Amy Borrus

Job Title Deputy Director
Country USA
Current Employer Council of Institutional Investors

Amy Borrus is deputy director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), a nonprofit, nonpartisan U.S. association of employee benefit funds, state and local entities charged with investing public assets, foundations and endowments, with combined assets in excess of $4 trillion. CII’s associate members include a range of asset managers with more than $35 trillion in assets under management. CII promotes good corporate governance, strong shareholder rights and sensible regulation that fosters fair and vibrant capital markets.

Amy plays a lead role in developing CII strategy, policies on corporate governance and other issues, and outreach to stakeholders and policymakers. She manages CII communications and speaks frequently on behalf of CII. Amy has key responsibilities for the content of two conferences annually that draw 450+ attendees. She organizes CII’s forum for governance professionals ,its platform for dialog between investors and companies and programs for pension fund trustees. She also supports CII’s board of directors on strategy and audit matters.

Amy serves on the FTSE Russell Policy Advisory Board and the Independent Steering Committee of Broadridge. She also serves on the boards of the CII Research and Education Fund and the Sinai Assisted Housing Foundation.

Before joining CII in 2006, she was a correspondent for Businessweek magazine for 25 years, including assignments in London, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. She earned an MSc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics, a B.A. in English and History from the University of Pennsylvania and CFA Institute’s Investment Foundations Certificate.