Rich Nuzum

President, Wealth


Rich Nuzum is President of Mercer's Wealth business.

Rich’s specialty is in strategy setting for large investors. During the past 25 years Rich has provided investment advice to clients in more than 20 countries, including more than a dozen of the world’s 100 largest institutional investors. Rich has also consulted on social security and long-term savings reform in several countries and one US state.

Previously, Rich was the President and Global Business Leader for Mercer’s investment management business, global Chief Investment Officer for Mercer’s investment management business, and held a variety of other leadership roles while based in Tokyo, Singapore and later New York.

Rich has repeatedly been named to CIO Magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential investment consultants, and received CIO Magazine’s 2017 Industry Innovation Award as “Consultant of the Year."


Rich holds an MBA with High Honors in Analytic Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago, and a BA with Honors in Mathematical Sciences and Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University. Rich also did graduate work in international economics at Tokyo University. Rich is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute.