Benjamin H. Liou

MD, Equities & Bonds & Assistant Treasurer at J. Paul Getty Trust

Ben Liou joined the Trust in October 2001 and is the managing director for the public equities, private equities, and bond portfolios. He was appointed as assistant treasurer in June 2010. Prior to joining the Getty, Liou was an investment banking executive at Nomura Securities in their Tokyo and New York offices. While at Nomura, he was responsible for implementing British privatizations and equities transactions in the telecommunications and pharmaceuticals sectors. He was also a country relationship manager for China, Indonesia, and Vietnam, providing financial advisory services to various government agencies. Additionally, he has been vice president of IT mergers & acquisitions in Chicago and a principal at GCM Capital Markets in Irvine. Liou has a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He also has a J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he was a member of Law Review, and an M.B.A. from the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate School, where he was a Mayr Scholar.



  • MD, Equities & Bonds & Assistant Treasurer

    Current role