Allan S. Bufferd



Allan S. Bufferd, ScD, JD, was elected to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Board of Trustees in January 2007.

Bufferd, a renowned investment adviser and manager, retired in 2006 from his post as treasurer of MIT and founding president of the MIT Investment Management Company after a 34-year career at MIT. During his tenure at MIT, he led the formation of investment policy and the management of the institute's endowment and pension assets, which grew from $600 million to over $12 billion. He is a director of Admirals Bank, Adveq AG (Switzerland), Boston Advisors LLC, Children’s Hospital of Boston, City of London Investment Management Group (London), Makena Capital Management LLC, Mark Morris Dance Group, Morgan Stanley Prime Property Fund, and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group. He also is an adviser to the Lumina Foundation and the National University of Singapore.

Bufferd is an MIT graduate with an SB, SM, and ScD in materials engineering and a JD from Suffolk University.