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For 50 years, Institutional Investor has consistently distinguished itself among the world's foremost financial publications with ground-breaking journalism and incisive writing that provides must-read intelligence for a global audience. This award-winning magazine is essential reading for the world's leading financiers, corporate executives and government officials, who rely on the breadth and depth of coverage that have made Institutional Investor such a premier publication.

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Kip McDanielKristopher (Kip) McDaniel is the chief content officer and group editorial director for Institutional Investor. He was formerly the founding editor of Chief Investment Officer magazine. In 2016, Kip was named the McAllister Editorial Fellow for the Medill Magazine Project at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Before launching CIO in 2009, Kip rowed for the Canadian National Rowing Team from 2005 until 2008, where he won two bronze medals at the World Rowing Championships (2005 and 2007). Kip has government and land economy degrees from Harvard University (2004) and Cambridge University (2007), and originally hails from Vancouver Island, Canada. He now resides in New York City and Bow, New Hampshire.
Mimi Chiahemen 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. Mimi joins II from Feature Story News, an independent news agency, where she was a broadcast reporter on all things New York City. A native French speaker, with dual citizenship from Kenya and Nigeria, Mimi has a widely international, and varied background. She’s worked for CNBC Africa in South Africa, several film festivals in Vancouver, and produced documentaries with a number of New York ‘s independent filmmakers. She holds a Master’s in Media, Culture, and Communication from NYU. Follow her on Twitter at @mimi_chia.
Amanda CantrellAmanda Cantrell edits the daily news and opinion articles for Institutional Investor and also serves as the deputy editor of Alpha, Institutional Investor's hedge fund publication. She has covered hedge funds for more than a decade, chronicling the industry's explosive growth from a cottage industry to one of the most widely followed segments of the capital markets. Amanda has appeared as a commentator on hedge funds on CNBC's Squawk Box, the Today Show, and ABC World News This Morning and has also contributed freelance articles to a variety of publications including the New York Times. She holds a master's degree in journalism from New York University, where she has also worked as an adjunct professor of journalism.
Christine Idzelis is the news and opinion editor for Institutional Investor. She previously reported on wealth management, credit markets and private equity for Crain’s Investment News, Bloomberg and The Deal. Christine got her start in financial journalism in New York as a newsletter reporter at Institutional Investor. Before that, she taught English as a foreign language to business professionals in Dresden, Germany and Grenoble, France. She earned a degree in philosophy and political science from Boston College. Follow her on Twitter at @cidzelis.
Leanna Orr is the Global Content Director at Institutional Investor Networks. Follow her on Twitter at @LeannaO.
Joe McGrath is the London Bureau Chief for Institutional Investor. He previously worked for the Financial Times and Dow Jones and has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Daily Telegraph, Financial News and The London Times. He has been a guest commentator on Sky News and Al Jazeera and was editor of a buy-side trading magazine. Joe is a keen track and field athlete, competing in pole vault and decathlon. Follow him on Twitter at @Biz_Hack.
Allen T. ChengAllen T. Cheng is the Asia Bureau Chief of Institutional Investor and Editor of IIChina.comInstitutional 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.
Imogen Rose-Smith 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 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.
Rachel LowryRachel Lowry is the assistant managing editor at Institutional Investor, where she handles content production across platforms. Prior to joining Institutional Investor in November 2016, she worked as a reporter for TIME Inc. and also at Graphis and Deseret News. Rachel is a Columbia Journalism School alum. Follow her on Twitter at @rachelllowry or check out her work at
 Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson joined Institutional Investor as creative director in December 2015 and oversees the art and design direction of the publication both in print and online. Previous to his time at II he worked as art director at Foreign Policy and as creative and production director at the New York Observer. He started his journalism career as a reporter and editor for a group of small community papers in Portland, Oregon.  Follow him on Twitter at @edxjohnson
Diana Panfil is video director and deputy art director of Institutional Investor. 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.
Jeffrey Kutler Jeffrey Kutler is editor-in-chief of Risk Professional magazine, the flagship publication of the Jersey City, New Jersey–based 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.
Stephen Taub 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, editor of and editor-in-chief of Financial World magazine. Follow him on Twitter at @stephentaub.
Sheila Dang is a staff writer for Institutional Investor. Follow her on Twitter at @Sheila_Dang.
Alicia McElhaney is a staff writer for Institutional Investor. Follow her on Twitter at @AliciaMcElhaney.
Illustrations by Lina Chen