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Scott L Wilson

Scott Wilson
Chief Investment Officer

Scott L. Wilson is the Chief Investment Officer for Grinnell College. In this role, he evaluates global investment themes and strategies within equities, fixed income, real assets, and marketable alternatives, including portfolio overlay and hedging options. He also monitors relationships with existing investment managers, and recommends new managers, portfolio allocations, and metrics.  Prior to joining the College in 2010, Scott served as the Head of Rates Option Trading for Barclays Capital in Tokyo, Japan. In addition, he previously worked as a quant & option trader for Bank of America Securities in Chicago, London and Tokyo focusing on interest rate, equity and currency derivatives.  Prior to Bank of America, Scott was an equity research analyst for Merrill Lynch & Credit Suisse First Boston. Scott earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics, with honors, from Grinnell College and also attended the graduate program in Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago.  Scott is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Email: wilsons[at]grinnell[dot]edu

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-3500


(641) 269-4711


Palmer, Alaska

High School: 

Colony High School


Grinnell College

College Graduation Year: 


Campus Job(s): 

user consultant, intramural coordinator, math/econ tutor, football Stat keeper

Personal Interests: 

fly fishing, skiing