Shelby Wanstrath

Co-Head of PE Funds, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

About Shelby Wanstrath

Shelby is the Co-Head of Private Equity Funds at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. She has responsibility for the group’s $16bn private equity funds portfolio and is a member of the Private Equity Investment and Management Committees. Shelby joined TRS in 2014 from the London office of Partner’s Group, where she led European private equity investments and served on the Investment Committee. Previously, she also worked on the investment teams at WhiteHorse Capital and Prudential Capital Group. She holds an MBA from London Business School and an MS in Accounting and a BBA from Southern Methodist University. She is also a CFA charterholder.

Job Role

LP - Non fee-earning

Organization Type

Pension Fund

Asset Class

Private Equity/Buyouts Growth Equity


$100bn plus