Michael Peltz oversees all editorial operations, including Institutional Investor's print and digital properties. From July 2009 to July 2011, he was Executive Editor, responsible for overseeing the editorial content of Institutional Investor's Americas edition. Prior to that he was Editor of Institutional Investor's Alpha, a leading magazine dedicated to covering the hedge fund industry. During his two decades as a financial journalist, Michael has closely followed Wall Street, asset management, hedge funds and other alternative investments, derivatives and trading. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he has also worked at Worth and Bloomberg Markets magazines. Follow him on Twitter at @mppeltz.
|INTERNATIONAL EDITOR |
Tom Buerkle has spent more than 20 years in Europe covering finance, economics and politics for Institutional Investor, and previously for the International Herald Tribune and Dow Jones. He writes frequently on banking, regulation and economic policymaking. Follow Tom on Twitter at @tombuerkle.
|RESEARCH DIRECTOR |
Thomas W. Johnson is responsible for the editorial presentation of the company's world-renowned research and rankings, including The All-America Research Team. Previously he was editor-in-chief of Financial Planning and executive editor of On Wall Street magazines. Before that he was a reporter and editor at the New Jersey News Tribune and the Bucks County (Pa.) Courier Times. His work has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association and the Philadelphia Press Association. Find him on Twitter at @tjohnson_NYC.
|ART DIRECTOR |
Nathan Sinclair is art director of Institutional Investor, as well as Absolute Return and Institutional Investor's Alpha magazines. He has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers, the Advertising & Design Club of Canada and American Society of Business Publication Editors for excellence in magazine design. He has previously worked on the design of Ski and Maclean's magazines. Follow Nathan on Twitter at @nsinclair55.
Kalina Mazur manages the content creation process across all platforms (digital, mobile, print and video). She works closely with the editors, writers, art team and production staff in packaging content to maximize its impact across the various platforms. Prior to joining Institutional Investor in June 2013, Kalina worked at Inc. magazine as the assistant managing editor and eventually as a senior producer for its website. She began her magazine publishing career at Food & Wine and has an M.S. in Publishing and a B.A. in Journalism, with minors in Computer Applications and Economics, from New York University. She currently lives in Brooklyn and tweets from @kalinamazur.
|LONDON BUREAU |
Loch Adamson is the London Bureau Chief of Institutional Investor. She joined the magazine seven years ago and has spent the past five years based in the U.K., primarily covering the asset management industry and pan-European regulatory issues for the magazine. Prior to joining Institutional Investor, Ms. Adamson spent five years writing for Worth magazine and was named the 2011 Donald W. Reynolds Nieman Fellow in Business Journalism at Harvard University. Find Loch on Twitter at @LochAdamson.
|ASIA BUREAU |
Allen T. Cheng is the Asia Bureau Chief of Institutional Investor and Editor of IIChina.com, Institutional Investor's Chinese language service that caters to Chinese investors globally. Cheng has more than 24 years of journalism experience covering business, finance and politics in the U.S. and Asia. Prior to joining Institutional Investor, he was Bloomberg News' China political correspondent based in Beijing. Over the course of his career, he has worked for several Fortune 500 media companies, including Gannett Co., publisher of USA Today, and Time Warner Inc. He is the co-author of a major magazine package on global sovereign wealth funds, which won first place for magazine investigative journalism in the 2009 U.S. Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Club Awards. Follow Allen on Twitter at @acheng87.
|SENIOR WRITERS |
Frances Denmark has been a senior writer at Institutional Investor and Institutional Investor's Alpha since June 2007. Prior to that she was a contributing writer for II publications as well as for Plan Sponsor, Wall Street & Technology, Bloomberg Wealth Manager and Trader Monthly. With a primary focus on "mission-based" investors of pension and retirement plans, endowments, and foundations, Fran also covers a range of subjects from asset management to financial technology and tweets from @francesdenmark. With an M.B.A. from Pace University and an M.S.W. from New York University, Fran has worked in corporate training and development, financial conference programming and clinical social work.
