Heather E. Brilliant

Diamond Hill Investment Group

Heather Brilliant brings more than 20 years of domestic and international investment industry experience to her role as President & CEO. Most recently, she served as CEO, Americas with First State Investments. Prior to that role, she spent almost 14 years with Morningstar where she served as global head of equity & credit research before advancing to CEO, Morningstar Australasia. Earlier in her career, Heather held several roles analyzing both credit and equity at firms including Bank of America and Driehaus Capital Management. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and serves as the Chair of CFA Institute Board of Governors. She currently serves as a CBWN (Chicago Booth Women’s Network) Ambassador—Columbus. Heather earned her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a degree in economics from Northwestern University.

Year appointed: 2019