OSU Foundation - John Gilleland

October 4, 2023

John Gilleland_headshotJohn joined Campbell Global in 1982, just after its formation, and serves as Chief Executive Officer. He served as Chairman of the Board of Managers until acquisition of the firm by J.P. Morgan Asset Management in 2021. He is the Chairman of the Allocation and Compensation Groups, Vice-Chairman of the Investment Committee, and serves on the Responsible Investment Team for the firm, plus multiple investment boards. John also serves as Chairman of the Board of OneFortyOne Plantations (“OFO”), an Australian/New Zealand forest products company, and as the Chair of OFO’s People Committee, and serves on the OFO Health, Safety and Environment Committee as well.

John has extensive expertise in the capital markets and investment arena on behalf of the firm and its clients and was among the handful of entrepreneurs involved in the formation of the Timberland Investment Management asset class. John has performed virtually all executive functions while at Campbell Global, including acquisitions, business development and market planning, proposal development, contract design, fee setting, product design, tax structure, and strategic planning for the firm in addition to his traditional functions as CEO.

Prior to joining Campbell Global, John was an audit specialist at Deloitte & Touche, formerly Touche Ross & Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the Oregon Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs, among other associations, including the Australian Institute for Company Directors and the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA).

John holds a B.S. in Business, Accounting, and Finance from Oregon State University. He is a Board Trustee and member of the Finance Committee of the Catlin Gabel School, served on the boards of the Portland, OR and National chapters of Friends of the Children in multiple roles over their inaugural decades, and currently serves on the Friends of the Children National Emeritus Board of Directors, the Board of the Oregon Wildlife Foundation, and the Oregon State University Foundation Board of Trustees, as a member of their Investment and Audit Committees.