Commonfund has hired Brian Rondeau as director of risk management and Alex Gurvich as director of Commonfund Asset Management Group.

Rondeau joins Commonfund from Harvard Management Company were he served as a vice president, responsible for risk management. He also spent 4 years with RBS Greenwich Capital in analyzing financial institutions.

Most recently, Gurvich was a managing partner and portfolio manager at The Rockledge Group, a company he cofounded in 2004. Gurvich is also an adjunct professor of finance at Pace University where he teaches course on valuation and alternative investments. Previously, he worked in venture capital for GE Capital, he also started a buyout advisory firm in the former Soviet Union, and he worked as a management consultant with Bain and Company.

Founded in 1971, Commonfund is an investment management firm that manages over $25 billion for 1,400 institutional clients.

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