Will McLean, who has spent his entire career investing at three nonprofit institutions, became Northwesterns CIO in January 2002. He credits the institutions investment committee, his team and top-performing asset managers for his success.
On manager selection and retention
We push ourselves to make the hurdle higher, whether its qualitative evaluation or return expectation.
On his investment strategy
Weve been adding uncorrelated strategies to try to diversify away from our equity exposure.
On the uncertainty among investors
It makes us nervous because theres something about it that just doesnt feel right.