Mr. Benham joined Meketa Investment Group in 1999. As Director of Research, Mr. Benham oversees all research projects, including white papers and the firm’s annual asset study. Mr. Benham leads the design of the firm’s portfolio construction initiatives and he is key in constructing customized investment programs. Mr. Benham is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and chairs the firm's Investment Policy and Strategic Asset Allocation/Risk Management committees. Additionally, he is a member of the Private Markets Investment Committee.
Mr. Benham received an undergraduate degree in Finance from Bentley College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and he is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society. Mr. Benham also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and is a member of the CAIA Association®. Prior to joining Meketa Investment Group, Mr. Benham was employed at State Street Bank, performing operations analysis and developing process improvements.
Mr. Benham has served as a frequent speaker at industry events, including: the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Annual Conference, the NCPERS Annual Conference, the Investment Forum for Endowments, Foundations and Pension Funds, the Endowment and Foundation Forum, the Made in America Conference, the Institutional Investor Public Funds Roundtable, the Boston Security Analysts Society Asset Allocation Seminar, the Institutional Investor Global Real Assets Forum, the Institutional Investor Infrastructure Investment Forum, the SuperReturn Latin America conference, the Institutional Real Estate VIP conference, and the Investing in Infrastructure Assets Europe and Americas conferences.