Yup S. Kim | Head of Investments for Private Equity of CalPERS
Mr. Yup S. Kim serves as the Head of Investments for Private Equity and Investment Director at CalPERS, California’s $500 billion pension fund. He serves on the private equity investment review committee and helps lead CalPERS’ private equity program across all functions, including strategy, team management, and investment activities across primary, secondary, and co-investment opportunities globally.
Previously, he served as the Senior Portfolio Manager at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (“APFC”), a $80 billion sovereign wealth fund, where he helped lead their private investment activities. The private equity and special opportunities portfolio generated 25% net of fee returns over the past decade.
He also held positions at DB Private Equity, where he served on the investment committee, Performance Equity, Silver Point Capital and began his career at Citigroup in New York.
Yup received his B.A. in Economics from Yale University and speaks six languages.
* Mr. Kim is attending the forum as a private citizen, not in affiliation with any official status