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Mark Warner

Mark Warner

Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO)

Mark Warner currently serves as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO) which manages the $37 billion University of Texas and Texas A&M University Systems endowments and associated funds. Previously he served as the Senior Managing Director with responsibilities for all private equity, hedge fund, public equity and commodity futures investments across a broad range of natural resources, infrastructure and emerging markets globally. In addition, he has chaired the firm’s Emerging Markets Task Force and is a member of the Investment and Senior Management Committees.

Previously, Mr. Warner was Senior Vice President and head of the Austin, Texas office of Growth Capital Partners, L.P., one of the largest independent merchant-banking firms in the Southwest. From 1995 to 2000 he was a Director with Enron Capital and Trade Resources in Houston, Texas serving as the lead commercial representative in a variety of private equity, partnership and structured debt investments. In addition, Mr. Warner has served as an independent member of the board of directors of several public and private companies

Mr. Warner received a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He also received an MBA with a finance emphasis from the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas where he has served on the Alumni Association Board and as an Advisory Board member of the Alternative Asset Management Center.