Mr. Meier joined Verus in 2016 with the merger of Verus and Strategic Investment Solutions (SIS) after having been with SIS since 1994. He provides investment advice to clients with respect to risk management, asset allocation, asset liability management, manager analysis and investment policy design. He has over 28 years of investment and consulting experience, working with all asset classes for a range of clients including public institutions, corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans, endowments, foundations and ultra-high net worth trusts. He also is a member of the firm’s alternative investments committee and a shareholder of the firm.
Mr. Meier is a frequent speaker at investment industry events on the topics performance benchmarking, global, multi-asset portfolio performance attribution, industry performance standards, manager evaluation and selection and asset allocation. His articles on investing have been published in Pensions and Investments, Futures, Risk and Quantitative International Investing. Prior to joining Verus, Mr. Meier was a senior product manager at Barra, and a chemical engineer at The Standard Oil Company.
Mr. Meier currently volunteers for the CFA Institute as a member of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) Asset Owner Subcommittee. Previously, he was a member of the GIPS executive and technical committees as the asset owner subcommittee chair. He also served on the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) advisory council for eight years. He is a CFA charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst) and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco. Mr. Meier earned a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) with an emphasis in finance from the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley and a bachelor of science (BS) degree in chemical engineering from Michigan State University.