CIO, Seven Bridges Advisors
Ram Lee is Partner, President and Chief Investment Officer of Seven Bridges, a $6.8 Billion outsourced investment office for institutional investors and families based in New York City. He joined Seven Bridges in 2013 to help lead the firm and investment team. Prior to Seven Bridges, he served as Managing Director at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute endowment. In his role at HHMI, Ram invested its $15+ billion endowment across all asset categories: equities, credit, hedge fund strategies, real estate and private equity funds, including an extensive co-investment program. In addition to sourcing and vetting managers, Ram was the Portfolio Manager for internal macro tail risk strategies and an internal long-only equity strategy. He initiated, traded, and managed positions in equities, currencies, credit default swaps and other credit-related securities. Ram also served as the macro strategist for the HHMI Investment Committee.
Previously, Ram was Director of Investments at the University of Pennsylvania Investment Office. In 2004, he was tapped to join the UPenn CIO to manage the HHMI endowment. Prior to business school, Ram worked for non-profits and NGOs with field work in Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Peru.
Ram Lee earned a B.A. in the Honors Program at Swarthmore College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Yale University. He has served on the Investment Committee for the NFL Players Association since 2012.