Jane Buchan, Ph.D., CAIA, Chair of the Board

CAIA’s current Chair of the Board, Jane Buchan, is the Chief Executive Officer of PAAMCO and Co-Chief Executive Officer at PAAMCO Prisma Holdings. In her combined roles, Jane oversees and responsible for overall business strategy and firm direction for PAAMCO and PAAMCO Prisma Holdings.
PAAMCO Prisma Holdings combines two leading firms, each with a history of performance, innovation, and steadfast dedication to serving as fiduciaries to their investors. PAAMCO and Prisma were both put into business by institutional investors and share a long standing commitment to serving the news of the world’s preeminent investors. Each firm brings with it a track record of performance and leadership in alternatives, as well as innovative alpha strategies such as Prisma Apex Tactical (Prisma’s unconstrained thematic strategy) and Horizons (PAAMCO’s liability-driven investing approach).

Jane began her career at J.P. Morgan Investment Management in the Capital Markets Group. She has also been an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. In addition to chairing CAIA's board of directors, Jane serves as a trustee for the Hedge Funds Standards Board and a board member for Girls Who Invest. Jane holds both a PhD and an MA in Business Economics (Finance) from Harvard University. She earned a BA in Economics from Yale University. Jane and her husband, Jim Driscoll, reside in Newport Coast, California.