Gregory C. Allen, CEO and Chief Research Officer, oversees the firm's fund sponsor consulting, trust advisory, and all research and education groups that include global manager research, alternative investment research, capital markets research, database, client report services, operations, and the Callan Institute. Greg is a member of Callan’s Management Committee, Alternatives Review Committee, Institute Advisory Committee, and Client Policy Review Committee, as well as the Investment Committee, which oversees all of Callan’s discretionary multi-manager solutions. He is also a member of Callan’s Board of Directors and is a shareholder of the firm.
Greg joined Callan’s San Francisco office in 1988 as an analyst where he focused on capital market research, asset allocation and liability analysis, and manager structure analysis. In 1993, he took over Callan’s Operations and Capital Markets Research groups where he oversaw the complete redesign and implementation of Callan’s database management and performance measurement systems. In 2000, Greg was promoted to director of research, and in 2007 was promoted to president. He took on the CEO role for the firm in 2017.
Greg earned an M.S. in applied economics and a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a frequent speaker on the institutional investment process, and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and other industry publications on investment-related topics.