Christopher Swansey

Associate Director, Institutional

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About Christopher

Christopher is an associate director on the Institutional team where he supports multiple reports annually, including the annual outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) report, and various strategic consulting projects throughout the year. He also regularly contributes to The Cerulli Edge—Institutional Edition, The Cerulli Edge—U.S. Edition, and The Cerulli Edge—U.S. Monthly Product Trends.

Christopher was a Senior Analyst at Mercer working within their executive compensation practice before joining Cerulli in 2018.


  • Northeastern University
    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance

Honors and Awards:

  • Quoted in various industry publications, including Institutional Investor, FundFire, Pensions & Investments, and Fund Intelligence

Areas of Expertise

  • OCIO industry dynamics and trends, including market sizing and segmentation
  • Asset manager institutional marketing and sales organizations
  • The investment consultant industry landscape and the challenges they face
  • Insurance general accounts outsourcing behavior

Recent Project Work

  • Published a white paper on the impact of COVID-19 and travel restrictions on institutional client communications
  • Contributed to the 2020 Investment Consultant report focused on industry trends and challenges
  • Engaged on a strategic consulting project focused on analyzing pricing behaviors from institutional asset managers

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