Muthu Muthiah

Managing Director, Private Equity


Muthu is responsible for the investment strategy, analysis, and manager selection within the Private Equity and Natural Resources portfolios. The Private Equity portfolio includes buyout, growth and distressed investments and Natural Resources is a diversified portfolio of energy, timber, real estate, and commodities. Prior to joining Emory, he was Head of Private Markets and oversaw the private market portfolio at Covariance Capital Management, an outsourced CIO firm that invests on behalf of endowments and foundations. Prior to Covariance, he was an Associate Director of Investments at Spider Management Company, the University of Richmond’s investment management company, where he led strategy and manager selection for private equity, real estate and all asset classes within emerging markets. His background also includes time as a Portfolio Manager at the Florida State Board of Administration and a Senior Analyst at RSM Equico. Muthu has a BHM from Mangalore University and an MBA from Rollins College.