Kate El-Hillow

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & CO-PRESIDENT

B.S., Accounting, Boston College, Carroll School of Management
Series 24, 3, 7 and 63 licenses
Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Investment Management Certificate


Kate El-Hillow serves as Global Chief Investment Officer and Co-President for Russell Investments. Based in New York, Kate leads Russell Investments’ global investment team with responsibility for all aspects of the Investment Division including asset management, implementation and research. She also serves on the firm’s executive committee.

Kate has more than 25 years of proven success in investment management roles. This includes deep expertise in outsourced CIO investment solutions and multi-asset portfolio management.

Prior to joining Russell Investments in 2021, Kate spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs where she worked in the firm’s New York and London offices serving as Deputy Chief Investment Officer of global Multi-Asset Solutions. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer, and prior to that she was a Senior Portfolio Manager for OCIO portfolios and Head of Portfolio Management and Trading. She has wide-ranging experience in portfolio construction, dynamic multi-asset allocation, and risk management.

Kate previously spent eight years at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. where she held dual roles as Client Portfolio Manager and Chief Operating Officer in the asset allocation business.


The evolution of OCIO

September, 2021
The Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) model continues to evolve, having proved its mettle during the turmoil of the pandemic.