Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Matarin Capital,
Nili Gilbert is Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Matarin Capital, with responsibility for hedge fund and long-only equity strategies. Like all of the team members at Matarin, Nili is deeply passionate about the firm and about investing – her life’s work. Since the firm’s inception, Matarin has been recognized as a performance leader by PSN and by eVestment Alliance/Emerging Manager Monthly, and as a thought leader, with its research cited in media outlets such as CNBC, Barron’s and The Wall Street Journal. In 2011, Matarin was a proud inaugural winner of the Toigo Foundation’s Bridge to Business award.
Prior to founding Matarin, Nili was Senior Director and Senior Research Analyst at Invesco, working in both New York City and Frankfurt, Germany, with responsibility for development of the firm’s global multi-asset models. Additional experience includes roles at Morgan Stanley and the Synergos Institute.
Nili received her BA from Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude with a Special Concentration in Economics and Social Studies, and her MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School, where she was a Toigo Fellow. Nili is both a CFA and CAIA Charterholder, and was honored by 100 Women in Hedge Funds as a 2013 Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Scholar.
She is a Board Member of Synergos Institute, and Chairwoman of the Board’s Finance and Investment Committees. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Term Member Advisory Council and on the Advisory Council of Winning Play$, which provides financial literacy education. She is also a member of the Economic Club of New York, and speaks both German and French with proficiency.