Jane Buchan, CEO and co-founder of hedge fund-of-funds manager Pacific Alternative Asset Management Co. LLC, was appointed chairwoman of the board of directors of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.
Ms. Buchan succeeds Thomas Schneeweis, president of Alternative Investment Analytics LLC, who served as board chairman for the past year.
She joined the board in 2009.
“Jane's knowledge and depth of management experience will be invaluable to CAIA's mission of providing the highest level of education to its members. Her background fits CAIA's cutting-edge curriculum developed by academics and senior-level industry professionals, which helps our members stay ahead in the dynamic field of alternative investing,” said Florence Lombard, CEO of the association, in a news release.