Bruce Clarke, CFA
Managing Director, Institutional Investment Solutions
B.A., Economics, University of Puget Sound
CFA Charterholder, CFA Institute
Licensed Registered Representative, FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 (Russell Investments Implementation Services, LLC., member FINRA)
Bruce Clarke is the managing director of institutional investment solutions for Russell Investments’ Americas Institutional business. Bruce leads the investment solutions team that delivers strategic advice and implementation solutions to Russell Investments’ investment management clients. In this capacity, Bruce is responsible for the implementation of all national client service strategies and initiatives, and delivering leading edge investment advice and service to Russell Investments’ client base in the U.S. and Canada. He also serves as a member of the Americas Institutional Executive Committee, the senior management team that oversees the company’s institutional business. Bruce joined Russell Investments in 1988 as a systems analyst in systems development, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of several financial systems, including a fixed income profile system used to identify and summarize fixed income holdings in a portfolio of securities. He also developed an attribution system used to determine the sources of return performance for a portfolio of securities.
In 1994, Bruce moved to Russell Investments’ implementation services group as a project manager, where he designed and constructed a client information delivery system. He also developed and implemented an internal financial management analysis system that provides on-demand business revenue and margins analytics. In 1996, Bruce was promoted to associate client executive to the Russell Investments’ client group on management of global transaction costs and developments in global trading markets. Bruce joined Russell Investments’ private investment services in 1997 as a consultant. In his work with clients, Bruce applied his knowledge and research in determining investment objectives and establishing sound investment policies. His responsibilities included providing customized investment analysis and advice to high net-worth clients, endowments, and foundations.