President and Editor-in-Chief, Sovereign Wealth Quarterly
Michael Maduell is President, Co-founder and Board Member of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI). He is Editor-in-Chief of the Sovereign Wealth Quarterly. Michael co-invented the Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index. Michael’s prolific research and SWFI’s data products have been referenced in hundreds of academic papers and respected journals, as well as appearing in prominent media outlets, such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Economist, BBC and the New York Times. He has even made television appearances on networks such as CNBC, CNN and BNN. Before co-founding the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, Michael worked in various organizations throughout the finance industry including Reuters and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). He received his Master’s in Investment Management and Financial Analysis from Saint Mary’s College and a Bachelor’s in Finance and Risk Management from California State University, Sacramento.