Lisa Fridman (MBA '04)

Lisa Fridman (MBA '04)

Lisa Fridman

Lisa Fridman is a partner and a managing director at PAAMCO. She is the global head of research and runs the firm's London office. As the chief executive of PAAMCO Europe, Ms. Fridman leads the implementation of the firm's business strategy in the EMEA region. In her role as the global head of research, she is responsible for managing PAAMCO's approach to investing. Throughout her tenure at PAAMCO, she has worked closely with institutional investors, designing bespoke portfolio solutions with a particular focus on early-stage opportunities.

Ms. Fridman is a member of PAAMCO's Investment Oversight Committee. She has also served as a voting member on the Risk Management and Strategy Allocation Committees at the firm. Ms. Fridman is on the board of PAAMCO Prisma Holdings. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and a contributor to various industry publications, including The Economist, Financial Times, HFMWeek, Institutional Investor and Investment & Pensions Europe.

Ms. Fridman is an active participant in the industry associations. She serves on the London Board of 100 Women in Finance and is a member of the AIMA's Investor Steering Committee. She was named to the Financial News 100 Influential Women list in 2016, 2015 and 2014; included in the 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds 2013 list; published by the Hedge Fund Journal and Ernst & Young LLP; and recognized among the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Hedge Funds by the Financial News in 2012 .

Ms. Fridman received her MBA from UCLA Anderson, where she was awarded a dean's fellowship. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in business economics from UCLA. She is a CFA charter holder and has received a C.Q.F. designation.

Ms. Fridman enjoys playing piano, exploring the London theater scene and traveling.

PAAMCO is a leading institutional investment firm dedicated to offering alternative investment solutions to the world's preeminent investors. Since its founding in 2000, PAAMCO has focused on investing on behalf of its clients while striving to raise the standard for industry-wide best practices.