• PY_with_logo

    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • 2018-board

    The ACLS Board of Directors at the 2018 annual meeting.  William Kirby, board chair, is at Pauline's right. See board and committees.

  • 2018-PY-ELewis

    Pauline in conversation with Earl Lewis, then president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  See the video series.

ACLS Investment Committee



Heidi Pearlson

Heidi Carter Pearlson
Managing Partner
Adamas Partners, LLC

Heidi Carter Pearlson is a founder and managing partner of Adamas Partners, LLC which runs two hedge fund fund-of-funds.  Prior to Adamas, from 1996 through May of 2000, she worked at Cambridge Associates. As a consultant at Cambridge Associates, Pearlson worked with numerous not-for-profit colleges and universities, foundations, other endowed institutions and family groups on all asset classes and investment related issues. She was a specialist in marketable alternative assets including hedge funds, risk arbitrage, and distressed securities.

Pearlson graduated from Brown University with a BA in law and public policy in 1991 and from the Yale University School of Management in 1996. Prior to business school, she worked at Cambridge Associates for three years as a senior consulting associate and team leader.Presently, Pearlson serves on the investment committees of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the American Council of Learned Societies, and on the Board of Overseers of Children’s Hospital Boston and the Boston Children’s Museum.