Andrew K. Golden has served as president of the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO) since January 1995. During his tenure, PRINCO’s investment performance has ranked in the top percentile among institutional investors. The endowment has grown from under $4 billion to over $25 billion (after spending outflows of $13 billion), and today, endowment spending pays for more than half of the University’s operating budget.
Mr. Golden joined PRINCO from Duke Management Company where he was an investment director. He was previously a senior associate in the Yale Investments Office. He currently serves on fund advisory boards for several managers, including Bain Capital, General Catalyst Partners, and Greylock Partners. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the NAB Asset Corporation, a publicly traded commercial loan workout specialist, as well as a founding member of the Investors’ Committee of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets.
In addition to his work at PRINCO, Mr. Golden serves as a trustee of the Princeton Area Community Foundation, the Rita Allen Foundation, and Rutgers Preparatory School, and is on the board of a private family office. Mr. Golden holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Duke University and a master’s in public policy and management from the Yale School of Management. He has earned the chartered financial analyst designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.