Guest Speaker at Strategic Investment Group
Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg, CFA, is Founder and Chairman of Strategic Investment Group. From 1976 to 1987, Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg was Chief Investment Officer of the Pension Investment Division of the World Bank and continued as manager of the World Bank Pension assets until 1996. She also served as asset and liability advisor to the World Bank, the Venezuelan government, Grupo Electricidad de Caracas, and others. A native of Venezuela, Ms. Ochoa has served as an independent consultant in the field of economics and finance, a lecturer at the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and IESA in Venezuela, and as treasurer of the C.A. Luz Electrica de Venezuela in Caracas. She is the founding Chairman of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas and serves on the advisory committee of Harvard David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. A lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, she is co-chair, Deans Alumni Leadership Council at Harvard Kennedy School. She is a long-time member of the World Economic Forum. Hilda has published articles in the Financial Analyst Journal, Pensions & Investments, The Atlantic and International Economy. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg received the 2012 aiCIO Lifetime Achievement Award. A Fulbright Fellow and Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Awardee, she completed doctoral studies (except dissertation) in Business Administration in Finance at Harvard Business School. She received a Master of Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and Bachelor of Science in Economics, Universidad Andres Bello, Caracas.