Executive Leadership
Jay Lyons
Chief Operating Officer

Jay is Cambridge Associates’ Chief Operating Officer and has nearly 30 years of investment and operations experience. Jay oversees the firm’s global business operations and administrative functions.

Before joining Cambridge Associates, Jay held several leadership roles with GMO, LLC, most recently as Divisional Chief Operating Officer where he was responsible for all non-investment related activities for his team’s global investment strategies. Jay had overall responsibility for portfolio construction and implementation, trading, compliance, tax, fund administration, investment accounting/operations, IT and client relationship management.  Jay was also a member of the GMO Irish Funds Board of Directors as well as served as Director of the GMO Private Fund Audit Committee. Prior to GMO, Jay held investment operational leadership positions with Scudder, Stevens & Clark and The Boston Company Advisors, Inc. Jay received a BS in Business Administration from Merrimack College.

Executive Leadership
Global Head of Private Investments
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Global Head of Endowment & Foundation Practice
Chief Executive Officer
Head of Global Investment Research
CEO, CA Limited
Chief of Staff
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Global Pension Practice
Head of Global Business Development
President and Head of Global Investing
Head of Global Private Client Practice
Head of Human Capital
Chief Technology Officer
Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Chief Legal Officer