Advisory Boards

Advisory Boards At-a-Glance

AIF’s Advisory Board shapes its content and determines its membership.

The Board has been chaired by Harvard Business School Professor of Investment Banking Josh Lerner since its creation in 2009. It consists of five sub-Boards: Investor, Consultant, Academic, Trustee, and Insurance.
Josh Lerner

AIF Advisory Board Chair

Josh Lerner

Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking
Harvard Business School

Investor Board Co-Chair

TJ Carlson

CIO
Missouri State Employees' Retirement System

Investor Board Co-Chair

Elena Manola-Bonthond

CIO
CERN Pension Fund
Andrew Palmer

Investor Board Co-Chair

Andrew Palmer

CIO
Maryland State Retirement and Pension System
Pete Keliuotis

Consultant Board Chair

Pete Keliuotis

Executive Vice President and Head of Alternatives Consulting
Callan
Josh Lerner

Academic Board Chair

Josh Lerner

Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking
Harvard Business School

Insurance Board Co-Chair

Edward Lewis

Senior Managing Director and Head of Alternative Investments
Cigna Investment Management
Martha Leiper

Insurance Board Co-Chair

Martha Leiper

Executive Vice President and CIO
Unum
Ken Frier

Trustee Board Co-Chair

Ken Frier

Member, Board of Trustees, Investment Advisory Group
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Trustee Board Co-Chair

J. David Heller

Trustee
Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund