Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Interim Executive Vice President — Chief Financial Officer
Paul Jenny is currently the interim executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for the University of California system, while also continuing his role as UCSF senior vice chancellor, Finance and Administration (SVC). The CFO function at the UC Office of the President includes asset management, systemwide operating budget, capital finance and planning, and procurement.
Jenny joined UCSF in June 2016 as senior vice chancellor for Finance and Administration, a role critical to supporting the infrastructure that helps advance UCSF’s mission of patient care, education, research and community service.
At UCSF, Jenny serves as the campus chief business officer, managing a large, complex portfolio of central responsibilities, including resource management, budget, information technology, human resources, accounting and internal controls, material management, risk management, internal audit, police, housing, transportation, childcare, Millberry Union programs, capital planning, capital projects, and facilities management.
Jenny has extensive experience in academic resource management, strategic planning and modeling, policy development, and budgeting. Prior to his appointment at UCSF, Jenny served at the University of Washington from 2008–2016, most recently as senior vice president of planning and management.
He worked from 2004–2008 at UC Berkeley, where he served as associate vice chancellor, budget and resource planning, and previously as assistant vice chancellor, budget. Prior to his years at UC Berkeley, he was at the University of Alaska, the Brookings Institution and Loyola University New Orleans.
Jenny’s education includes an MBA with honors from Loyola University New Orleans and a B.A. in economics from the University of Washington in 1992.
Jenny served as president and immediate past president of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO), and he also recently served on the board of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). He lives in Oakland, with his wife, two sons, two dogs and a flock of chickens.