Nancy A. Curtin is a non-executive director of Colony NorthStar, Inc., having previously served as a director of Colony Capital, Inc., the predecessor to Colony NorthStar, from August 2014 to January 2017. Ms. Curtin is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Investments of Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM). CBAM is the asset management arm of Close Brothers Group Plc, (CBG). Established in 1878, CBG is a specialist financial services group engaged in banking, securities and asset management activities. CBG is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250, with over 2,700 employees. With over 550 employees it is focused on providing investment management and wealth structuring to a broad range of UK and European clients, both onshore and offshore.
Prior to CBAM, Ms. Curtin has had a range of senior roles in asset management, private equity and alternative asset investing. She served as the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner of Fortune Asset Management Limited, an alternative asset management firm working with institutional, HNW and family office clients, from April 2002 until it was purchased by CBAM in January 2010.
Ms. Curtin was Managing Director of Schroders Plc, a £268 billion global asset management firm, where she was also Head of Global Investments for the Mutual Funds business. Prior to Schroders, Ms. Curtin was Head of Emerging Markets at Baring Asset Management, a £60 billion global investment management firm, currently owned by MassMutual Financial Group.
Ms. Curtin received a Bachelor of Arts in political science, summa cum laude, from Princeton University in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1983.