UCLA Investment Company
Ms. Joe Bryant is an Investment Director of five years tenure at UCLA Investment Company, where she is responsible for overseeing the UCLA Foundation’s $3.5 billion in endowed assets across global public and private markets, including (i) directing a venture capital and growth equity portfolio; (ii) managing public and private investments across Asia; and (iii) monitoring the global long-only and developed markets hedge fund portfolio. Ms. Bryant has 15 years of experience in the international asset management industry, across private equity, venture capital, public equities and emerging markets. Prior to UCLA, Ms. Bryant was Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at an Asia-focused public equities fund-of-funds with investments in China, India and Southeast Asia. Prior to that, Ms. Bryant spent a decade in private practice with global firms in New York, Asia, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles advising on cross-border corporate transactions and structuring investment platforms for GPs across the spectrum of alternative investments, university endowments, multinationals, sovereign wealth funds and family offices, including 5+ years as fund formation and transactional counsel to Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and acting as international counsel to groups including Global Environment Fund, L&T Infrastructure (NSE: LTIN4), Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) and DUMAC.
Ms. Bryant was a UC Regents Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and earned her juris doctorate degree from Columbia University. Ms. Bryant was also a Visiting Scholar at UCLA School of Law and in UCLA’s Department of Chemistry, and further obtained a Master’s degree from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in Bangalore. Ms. Bryant is licensed to practice law in California and the District of Columbia and serves on several boards and advisory committees. Ms. Bryant was born in Mumbai, India.