Pamela Yang, CPA, CFA

Managing Director & Head of Charitable Asset Management, State Street Global Advisors

Pamela Yang, CPA, CFA, is Managing Director, Head of Charitable Asset Management, a division of State Street Global Advisors that invests and administers charitable assets for non-profit organizations in the United States. Prior to this role, she was Senior Vice President, Head of Trust Investment and Operations at Harvard Management Company where Pamela spent eighteen years, overseeing the investment, operation, administration, donor relations and tax teams that manage the charitable assets of Harvard University. At Harvard, Ms. Yang was also responsible for relationship management with the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University employees’ defined benefits pension plan and Harvard Club Foundation of New York City.

Ms. Yang joined HMC in 2000 from PricewaterhouseCoopers where she primarily focused on financial services and higher education clients. She is an active volunteer at the CFA Institute, currently serving as Chair of the Disciplinary Review Committee and Executive Editor of In Practice section of Financial Analysts Journal and was named the Volunteer of the Year in 2015 by the CFA Institute. Additionally, Pamela is a former Chair of the Board of CFA Society Boston and served on the board for eight years. Ms. Yang obtained her MBA/MS in Accounting at Northeastern University and did Ph.D. work in French Literature at New York University.