AIF is an independent economic think tank focusing on institutional investment policy. Its mission is to foster the exchange of best ideas, practices and information among institutional asset owners globally to help them achieve their investment objectives.

AIF collaboration with NIPF, CIO panel
AIF collaborates with NIPF to offer the nation's only certificate in public treasury management

The NIPF will hold its third-consecutive CPTM program July 14–17, 2019, bringing together more than 250 state treasurers, CIOs, academics, and public-treasury professionals for a four-day, intense financial curriculum…

AIF's Women Investor Initiatives Highlighted in Industry White Paper: Realizing the Return of Gender Diversity

AIF collaborates with KPMG on its sixth annual research report on advancing women in alternative investments

“Consistent with AIF’s mission, a primary component of our approach globally is to conduct women investors’ forums and integrate women investors’ sessions into the larger investment curriculum. By bringing together…

AIF Annual Meeting keynote fireside chat - Wilbur Ross

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Provides Keynote at AIF Annual Meeting

Ross discusses federal initiatives affecting institutional investing including tax reform legislation

AIF began the 2018 year with its Annual Meeting, featuring a full day of structured roundtable and educational asset class sessions, including an investor deep-dive session, led by Harvard Business School Professor of Investment Banking, Josh Lerner.

AIF Institute. Bringing customized education to institutional investors globally

Introducing a new horizon in customized investor education

The AIF Institute leads multi-faceted educational initiatives, collaborating with the world’s most-respected academics, thought leaders, and private-sector contributors.

AIF Advisory Boards

AIF’s content and membership are determined by AIF’s four advisory boards, which consist of more than 100 of the world’s most influential investment thought leaders.

Advisory Board Chair

Josh Lerner, Ph.D., Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School
Investor Board

Ash Williams (Chair)
Executive Director and CIO
Florida State Board of Administration

Andrew Sawyer (Vice Chair), CIO
Maine Public Employees Retirement System

Consultant Board

Pete Keliuotis (Chair)
Senior Managing Director
Cliffwater LLC 

Academic Board

Josh Lerner, Ph.D. (Chair)
Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking
Harvard Business School

Trustee Board

J. David Heller (Chair)
Trustee
Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund