Investment management, international relations, public affairs
Mary Choksi is a founding partner and managing director of Strategic Investment GroupSM (SIG), Emerging Markets Investors Corporation, and Emerging Markets Management (EMI/EMM), investment management groups founded in 1987 that design and implement global investment strategies for large institutional and individual investors. Together, these investment groups oversee approximately $28 billion in institutional and private assets. Within SIG, Choksi is a member of the investment strategy group; devotes considerable time to the firm’s venture capital program, which invests in and helps to build young asset management businesses; and has responsibilities in new business development, client relations, and corporate planning for the group as a whole. On behalf of EMI/EMM, she serves on the board of the Emerging Markets South Asia Fund and the Emerging Markets Quantitative Portfolio.
Choksi completed a bachelor's degree in French at the University of Minnesota and a Master of Public Affairs degree from the University's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, with an emphasis on evaluative methods for public policy. She has met all requirements for a Ph.D. except dissertation in international relations at the Johns Hopkins University. In addition to her board responsibilities for SIG and EMI/EMM, Choksi is a trustee of The National Museum of Women in the Arts, a trustee and chair of the finance committee of the St. Albans School, a member of the Advisory Board of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and a director of the Avis Budget Group.
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