C200 Leadership

Michelle Clayman, Northeast Region Chair

Michelle Clayman is founder, managing partner, and CIO of New Amsterdam Partners LLC, an institutional money management firm in New York.  

Ms. Clayman has been published in the Financial Analysts Journal, the Finance Professionals’ Post and the Journal of Investing and is a co-editor of Corporate Finance: A Practical Approach (Wiley 2008). She is a frequent commentator in financial media. Ms. Clayman is a member of the board of directors of the Society of Quantitative Analysts and the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, as well as USSIF (the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing).

An active volunteer in her community, Ms. Clayman was a Girl Scout Leader in Manhattan for seventeen years and now sits on the Board of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York. Ms. Clayman is chair of the Advisory Council of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University and also serves on its Humanities and Sciences Council.  She is a member of the Dean’s Council at the Harvard Divinity School, is a director of Sustainable Health Enterprises and sits on the board of the Bard Music Festival.  

Ms. Clayman graduated with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University in England (BA, MA (Oxon)) and received her MBA from Stanford University in California.