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Fresh Talent at the World's Largest Asset Owners
If there is a business that matched a Democratic caricature of Republican Party caucus nights—aged, serious, grey, and wondering how they’ll pay for retirement—pension and nonprofit investment management, by and large, is it. Now, imagine the exact opposite of that. Got it? That’s this list: Forty young, vibrant, and ambitious pension, sovereign wealth, insurance, foundation, and endowment investment managers (mostly) under the age of 40. Unsurprisingly, the people on our list—now officially dubbed members of the 40 Under 40—encompass a plethora of personality types, career stages, and histories. We have The Establishment, those members who have already reached the pinnacle of some of the world’s most sophisticated funds. We have The Transplants, those that meandered from other businesses into the asset-owner space. Among others, we have Generation Y, The Polymaths, and the American Public Plan All-Stars, all groups that highlight different methods, routes, and versions of young success. Which are the most interesting? Like either Party’s caucuses, read on—and judge for yourself.