University of Connecticut Foundation
2390 Alumni Drive
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486 – 4386 / Email: TimNguyen@foundation.uconn.edu
Tim Nguyen is Affiliate Faculty of the Asian American Studies Institute in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He holds two undergraduate degrees (with magna cum laude distinction) from the University of Houston in Psychology and in Political Science. He also holds advanced degrees from Yale University with a focus in Religion and Social Sciences, Columbia University with a focus in Economics and Public Policy, and Brown University with a focus in Development Studies. He is currently working towards his MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Tim Nguyen is Director of Investments at the University of Connecticut Foundation. He assists his Vice President & Chief Investment Officer in managing a multi-asset class portfolio (consisting of Long-only Equities/Bonds, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Commodities, and Natural Resources). Prior to joining the Foundation, Mr. Nguyen was with the Texas Treasury, where he initiated and led the firm’s Alternative Investments Division (Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Real Assets). Additionally, he launched the “Single Risk Platform” which attempted to aggregate risk across a multi-asset class portfolio, vehicles and trading platforms. Before beginning his career in Public Fund Investing, Mr. Nguyen had the pleasure of working at the following financial services companies where he learned the art of credit analysis: MBIA, BNP Paribas, Fitch Rating Agency, Texas Commerce Bank, American Skandia, and The Royal Bank of Scotland.