Tulane University Investment Management Office
Richard Chau is a Director in the Tulane University Investment Management Office. Prior to Tulane, he was a Vice President in Bessemer Trust's Private Equity Funds Group in New York, where he helped manage a multi-billion dollar global private equity portfolio. Prior to Bessemer Trust, Richard was a member of the investment team at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, focused on the private equity portfolio. His previous experience also includes investment banking in the mergers and acquisitions group at Houlihan Lokey. Earlier in his career, he was a Senior Consulting Associate at Cambridge Associates in Boston. Richard has a BA in Economics and Chinese from Williams College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Tulane University was founded in 1834 in New Orleans, LA. The University’s endowment is managed by an investment and support staff based in Darien, CT. The $1.2 billion endowment is well diversified across assets classes and geographies and is used to support the University’s mission.
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