Amy Ridge is a Partner in Mercer’s alternatives group where she leads diverse manager research and investing, helping clients close a critical gap in their portfolios - allocating capital to minority and women private markets funds. Ms. Ridge serves as Chair of Mercer’s DEI Investment Committee, is a member of Mercer’s Private Equity Ratings Review Committee, a member of Mercer’s Private Debt Ratings Review Committee and a member of Mercer’s Sustainable Opportunities’ Investment Committee.
Ms. Ridge leads and co-leads numerous client relationships, providing annual pacing, customised pipelines, portfolio plans and due diligence projects. She often presents recommendations to client’s Boards and / or Investment Committees.
Ms. Ridge has 16 years of private equity experience, 13 years of which are at Mercer (including Pavilion Alternatives, which was acquired by Mercer in 2018). Ms. Ridge holds a BA in finance from the University of San Francisco. Prior to Mercer, Ms. Ridge spent almost three years at TorreyCove (now Aksia), where she was part of the private equity consulting group.
Ms. Ridge was a recipient of the 2021 Knowledge Broker Award awarded by CIO Magazine.