James Andrus is an Investment Manager in Sustainable Investments. CalPERS’ is the largest public pension system in the United States with approximately $350 billion in global assets. James leads the legal and regulatory financial market agenda focused on data and corporate reporting transparency.
James is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Committee and a member of the International Accounting Standards Board Advisory Committee. He is Chair of the Disclosure and Transparency Committee of the International Corporate Governance Network.
Prior to joining CalPERS in 2014, James served as a Corporate Partner at the law firm K&L Gates working on mergers and acquisitions and alternative investments. While at K&L Gates, James also served as the President of the King County Bar Association.
James is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and the United States Military Academy at West Point.