Sarah Williamson is the chief executive officer of FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging long-term behaviors in business and investment decision-making. FCLTGlobal conducts research, convenes business leaders, develops actionable tools and generates broad awareness of ways in which a longer-term focus can increase innovation, economic growth, and future savings.
Prior to assuming her current role in July 2016, Williamson spent over 21 years at Wellington Management Company, where she was most recently a partner and director of alternative investments. Over that time period, Williamson led the development of alternative investments and client solutions, was the chair of the Wellington Trust Company, opened the San Francisco office, and served in numerous firm leadership roles globally.
Prior to joining Wellington, Williamson spent over five years with McKinsey & Company Inc. (1989 – 1994). She was also employed by the US Department of State (1986 – 1987) and was a mergers & acquisitions investment banker in New York and London for Goldman, Sachs & Co. (1984 – 1986).
She earned her MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School (1989) and her BA in economics, with honors, from Williams College (1984). She sits on the board of directors of Evercore. Additionally, she holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations. She is a US citizen and is married with three grown children.