAGA France
58 Bryan Lewis Chief Investment Officer Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System United States
59 L. C. (Buster) Evans Executive Director Teachers Retirement System of Georgia United States
60 Hassan Al-Nabhani Chief Executive Officer Oman Investment Fund Oman
61 Deborah B. Goldberg State Treasurer Commonwealth of Massachusetts United States
62 Rubén Omar Rincón Espinoza Director of Investments PENSIONISSSTE Mexico
63 Christopher Brown President and Chief Executive Officer Alberta Local Authorities Pension Plan Corporation Canada
64 Sir Merrick Cockell Chairman London Pensions Fund Authority United Kingdom
65 Michael Dittrich Head of Finance and Administration Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt Germany
66 Alan S. Forman Director Yale Investment Office United States
67 William Proom Managing Director, Investments Maine Public Employees’ Retirement System United States
68 Aoifinn Devitt Chief Investment Officer Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago United States
69 Ian Lundy Chief Investment Officer Tasplan Super New Zealand
70 Robert J. Manilla Chief Investment Officer The Kresge Foundation United States
71 Shawn Wischmeier Chief Investment Officer Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies United States
72 John D. Morrow Deputy Executive Director, Investments and Chief Investments Officer State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio United States
73 Graeme Miller Chief Investment Officer Telstra Super Fund Australia
74 Mark Fawcett Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director National Employment Savings Trust United Kingdom
75 Anthony S. Waskiewicz Chief Investment Officer The Sisters of Mercy Health System United States
76 Anders Schelde Chief Investment Officer MP Pension Denmark
77 Dieter Lehmann Chief Investment Officer VolkswagenStiftung Germany
78 Robin Diamonte Chief Investment Officer United Technologies United States
79 N.P. (Narv) Narvekar Chief Executive Officer Harvard Management Company United States
80 Greg Milani Senior Managing Director Stanford Management Company United States
81 Michael Wyrsch Chief Investment Officer Vision Super Australia
82 Morten Kjærgaard Head of Reserve Management and Collateral National Bank of Denmark Denmark
83 Joseph E. Veeneman Senior Investment Manager IBM Retirement Funds United States
84 Sun Wencun General Manager, Investment and Assessment Department Ping An Life Insurance Company of China, Ltd. China
85 Peter Gudsell Chief Financial Officer University of Auckland New Zealand
86 Field H. Griffith Director of Real Assets Virginia Retirement System United States
87 Kimty Kormoly Deputy Director General, Head of Foreign Exchange Reserves Management Group National Bank of Cambodia Cambodia
88 Peter Pontikes Executive Vice President, Public Equities Alberta Investment Management Corporation Canada
89 Kosuke Okimori Executive Investment Director Kewpie Pension Fund Japan
90 Ben Cahyono Director of Alternative Investments Georgia Division of Investment Services United States
91 Susan Slocum Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota United States
92 Zhu Chaoyang Director, Investment Department Tsinghua University Education Foundation China
93 Eli Niepoky Investment Committee, Vice Chair Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia United States
94 Gary Dokes Chief Investment Officer Arizona Community Foundation United States
95 Stephen Sexauer Chief Investment Officer San Diego County Employees’ Retirement Association United States
96 Koenraad Van Loo Managing Director SFPI-FPIM Belgium
97 Starla Bennett Director of Public Equity New Mexico State Investment Council United States
98 Karl Scheer Chief Investment Officer University of Cincinnati United States
99 Chiragra Chakrabarty Director, Financial Market, Reserve Management Bank of Mauritius Mauritius
100 Liza Goerner Crisafi Chief Investment Officer San Diego City Employees’ Retirement Association United States

This ranking will appear in the October issue of the Sovereign Wealth Quarterly.

About SWFI
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