Abby Joseph Cohen, CFA

Abby Joseph Cohen is an advisory director and senior investment strategist at Goldman Sachs in New York. Abby joined the firm in 1990 and was named partner in 1998. She began her career as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC.

Abby is a presidential councillor at Cornell University, where she chairs the steering committee for the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute for Innovation at Cornell Tech and is a life overseer of Weill Cornell Medicine. Abby is a member of the board executive committees of the Brookings Institution and the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she previously served as board chair. She is a former board chair of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. Abby is an advisor to the investment committees of Cornell University, the Metropolitan Opera and other institutions. She previously served as vice chair of the board of the New York Economic Club, and on the national board of the Smithsonian Institution. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Abby is an adjunct professor at Columbia University.

Abby earned degrees in economics and has received three honorary doctorates. She is recognized as a leader in US portfolio strategy and was previously ranked No. 1 by Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates. Her career is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study, a BusinessWeek cover story, and a profile in the New Yorker, including cartoon.