Lydia brings over twenty years of experience in portfolio management, asset allocation, and risk management to Watershed Capital Group. Over the course of her career, she has held multiple leadership positions, most recently serving as Managing Director of UBS Global Asset Management. Lydia was an early investor in Emerging Markets with a successful track record, investing for both high net worth clients and institutions including major corporate, public and central bank accounts. Her investment expertise includes Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) portfolios with a sustainable energy and agricultural focus.
She graduated summa cum laude, from the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Education and went on to earn her MBA from the University of Chicago. Additionally, Lydia is a member of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF), has served as a guest lecturer and sustainable investment expert for graduate and undergraduate business classes, and serves on the Board of Governors for Opportunity International, a microfinance organization. She is based in Chicago and will serve as Watershed’s representative in the Midwest.