Nov 30, 2023
Episode #39 – the Diverse and Competitive Interests of Elizabeth Burton – History, Economics, Math, Politics, Solving Problems, and Ice Skating.
You most likely have seen this episode’s guest on CNBC and Bloomberg or followed her insights in various industry publications. Elizabeth Burton is currently a Managing Director and Client Investment Strategist at Goldman Sachs, where she advises institutional clients on their investment strategy. Previously, she was CIO of the Employees’ Retirement System of Hawaii, where she oversaw $19 billion in pension assets. Prior to joining Hawaii, Elizabeth served as Managing Director of the Quantitative Strategies Group at the Maryland State Retirement Agency. Her background also includes owning a strategic advisory practice, serving as a senior economist, consultant, and holding roles with a fund of hedge funds.
Elizabeth received her bachelor's degree in political science and French, from Washington and Lee University, and her MBA in Finance, Econometrics & Statistics from the University of Chicago. She earned the CAIA designation and has been recognized for her work by CIO Magazine. On today’s episode, she shares more about her diverse background, mostly tied to a passion for solving problems, importance of networking, and advice for young women entering our industry.