Wai Yee Cheng is a Director at Lafayette Square. Prior to joining Lafayette Square, Wai Yee was an Executive Director and a Portfolio Manager at GCM Grosvenor’s Absolute Return Strategy team. GCM Grosvenor is a global alternative asset management firm with more than $70 billion assets under management. Previously, Wai Yee was a Senior Portfolio Manager for Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company with more than $65 billion assets under management. In this role, she managed the Alternative Fixed Income and Private Debt strategies for the trust company. Previously, Wai Yee was an Associate Director in the Portfolio Management Department at PAAMCO / Prisma. Wai Yee began her career working as an Analyst in foreign exchange sales and trading at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.
Wai Yee received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago and her Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Ms. Cheng holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
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