Barbara McKenzieSenior Executive Director - Investments at Principal Global Investors
Barbara A. McKenzie is senior executive director-investments for Principal Global Investors, the asset management arm of the Principal Financial Group. She is responsible for several investment boutiques managing approximately $132B as of 6/30/2019 and has strategic responsibility for Principal’s collective investment trust platform in the US.
In addition, she oversees compliance globally for the firm and serves as a director for its businesses in the US, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
She joined the firm in 1984 in their private markets commercial real estate team, after which she led the firm’s fixed income portfolio management team, served as international sales and business head, managed numerous funds platforms globally, and headed operations and technology for the firm among other responsibilities.