Anne Stausboll, Chair
Former CEO, CalPERS
Anne Stausboll was CEO of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System from January 2009 to June 2016. She was the eighth CEO and first woman to head the Pension Fund. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, CalPERS administers a defined benefit retirement system and purchases health care for over 1.5 million California public sector workers and their families. CalPERS oversees a global investment portfolio of over $300 billion, has approximately 2700 employees, and an annual budget of $1.8 billion.
Anne currently serves as Chair of the Ceres Board, a coalition of investors, environmental groups, and companies advocating for sustainable business practices. She was one of the drafters of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment and served on its original governing board. She is currently also on the Advisory Board of the Financial Inquiry being conducted by the UN Environmental Programme Financial Initiative.
Anne previously served as the CalPERS Chief Operating Investment Officer and as Chief Deputy Treasurer to California State Treasurer Phil Angelides. Prior to that she practiced law for fifteen years in both the private and public sectors. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Oberlin College and her Juris Doctor (Order of the Coif) from the University of California Davis.