Laurence B. Siegel Director of Policy Research in the Ford Foundation
Laurence B. Siegel is director of policy research in the Investment Division of The Ford Foundation in New York , where he has worked since 1994. Before that, he was a managing director of Ibbotson Associates, an investment consulting firm that he helped to establish in 1979. Mr. Siegel chairs the investment committee of the Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe and serves on the investment committee of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He also advises the boards or investment committees of numerous other organizations, and was a trustee of Oberweis Emerging Growth Fund. Larry is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Portfolio Management, the AIMR Research Foundation, and the Journal of Investing; was the founding editor of Investment Policy Magazine; and is a member of the program committee of the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (the Q Group). He has published over 75 articles and book chapters, and his first book, Benchmarks and Investment Management, was published as an AIMR Research Monograph in 2003.
Larry received his BA in urban studies from the University of Chicago in 1975, and his MBA in finance from the same institution in 1977.