Priya Sara Mathur is serving her second term on the Board of Administration representing public agency
members of CalPERS.
She is Chair of the Health Benefits Committee and Vice Chair of the Risk Management Committee. She also
serves on the Benefits and Program Administration, Investment, Finance, and Board Governance committees and
the Policy Subcommittee of the Investment Committee.Ms. Mathur is a principal financial analyst for Bay Area
Rapid Transit District. In that capacity, she finances multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects, including BART’s
US$ 1.5 billion earthquake retrofit program.
Ms. Mathur has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business, University of
California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor’s degree in economics and literature from Connecticut College.Committees:
Governance and ethics (Chair).
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is an agency in the California executive branch
that “manages pension and health benefits for more than 1.6 million California public employees, retirees, and their
families”. As of June 30, 2014, CalPERS managed the second largest public pension fund in the United States, with
$300.3 billion in assets CalPERS.