CutterResearch members discuss how they support investments in complex asset types like private equity, real estate, and fund of funds. Discussions will include systems, services, and processes related to alternative assets, including reporting, compliance, valuation, record keeping, cash management, data management, performance measurement, commitment tracking, and benchmark selection.
Elizabeth “Beth” LaGambina joined Cutter Associates in 2001 and now leads the firm’s membership services efforts and is a familiar face to our many members. Beth has over 20 years investment management industry experience and leads Cutter Associates’ client relationship efforts among our large member consortia. In addition, she looks after the member firms of our more specialized networks, such as the Executive Roundtables and the BlackRock Aladdin Peer Network, as well as our benchmarking clients. Prior to joining Cutter Associates, Beth served as shareholder communications manager at John Hancock Mutual Funds, where she was responsible for the development, print and production of shareholder communications for approximately one million mutual fund shareholders. She was also an instrumental member of the committee that developed the industry’s first plain-English prospectus. Beth attended Northeastern University.
Subramanian brings over 25 years of industry experience in investment management and technology solutions to Cutter Associates, where he heads the Public Funds practice, providing thought leadership, strategic and tactical advice to public pension funds, endowments, and sovereign wealth funds.
In addition to public funds, Shankar has significant experience with buy side asset management firms, insurance firms, across public and private markets. He brings a deep understanding of the full investment life cycle from Portfolio Management and Trading through middle and back office processes and technologies. He is a regular featured speaker at Cutter Associates member events.
Shankar previously held senior consulting roles at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and IBM. Shankar earned his B.S. from the Indian Institute of Technology and his M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management.
As a member of the Project Management team at Kempen Capital Management, Chi-Wai helps the company to realize successful client, fund, regulatory, and general improvement projects. He joined KCM in 2013 and worked in Product Management until the end of 2016. Chi-Wai earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration as well as Master’s degrees in Finance and Investments, Financial Law, Marketing Management, and Organizational Change and Consultancy from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. He is also a CFA Charterholder.
Tim works with the Project Management team at Kempen Capital Management as part of the Asset Management Graduate Program. During the past year he has worked with the KCM Marketing, Global Dividend Fund, Asset Allocation Desk, and Private Markets teams. Tim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics and a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He passed the CFA Level 1 examination last June.