UTIMCO manages approximately USD 42 billion on behalf of the University of Texas System. Susan Chen heads UTIMCO’s global public equity investments team. Prior to UTIMCO, she worked as a portfolio manager and analyst at a $5 billion alternative investment firm investing in distressed debt, event-driven equity, private debt, and special assets. Previously, Susan worked in the corporate planning department of The Washington Post Company, on the risk arbitrage research team at Bear Stearns, and in investment banking at Merrill Lynch. She received an MBA and JD, cum laude, from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, respectively, and an AB in economics, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Harvard College.