Eric Rice, Ph.D.
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Wellington Management

Eric is the portfolio manager of Wellington Management’s Global Impact strategy. He is also a thought leader for the development of social impact and other thematic investment ideas that support the firm’s portfolio managers and analysts. Eric has a long history as an analyst on multiple investment portfolios, conducting investment research that ranges across all geographies and macro-level issues, and incorporating investment themes into portfolios at the security level.

Eric’s passion for social impact developed through his work as diplomat in Rwanda with the US Department of State, and deepened during his doctoral studies and his position as a country economist at the World Bank. Eric received his PhD from Harvard University and his AB from the University of California at Berkeley, both in economics.