Cambridge Associates appoints Ramos as MD and human capital head

Cambridge Associates, a Boston-based investment firm, has hired Elizabeth Ramos as managing director and head of human capital. Previously, Ramos was senior vice president of human capital at Fidelity Private Equity.


BOSTON, March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elizabeth Ramos, an expert in human capital and talent with a significant track record applying it to the investment and management consulting industries, has joined Cambridge Associates as Managing Director and Head of Human Capital, a newly created position. Ramos, based in the firm’s headquarters in Boston, sits on the firm’s management team and reports to Cambridge CEO David Druley.

Cambridge Associates is an investment firm that helps endowments, foundations, pension plans and private clients manage investment portfolios that aim to generate outperformance.

“What sets Cambridge Associates apart is its people and ability to nurture and attract the very best investors and partners for our clients. Liz is distinguished by her experience and insights when it comes to the ‘people’ aspect of corporate strategy, and we are delighted to have her on board,” Druley said. “She will help drive our ongoing work cultivating and investing in superior talent to meet the increasing demand from clients around the world for our portfolio management services.”

She has served as Senior Vice President of Human Capital at Fidelity Private Equity and was Partner, Global Human Capital for 22 years at strategy consultant Bain & Company. Ramos was previously at Acceleration Partners in Boston and before that President of Isaacson, Miller, an executive recruiting firm focused on the education, philanthropy and healthcare sectors. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

“I’m thrilled to join Cambridge Associates which has great people and tremendous industry talent; each individual is contributing to the firm’s mission of helping institutional investors and private clients achieve their social, generational and philanthropic objectives. Generating successful investment programs for these clients to maximize their impact on the world depends on human capital with extraordinary vision, insight and investing expertise,” Ramos said.

For more information or to speak with Elizabeth Ramos, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications at +1 (212) 255-8386 or

About Cambridge Associates
Cambridge Associates is a leading global investment firm. We aim to help endowments & foundations, pension plans, and private clients implement and manage custom investment portfolios that generate outperformance so they can maximize their impact on the world. Working alongside its early clients, among them leading university endowments, the firm pioneered the strategy of high-equity orientation and broad diversification, which since the 1980s has been a primary driver of performance for institutional investors. Cambridge Associates delivers a range of portfolio management services, including outsourced CIO, non-discretionary portfolio management, staff extension, and asset class mandates.

Cambridge Associates maintains offices in Boston; Arlington, VA; Beijing; Dallas; London; Menlo Park, CA; New York; San Francisco; Singapore; Sydney; and Toronto. Cambridge Associates consists of five global investment consulting affiliates that are all under common ownership and control. For more information, please visit