Rich Robben is the Executive Director, Office of Investments, for Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) where he is responsible for overseeing the fixed income, equity, and alternative asset divisions, and serves as the primary advisor to the KRS Investment Committee. Mr. Robben also assists in developing policies and procedures to safeguard the Systems' assets.
Mr. Robben began his investment career with Invesco Ltd. as the Director of Information Technology, and became the Senior Portfolio Manager in September 2002. He served in this role until 2007 when he joined Deutsche Bank as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager and later became an Investment Officer with Stock Yards Bank & Trust in Louisville. He joined KRS in January 2015 as the Deputy Chief Investment officer and Director of Fixed Income, and was promoted to Interim Executive Director, Office of Investments, in 2017.
Mr. Robben received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Management from Bellarmine University in Louisville. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Institute charterholder.