Matthew Scanlan currently serves as a Consultant at Angel Island Capital, LLC in San Francisco. Over the course of a 35-year career in the investment industry, Mr. Scanlan has held chief executive officer positions at several asset management firms. Most recently, he served as the CEO of RS Investments, a $20 billion San Francisco-based investment management firm. Prior to that, he was president and CEO of Renaissance Institutional Management, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s institutional investment business. Before that, he was CEO of Barclays Global Investors’ institutional business in the U.S., where he focused on the corporate and public defined benefit and defined contribution markets, as well as endowments and foundations. Mr. Scanlan also previously served as a senior portfolio manager at The Northern Trust Company and an internal fund manager at O’Connor & Company in Chicago.
Mr. Scanlan is a CFA charterholder, and recently served on the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute, the Board of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and the Board of Trustees of the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco. He is the 2006 winner of the C. Steward Sheppard Award for contributions to the global curriculum of the CFA Institute, and is also a winner of the 2006 Jacobs/Levy Award for Outstanding Article appearing in the Journal of Portfolio Management.