Chief Executive Officer, Canterbury Consulting
Michael Laven is the CEO and an investment consultant at Canterbury, with 30 years of experience working with endowments, foundations, corporations and families. Mr. Laven is a member of Canterbury’s Board of Directors and a shareholder of the firm. He also serves on Canterbury's Outsourced Investment Management Committee, as well as the Global Equity and Private Equity Manager Research Committees. Prior to joining Canterbury in 1995, he was in charge of asset consulting on the West Coast for the Retirement Services Division of CIGNA Corporation. From 1985 to 1986, he was a consultant with Allrich, Alexander & Co. in Los Angeles, where he specialized in pension investments. Mr. Laven is a former director of the Western Pension Benefits Conference. He is a graduate of Princeton University and a CFA charterholder.