Emily LocherGeneral Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Summit Rock Advisors
Emily is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Summit Rock Advisors (“SRA”), an independent advisory firm founded in 2007 that provides financial advice and portfolio management to a select number of individuals and their family members, family foundations and trusts and independent foundations and endowments. Emily is responsible for oversight and counsel to SRA’s advisory, investment and operating teams in connection with the firm’s legal, compliance and regulatory obligations.
Emily was previously Deputy General Counsel of AQR Capital Management, Head of Legal for AQR’s European funds and management companies and served on the board of directors for AQR’s EU domiciled entities. Before joining AQR, Emily held positions in the AIG Global Investment Group’s Hedge Fund Strategies Group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld’s Investment Funds group and Soros Fund Management.
Emily graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies and Russian. Emily received her Juris Doctor from Duke University and her Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Emily is a member of the New York State Bar and serves on the Board of Directors of the Youth Services Opportunities Project, a New York non-profit organization founded by Quakers to engage young people in volunteer service.