Anne Stausboll, Ceres Co-Chair
Anne Stausboll became Chief Executive Officer of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) in January 2009. She is the eighth CEO and first woman to head the Fund. Ms. Stausboll oversees 2,300 employees, a $332 million budget, and programs that include investments, health and retirement benefits administration. She served as CalPERS Chief Operating Investment Officer from 2004-2008.
Beginning in July 2000, Ms. Stausboll was California’s Chief Deputy Treasurer. Prior to that, she spent six years in CalPERS Legal Office, including two as Deputy General Counsel.
Ms. Stausboll serves as co-chair of the Ceres Board and was a member of the working group that drafted the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. She served on the group’s Governing Board from 2006 – 2009.
Ms. Stausboll was named one of the Top 25 Nonbank Women in Finance, part of U.S. Banker magazine’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking for 2007, 2008 and 2009. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Oberlin College and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Law.