Joseph Boateng is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Casey Family Programs and joined as Casey’s first CIO in 2007. He is responsible for overseeing the foundation’s US$2.2bn endowment in collaboration with Casey’s Board of Trustees. Before joining Casey Family Programs, Mr. Boateng was a member of the Johnson & Johnson Investment Committee, responsible for managing over US$17bn in employee benefit assets worldwide. Previously, Mr. Boateng was a Managing Consultant at KPMG Consulting, leading major derivatives, financing, and securitization projects. Mr. Boateng spent 13 years with the Xerox Corporation where he was a key member of theTrust Investment Team that managed US$10bn assets worldwide. Mr. Boateng is a member of the International Accounting Standards Board’s Financial Instruments Working Group and FASB/IASB Financial Institutions Advisory Group. He is Chair of the Investment Advisory Committee for the Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System and a member of The Seattle Foundation’s Investment Committee. He also serves on the Advisory Council for the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa.
Mr. Boateng received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ghana in 1987 and his Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. He is an alumnus of the Oxford University Said Business School. His professional designations include Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and Personal Financial Specialist.