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bfinance hires director from USS
19 March 2014
Emily Porter-Lynch joins from the UK's second largest pension scheme
Universities Superannuation Scheme
Independently-owned investment consultancy bfinance has
appointed Emily Porter-Lynch as a director, investment
Prior to joining bfinance, Porter-Lynch was a senior investment
manager at Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), where she
developed the hedge fund capabilities of the UK’s
second largest pension scheme and helped oversee a
multi-billion dollar allocation to hedge fund strategies. She
was also a member of the alternative investment committee.
Prior to joining USS, Porter-Lynch was an investment director
at Key Asset Management, where she worked closely with Dr Chris
Jones and Dr Toby Goodworth, now respectively head of public
markets & alternatives and head of risk management at
She has 13 years’ experience in hedge funds and
has served on numerous industry panels and committees as a
thought leader on institutional investing in alternatives.
Porter-Lynch has a LLB in Law from Southampton University and
holds the CAIA designation.