Catherine Keating

President and CEO
Commonfund

Catherine Keating is the President and CEO of Commonfund. Founded in 1971, Commonfund is the leading asset manager focusing principally on nonprofit investors. Prior to Commonfund, Catherine held a variety of senior positions at J.P. Morgan, including Head of Investment Management Americas, CEO of the U.S. Private Bank, and member of the Executive Committee, the company’s senior leadership group. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Catherine was a Partner in the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. She is a frequent author and speaker on investment topics, and has been featured in interviews appearing in Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, Barron′s, The Financial Times, and Institutional Investor, among others, and has appeared on CNBC, Fox and Bloomberg TV. She has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Finance and one of the Most Powerful Women in Banking by American Banker. Catherine is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Economic Club of New York. She also serves on the boards of Santander Holdings USA, Inc., The University of Virginia Law School Foundation, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, the Inner-City Scholarship Fund and the New York Women’s Forum. She previously served for eleven years on the board of Villanova University, including two years as Chair. She earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from Villanova University.