Co-Founder & Managing Director
Judith Posnikoff, PhD is one of the founders of and a managing director at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Co., LLC, a global institutional fund-of-hedge funds firm based in Irvine, California and established in 2000. As chair of the firm's Investment Oversight Committee, Judy is involved in all stages of the investment process. She additionally oversees the firm's client and marketing efforts in the Asia-Pacific region. Judy is a member of the founding board of directors of the Association of Women in Alternative Investing (AWAI) and is on the board of the CAIA Foundation. Judy is also on the scholarship committee of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Institute.
Judy has numerous publications in the area of alternative investments and held the position of adjunct faculty member at the University of California, Irvine. She holds a B.S. in Administrative studies, MBA, M.A. in Financial Economics and Ph.D. in Financial and Managerial Economics from the University of California, Riverside.