Christine A. Loughlin, CFA, CAIA


Christine began her career in the investment industry in 1995 and joined NEPC in 2003. She heads the Defined Contribution Practice at NEPC and is also a member of NEPC’s Executive Committee. She specializes in consulting to defined contribution plans on plan design, investment and governance issues. Christine is a regular speaker at conferences and has co-authored several pieces for NEPC, including “Participants Can Sue You, LaRue v. DeWolff,” “Mapping – What the New Regulations Suggest for Defined Contribution Plans,” “TIPS for Defined Contribution Investors,” “Roth 401(k) Revisited,” and “When Did Defined Contribution Get So Complex? Outsourcing Certain Functions of Your DC Program.”

Prior to joining NEPC, Christine worked as an investment consultant at Watson Wyatt, spending five years in the Wellesley, MA office and two years in the London office. She also worked at Pioneer Investment Management in Boston, and Heiden Associates and Peter D. Hart Associates, both in Washington DC.

Christine received her Master’s degree in Finance in 2003 from the London Business School. She received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1992. Christine holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations.

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