Jane Buchan


Jane Buchan

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of PAAMCO

Jane Buchan is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of PAAMCO, a global institutional investment firm based in Irvine, California, with offices in London and Singapore.

Since its founding in 2000, PAAMCO has focused on investing in hedge funds on behalf of institutional investors, and currently manages $9.5 billion on behalf of public and private pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and financial institutions.

Buchan is actively involved in initiatives to increase research and knowledge, and further the careers of women in the hedge fund industry. She currently serves as Chairwoman of the Board for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA), where she launched a CAIA Scholars Program for women interested in hedge fund portfolio management. Buchan is a founding Angel for 100 Women in Hedge Funds and also serves as a trustee for the Hedge Fund Standards Board. She also serves as a trustee and member of the investment committees for Reed College and the University of California Irvine Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board for the Master of Financial Engineering Program at University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management, and an Associate Editor for The Journal of Alternative Investments.

Buchan spoke at The Common Good Forum 2015 on the panel “Investing the People’s Money” alongside Janet Cowell, Thomas DiNapoli, moderated by Omeed Malik.