John Lawrence joined Rice Management Company in 2012 and is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer. In this role, Mr. Lawrence works closely with the CIO to lead the investment management function of the organization. He also oversees the natural resources and public equity portfolios. Previously, Mr. Lawrence spent 12 years in public equity investments, most recently at Tudor Pickering & Holt covering energy securities. Prior to Tudor Pickering & Holt, Mr. Lawrence was a Principal & Portfolio Manager at Transamerica Investment Management in Los Angeles. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in managerial studies from Rice University; an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management; and is a CFA® charterholder.