John Lawrence joined Rice Management Company in 2012 and is a Managing Director for Natural Resources and Public Equities. In this role, Mr. Lawrence oversees approximately $2 billion of the Rice University endowment, including energy investments, timber assets, and public equity portfolios. Previously, he 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.