Brian O'Neil joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as chief investment officer in January 2003. Previously, O'Neil worked for more than 20 years at the Equitable Life Assurance Society, where he held a variety of positions, including chief investment officer. He also spent three years working at Equitable's parent company, the AXA Group, in Paris, France, in an investment management post.
O'Neil is a trustee of the Museum of Biblical Art.
He received an MBA from the Columbia Graduate School of Business, and a AB in sociology from Princeton University. He received the CFA designation in 1983.
Brian lives in Brooklyn, is married and has four children.