Jessica Matthews
Managing Director, Head of Mission-Related Investing Practice, Cambridge Associates


Jessica is the Head of the Mission-Related Investing Practice at Cambridge Associates, overseeing the activities of all MRI resources across the firm, including a team of generalist and research directors and analysts. Jessica works with a variety of clients to implement their mission-related investment goals, including foundations, religious institutions, universities, and high-net worth families. She also publishes research on topical areas of interest to clients, is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on MRI topics, and is actively engaged with various field-building organizations in the areas of MRI and impact investing.

Prior to rejoining Cambridge Associates in 2008, Jessica was an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, specializing in transformation and change management for government clients in the Financial Services sector. Previously, she worked in the Investment Office at the American Red Cross, with a focus on the Alternatives Assets portfolio, and in the Global Consultant Relations group at BlackRock, where she cultivated and maintained relationships with investment consulting firms. Jessica began her career with Cambridge Associates as a consulting analyst.

Jessica graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Government and a Minor in Economics.

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