Alison Adams, PhD

Managing Principal / Research Consultant


Having joined the industry in 2005, Alison leverages her investment consulting experience to assist clients in building programs through investment advice rooted in the capital markets, asset allocation modeling, and global macroeconomic research.

  • Investment consulting
  • Joined Meketa in 2021

    Previous roles:

    • RVK, Associate Consultant
    • Alison Adams Consultancy, President
    • Fidelity Management and Research, Analyst
    • Harvard Business School, Case Researcher

    Other responsibilities at Meketa:

    • Defined Contribution Practice Group
    • Global Macroeconomic Investment Committee
    • Investment Policy Committee
    • Strategic Asset Allocation / Risk Management Committee
    • BS, University of Texas at Austin
    • PhD, specialization in History of National Finance and Economic Development of Latin America, Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

    Most weekends, Alison is busy with kids’ sports and spending time with her family. She loves being outdoors and can be found trail running or hiking in National Parks near Portland with her family and German Shepherd dog. Alison is also passionate about learning new skills, including baking sourdough breads, building a rose garden, and archery.