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Joe Bryant

Joe Bryant

Investment Director
UCLA Investment Company

Joe Bryant recently joined the investment committee of the UCLA Investment Company. The UCLA Investment Company is advisor to UCLA’s >$2 billion endowment. The endowment is a globally diversified portfolio of listed and private securities. Joe is responsible for sourcing, diligencing and investing in global venture opportunities, including allocations to managers and certain direct investments. She also looks at opportunities in private and public equities across emerging markets such as India and China.

Ms. Bryant has 10+ years of experience in the international asset management industry, across private equity, venture capital and public equities. Prior to UCLA, Ms. Bryant was Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at an Asia-focused asset management firm and spent a decade in private practice with global firms in New York, Asia, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles advising on cross-border corporate transactions and structuring investment platforms for institutional investors, university endowments, multinationals, sovereign wealth funds and family offices, including 5+ years as counsel to Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO).

Ms. Bryant serves as Chairman of Global Reach Out Initiative, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on imparting vocational, leadership and entrepreneurship skills to the Deaf. Ms. Bryant was a UC Regent and Chancellor’s Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, obtained a Masters degree in business from NLSIU, and earned her doctorate degree from Columbia University.