Robert Okun is a Senior Partner and the Chief Investment Officer at Oak Hill Advisors, overseeing U.S. credit and trading. Mr. Okun is responsible for the firm’s overall investment strategy and has portfolio management oversight for select portfolios. Mr. Okun also serves as a senior member of the Investment Committee of various OHA-managed funds and customized mandates, participates in the management of the firm, and helps to define its long-term strategy.
Prior to joining Oak Hill Advisors in 2001, Mr. Okun was a Member of the Executive Committee at USBancorp Libra, in charge of high yield sales, trading and research. Mr. Okun began his career at Salomon Brothers Inc.
Mr. Okun is a member of the Advisory Board of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee of Lighthouse Guild, in addition to his prior service on other nonprofit boards. He earned an AB degree in economics and psychology from Stanford University.