Betsy Thedford


BETSY THEDFORD, JD, CPA is a Managing Partner and Chief Compliance Officer at Windham Capital Management, LLC. She joined the firm in 2019 and is responsible for oversight of all legal and compliance matters.


Prior to joining Windham, Betsy was the Director of Compliance/Counsel and Principal of Highfields Capital Management LP, where she oversaw the implementation of the compliance program and advised the firm on legal and regulatory compliance matters, including the rules and regulations of the SEC, CFTC, NFA, and other regulatory bodies. Prior to joining Highfields in 2014, she was a Director within PwC’s Regulatory Practice specializing in investment management. At PwC, Betsy helped numerous advisers analyze their compliance environment and address regulatory change in the Boston and London office. Betsy first started working with investment managers in the PwC Assurance Practice. There she focused on auditing registered investment companies, hedge funds, real estate, private equity funds and performing related controls attestation engagements.


Betsy holds a Juris Doctor in Business Law and Financial Services with distinction from Suffolk University Law School. She also holds a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Colorado Boulder. Betsy is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Massachusetts Bar.