Kate Carder
Senior Portfolio Manager

Kate is a senior portfolio manager, overseeing the University’s investments in real estate and natural resources. She has also served as a senior portfolio manager of the public markets and absolute return portfolio, responsible for the University’s investments in credit-oriented and relative value absolute return funds, private debt, fixed income securities, and credit funds. Before that, Kate was portfolio manager for public markets and absolute return.

Prior to joining the University in 2010, Kate was a research analyst at Leavitt Capital Management, and she was a derivatives trader for Susquehanna International Group for more than 10 years.

Kate holds an MBA in finance and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in economics from Northwestern University.