Laurence B. Siegel is the Gary P. Brinson director of research at the CFA Institute Research Foundation, investment thought leader at Foundation Financial Officers Group, and an independent consultant, writer, and speaker specializing in investment management.


University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, MBA in finance, 1977

University of Chicago, The College, Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1975


  • Blue Moon Communications, Inc.
    • Independent consultant, speaker, and writer (2009-present)
  • CFA Institute Research Foundation
    • Gary P. Brinson Director of Research, 2012-present (part time)
    • Research Director, 2005-2012 (part time)
  • The Ford Foundation
    • Director of research, investment division, 2004-2009
    • Director, policy research, investment division, 1996-2004
    • Director, quantitative analysis, investment division, 1994-1996
  • Ibbotson Associates, Inc.
    • Managing director, 1987-1994
    • Vice president, 1984-1987
    • Senior consultant and research director, 1982-1984
    • Analyst and research economist, 1979-1982
  • The University of Chicago
    • Research associate, 1977-1979


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