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Speaker's Biography

Jagdeep Singh Bachher

Chief Investment Officer and Vice President of Investments, University of California


Jagdeep Singh Bachher, chief investment officer and vice president of investments , is responsible for managing approximately $103 billion across the UC Endowment, Pension, Retirement Savings, and Working Capital programs. He reports directly to the Board of Regents on investment matters and the chief financial officer on administrative issues related to managing a group of more than 50 investment professionals and staff. Before joining the UC system, Bachher was an executive vice president of Venture and Innovation for Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo), one of Canada's largest and most diversified investment fund managers. In addition, he served as the corporation's deputy chief investment officer and chief operating officer. Dr. Bachher received his Ph.D. and M.A.Sc. degrees in management sciences and B.A.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from University of Waterloo. He has been a champion for change in the investment business and gained an international reputation as an innovator.


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