William McLean

Board of Directors - Director

McLean is responsible for managing Northwestern University’s $11 billion diversified investment portfolio. Prior to Northwestern, McLean oversaw management of the investment portfolio for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He also served as an Investment Officer at The Duke Endowment in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. McLean received his BA in economics from Davidson College and his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He is a past president of the North Carolina Society of Financial Analysts and past Board member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. He was a director of TIFF Advisory Services, Inc., the overseer of investment vehicles for The Investment Fund for Foundations, and he currently serves as a Board member of the TIFF Charitable Foundation.

Will is a current Trustee of the University of Richmond and a Board member of The Sherman Fairchild Foundation. He has served on investment advisory committees of Father Flanagan’s Trust Fund, the NCAA, Davidson College, Mather Lifeways, and The Mayo Clinic.