| Imogen Rose-Smith is a senior writer with Institutional Investor, covering asset management, alternative investments and the capital markets. Between December 2005 and the summer of 2009, Imogen was a staff writer for Alpha, Institutional Investor's hedge fund publication. Prior to joining Institutional Investor she worked as an associate editor for Trader Monthly. Imogen began her journalism career at Money Management Letter, an Institutional Investor News publication covering the defined benefit pension industry. Follow Imogen on Twitter at @ImogenNYC.|
| Julie Segal is a senior writer for Institutional Investor and has been a contributor to the magazine since 2006. She covers investment management, including institutional managers, retail mutual fund houses, wealth management, retirement, hedge funds and private equity. Before joining the magazine, Julie was an executive editor, managing editor and a writer for various publications in Institutional Investor's newsletter division. Julie founded II's first publication devoted to financial operations and technology in the mid-1990s, and also was instrumental in shaping II's online strategy. Julie lives in New Jersey and tweets from @julie_segal.|
|Aaron Timms joined Institutional Investor as a senior writer covering emerging markets in March 2013; he also writes about financial technology, banking, alternatives and financial regulation. Before joining the magazine, Aaron was an associate in the emerging markets research group at JP Morgan in New York, as well as a lawyer and journalist in his native Australia. He has written for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, The Daily Beast and Salon. Follow Aaron on Twitter at @aarontimms.|
|DEPUTY ART DIRECTOR |
Diana Panfil is deputy art director of Institutional Investor, Absolute Return and Institutional Investor's Alpha magazines. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers and the American Society of Business Press Editors. She has previously designed for a variety of publications including The New York Times and Psychology Today. Diana currently resides in Manhattan.
Anne Szustek is responsible for Institutional Investor's online articles and team of Web writers. Before joining II in September 2013, she was the deputy editor of Benchmark Litigation, part of Euromoney Institutional Investors Legal Media Group, where she launched its awards series, social media channels and spin-off publication, Top 250 Women in Litigation. Earlier, Anne was the main business writer for online startup findingDulcinea.com and covered emerging markets at Oxford Business Group in Istanbul. Anne's writing has appeared in the New York Times The Local blog, Refinery29 and the Fiscal Times. She holds A.B. and A.M. degrees from the University of Chicago. Follow her on Twitter at @the59thStBridge.
Ben Baris writes and edits print and web content for Institutional Investor and Institutional Investor's Alpha. He helps manage the editorial team and the production of the website. He graduated from Emory University in 2011 with a degree in economics. Prior to joining II, he worked in investor relations and wealth management. He currently lives in Manahattan and tweets from @bbaris8.
|EDITORIAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT|
Georgina Hurst joined Institutional Investor in July 2013, kicking off her career in finance journalism. She contributes to Institutional Investor and Institutional Investors Alpha magazines, both in print and on the Web. In addition to writing for the magazines, Georgina assists in the production of the websites and conducts fundamental research that supports the Research & Rankings channels of the two publications. She graduated from Colby College in 2013 with a degree in International Studies and International Economic Policy. Follow Georgina on Twitter at @GHurst_IIMag.
|SENIOR CONTRIBUTING EDITORS|
Jeffrey Kutler is editor-in-chief of Risk Professional magazine, the flagship publication of the Jersey City, New Jerseybased Global Association of Risk Professionals. He joined GARP in December 2008 from Institutional Investor, where he served as assistant managing editor, focusing primarily on banking and technology, from 2000 to 2005, and as U.S. editor from 2007 to 2008. Between those stints, Kutler was editor-in-chief of the weekly Securities Industry News. Before 2000, he worked for about 20 years for the daily newspaper American Banker and some of its affiliates, rising to the position of executive editor. He is a contributor to Institutional Investor's technology and risk management coverage.
|Nick Rockel edits the Opening and Capital sections of Institutional Investor. Based in Vancouver, Nick is a former editor-in-chief of Vancouver magazine and spent several years as articles editor of the Georgia Straight, Canada's largest weekly newspaper. His writing appears in a wide range of North American publications. Nick has a B.A. in English and classical literature from McGill University, where his academic awards included the Henry Chapman Medal in classics. |
|SENIOR CONTRIBUTING WRITER|
Stephen Taub has been a financial/business journalist for more than 30 years. He is a senior contributing editor of Institutional Investor magazine and a contributing editor of Institutional Investor's Alpha . He was previously V.P. of content for cfo.com, editor of individualinvestor.com and editor-in-chief of Financial World magazine. Follow him on Twitter at @stephentaub.