Portfolio Manager, California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Mr. Rice is a Portfolio Manager in the CalSTRS Corporate Governance Department and has been working in the governance group at CalSTRS for the past 10 years. His main areas of focus are environmental risk management, the CalSTRS activist manager equity portfolio, and CalSTRS’ corporate governance efforts in Asia. His environmental risk management duties include analyzing potential risks to the CalSTRS investment portfolio, identifying appropriate portfolio investments to engage, and developing and implementing engagement strategies.
Mr. Rice is also the staff lead for the CalSTRS Green Initiative Task Force, a multi asset class effort charged with identifying, implementing and reporting on environmental investment opportunities and risk management strategies. Mr. Rice received an MBA from the U.C. Davis Graduate School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in Economics-Business from U.C.L.A.