Jeffrey Scott was named CIO of the $29.4 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, effective Nov. 17.
He replaces Richard Shafer, who retired in August. Mr. Shafer was named director of investments at the $5.9 billion New Hampshire Retirement System, Concord, in September.
Mr. Scott founded financial management and consulting business JCS Advisors, and previously was CEO and CIO of Tahoma Capital, a $245 million global multistrategy hedge fund. A JCS spokesman could not be reached by press time.
Separately, Alaska Permanent is searching for a law firm to prepare, review and advise on investment agreements and contracts. Upon request, counsel will provide legal advice pertaining to Alaska Permanent Fund fiduciary matters as well as those provisions of Alaska, federal, or other laws as they relate to the roles and responsibilities of the APFC, according to the request for proposals.
The RFP can be found on the funds website at http://www.apfc.org. Proposals are due by 4:30 p.m. Alaska Standard Time Nov. 5.