Mengru Zhang focuses on risk management and portfolio strategy, supporting the design, implementation, and management of multi-asset class portfolios across Makena’s vehicles. Prior to joining Makena, Mengru was a Director on the Investment Strategy Group of ICONIQ Capital, where she led the firm’s public market portfolio across long-only equities, hedge funds, tail hedging, and fixed income. Prior to ICONIQ, Mengru worked at RJA Asset Management, where she focused on options-based strategy research and portfolio management. Mengru holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance (First Class Honors) from the University of Hong Kong. Mengru is a CFA Charterholder.