Tamara Larsen, Executive Director, Perella Weinberg Partners
Tamara Larsen is an Executive Director in Perella Weinberg Partners’ Asset Management business. She leads the Mission-Aligned Investment practice of the firm. Tamara is responsible for partnering with clients to further align their investment portfolio with their mission. She leads the investment selection of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and impact investments across asset classes. She sits on the Agility Investment Committee. Tamara has more than 18 years of investment experience.
Prior to joining PWP, Tamara was at Russell Investments from 2008 to 2017, where she most recently served as Head of Private Markets Research, responsible for leading the investment selection and due diligence for private capital investment strategies, including energy, infrastructure, private equity / debt, and real estate; she was also portfolio manager for a mission-aligned mandate focused on the healthcare, climate change mitigation, and financial inclusion sectors. She was a voting member of the Russell Investments Alternatives Subcommittee, which governed all client investment recommendations for hedge funds, private markets and listed real assets. She was previously a Senior Vice President of Centerline Capital Group, where she was a portfolio manager and acquisitions officer for a real estate investment joint venture with California Public Employees’ Retirement System (“CalPERS”). Prior to that, Tamara held acquisitions roles at Lehman Brothers and boutique real estate investment manager Thor Equities. She began her career as an Analyst at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Tamara earned a MSc in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.A. in Economics from Smith College. She serves on the boards of Colorado Public Television (CPT12) and a renewable energy venture focused on Africa. She is also a member of the Investment Committee for the David Rockefeller Fund.