AIF Institute

AIF Institute Fellows

The AIF Institute is pleased to announce its Fellows Program, which features global thought leaders in their respective industries as subject matter experts to contribute to the education and mission of the Institute and the respective Centers of Excellence. The Fellows Program is chaired by two senior fellows. Fellows are reviewed by the Institute Center Board(s), AIF Institute Fellows and Co-Chairs, and AIF Leadership.

Senior AIF Institute Fellow Co-Chairs

Ash Williams

Ash Williams

Executive Director and CIO, Retired
Florida State Board of Administration
Former Investor Board Chair
AIF Global
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Sharmila Kassam

Head of Nasdaq Asset Owners Solutions
Former Deputy CIO
Employees Retirement System of Texas

AIF Institute Fellows

Marianne Dwight
Center for ESG and Sustainable Investing

Marianne Dwight

Advisor
Strategic Insight Group
Former General Counsel and Investment Committee Member
Texas Treasury Safekeeping Company
John D'Agostino
Center for Financial Innovation

John D'Agostino

Senior Advisor
Coinbase
Adjunct Lecturer
INSEAD, MIT, and Columbia University
Center for Insurance Investing

Ferdinand Seibert

Executive Director
Zurich Insurance Group
Andrew Sawyer
Center for Private Capital Investing

Andrew Sawyer

Former CIO
Maine Public Employees Retirement System
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Center for Private Capital Investing

Larry Schloss

Former CIO
New York City Retirement System
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Center for Private Capital Investing

Sheryl Schwartz

CIO
Alti Financial
Former Managing Director, Alternative Investments
TIAA-CREF
Edward Toy
Center for Insurance Investing

Edward Toy

Investment Specialist, Practice Lead—Investments
Risk & Regulatory Consulting
Former Senior Technical Policy Advisor
National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
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Center for Private Capital Investing

Tom Tull

Former CIO
Employees’ Retirement System of Texas