William Prather is a Director of Natural Resources, where he leads the endowments’ investment activities within natural resources across public and private markets. His focus is on energy, services, metals and mining, infrastructure and agriculture. Prior to joining UTIMCO, William worked at BlackRock in New York City where he was a portfolio manager/analyst investing across the capital structure in both public and private markets. He invested over $1bn into private markets and helped manage $300mm in long/short liquid investments. Before BlackRock, William was an Investment Banking Analyst at Lehman Brothers in New York City and an Analyst at Teton Capital in Austin, Texas. William is a CPA and a CFA charter holder and received an MPA and BBA from The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business.