Chief investment officers (CIOs) are in charge of raising capital and negotiating investment deals on behalf of their company. They are responsible for managing fund portfolios to increase overall profits, as well as researching companies and investment options to identify the ones that will generate the most profit for their organization. They use their expertise in financial matters to contribute ideas on possible company spending actions and share important financial knowledge with other executives to help reach a consensus on investment options. CIOs develop strong business relationships with other organizations, as well as interact with finance professionals in a variety of settings such as while investing, negotiating, and making purchases.
Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Tasks
Identify and reduce risk to company investment portfolios.
Make decisions about where to invest funds and make changes according to market conditions.
Design investment portfolios which reflect company goals.
Conduct or oversee analysis of investment portfolios.