Eugene Flood currently serves as the managing partner of Next Sector Capital, which focuses on impact investing in energy and natural resource sustainability, human health, and addressing the global wealth disparity. Flood also serves as the managing partner of A Cappella Partners, his family office that centers business, for-profit and not-for-profit board activity, community service and philanthropic efforts.
Flood is a member of the Janus Henderson Group board of directors. He serves as chairman of the Advisory Board for the University of North Carolina Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID), a world-renowned center focused on stopping the transmission of AIDS and infectious diseases as well as other health issues. Flood is on the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation; the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, a foundation that provides grants for outstanding early-career researchers in the basic sciences; and the Steering Board for the Eshelman Institute, an accelerator for transformative intellectual property ideas and products in health research, education and healthcare.
Flood previously served as an executive vice president and member of the executive management team at TIAA-CREF, where he also was a member of the Fortune 100 firm’s board of trustees. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF, Flood was president and CEO of Smith Breeden Associates, a Durham, N.C.-based asset management firm. He also formerly worked at Morgan Stanley, New York. Earlier in his career he served on the faculty of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business where he taught finance.
Flood holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Harvard University.