Karl Beinkampen
President

Karl Beinkampen
President

Mr. Beinkampen is the President of Leerink Capital Partners.

Mr. Beinkampen has nearly three decades of experience in the investment management industry.  Previously, Mr. Beinkampen worked at Wilshire Private Markets (“WPM”), a division of Wilshire Associates, where he was President and Chief Investment Officer, responsible for leading its global private markets business. From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Beinkampen served on WPM’s Business Committee and as Chair of its Investment Committee. He also served as a member of the Wilshire Associates Board of Directors from 2014 to 2018. Prior to Wilshire, Mr. Beinkampen spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently a Managing Director of the firm’s Alternative Investment Partners division. He began working with LBO sponsors in 1995 within Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking division, leading equity, fixed income and acquisition finance transactions, and joined Morgan Stanley’s Private Equity Fund of Funds business shortly after its inception in 2000. Earlier in his career, Mr. Beinkampen worked in mergers and acquisitions with Scully Brothers & Foss, as well as Kidder Peabody & Co.

Mr. Beinkampen is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University with a degree in Economics and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a dual degree in Finance and Operations Management. He is a CFA charterholder.