GAC Member Directory

Member Directory

Zahra Aga Khan AB '94 | France | Secretariat of the Aga Khan
Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland AB '76, MBA '79 | Norway | Consultant
Wendy D. Appelbaum KSGEE '03 | South Africa | DeMorgenzon Estate
Joseph Y. Bae AB '94 | New York | Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Hakeem Belo-Osagie MBA '80 | Nigeria | FSDH Holding Company Limited
Myma Belo-Osagie LLM '78, SJD '85 | Nigeria | Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Lincoln E. Benet MBA '89 | United Kingdom | Access Industries
Luciana Bezerra de Oliveira AM '96, PhD '98 | Brazil | STS GAEA Capital
Elif Bilgi Zapparoli MBA '94 | Turkey | Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Lloyd Blankfein AB '75, JD '78 | United States | Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Len Blavatnik MBA '89 | United States/United Kingdom | Access Industries
Osman F. Boyner MPA '01 | Turkey | Boyner Sanayi A.S.
James W. Breyer MBA '87 | United States | Breyer Capital
Gerald L. Chan SM '75, SD '79 | United States | Morningside Group
Jeffrey Cheah | Malaysia | The Sunway Group
Dhanin Chearavanont | Thailand | Charoen Pokphand Group
Soopakij Chearavanont | Thailand | Charoen Pokphand Group Company Ltd.
Charles Chen Yidan | China | Tencent
Adrian Cheng | Hong Kong | New World Development Company Limited
Howard Cox MBA '69 | United States | Special Limited Partner
Aliko Dangote | Nigeria | The Dangote Group
Henri d'Arenberg | Belgium | be.Source and Arenberg Foundation, both private foundations under Belgian law
Paul Desmarais Jr. | Canada | Power Corp. of Canada
Paul B. Edgerley MBA '83 | United States | Bain Capital Private Equity
Mary Callahan Erdoes MBA '93 | United States | JP Morgan
Amy C. Falls MP '89| United States | Northwestern University
Sabrina W. Fung AB '93 | Hong Kong | Fung Retailing Limited
Victor Kwok-King Fung PhD '71 | Hong Kong | Fung Group
Mala Gaonkar AB '91, MBA '96 | United States | Lone Pine Capital
Claudio Garcia | Brazil/United States | The Garcia Family Foundation
Renata Santiago Orphao Garcia | Brazil/United States | The Garcia Family Foundation
Jaime Gilinski MBA '80 | Colombia | Banco GNB Sudameris
Rati Godrej | India | American board-certified physician
Robert F. Greenhill MBA '62 | United States | Greenhill & Co, Inc.
Srishti Gupta AB ’97, AM ’97, MD ’02, MPP ’03 | Switzerland | McKinsey & Company
Claudio L. Haddad OPM '87 | Brazil | Insper Institute of Education & Research
Margaret A. Hamburg AB '77, GSAS '78, MD '83 | United States | Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine
Gustave M. Hauser, Esq. LLB '53* | United States | Hauser Communications
Rita E. Hauser HLS '58 | United States | The Hauser Foundation, Inc.
Patrick J. Healy AB '89, MBA '94 | United Kingdom | Hellman & Friedman LLC
John B. Hess AB '75, MBA '77 | United States | Hess Corporation
Ragnar Horn MBA '89 | Norway/United Kingdom | Taconic AS
Fred Hu AM '93, PhD '93 | Hong Kong | Primavera Capital Group
André R. Jakurski MBA '73 | Brazil | JGP
Işık Keçeci Aşur MBA '97 | Turkey | Infinity Invest Holding, A.Ş.
Chris J. Kirubi OPM '00* | Kenya | Haco Industries Kenya
Michael Klein | United States | M. Klein and Company, LLC
Ali Y. Koç MBA '97 | Turkey | Koç Holding A.S.
James C. Kralik AB '86, MBA '90 | China | Linden Street Capital Limited
Janice Lee AB '94 | New York | Author
Kewsong Lee AB '86, MBA '90 | United States | The Carlyle Group
Mie Kyung "Miky" Lee AM '86, GSAS '90 | Korea | CJ Entertainment & Media
Mou-Shiung Lin SM '78, PhD '82 | Taiwan | iCometrue Company Ltd.
Yunli Lou AB '91 | China | Milestone Capital
Andrónico Luksic | Chile | Luksic Group
Michael M. Lynton AB '82, MBA '87 | United States | Snap, Inc.
Scott D. Malkin AB '80, MBA '83, JD '84 | United Kingdom | Value Retail PLC and S.D. Malkin Properties
José Roberto Marinho | Brazil | Grupo Globo
Jessica Tuchman Mathews AB '67 | United States | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Sean McLaughlin AB '91 | United States | Flyntlok, Airframes Alaska
Scott Mead AB '77 | United Kingdom | Richmond Park Partners LLP
Nikhil Meswani | India | Reliance Industries
Mickey Mikitani | Japan | Rakuten Group, Inc.
Karen Gordon Mills AB '75, MBA '77 | United States | MMP Group
Aditya Mittal | India/United Kingdom | ArcelorMittal
Lakshmi N. Mittal | India | ArcelorMittal
Sunil Bharti Mittal OPM '99 | India | Bharti Enterprises
Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani MPA '82, GSAS '88 | United States | DNO and RAK Petroleum plc
Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani | United States | Goldman Sachs
Patrice Motsepe | South Africa | African Rainbow Minerals
Vas Narasimhan MD '02, MMP '03 | Switzerland/United States | Novartis
Idan Ofer | United Kingdom | Quantum Pacific
Adebayo O. Ogunlesi MBA '78, JD '79 | United States | Global Infrastructure Partners
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala AB '77 | Nigeria | Lazard Ltd.
Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer AB '89, JD '93* | South Africa/United Kingdom | Isibindi Trust
Alexander Otto AB '90, MBA '94 | Germany | ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG
Murat Özyeğin MBA '03 | Turkey | FIBA Group
Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor | Peru | Intercorp
Swati A. Piramal MPH '92 | India | Piramal Enterprises Limited
Thierry G. Porté AB '79, MBA '82 | United States | J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC
Arvind Raghunathan | United States/India | Roc Capital Management, LP
Philip T. "Terry" Ragon | United States | InterSystems Corporation
Alejandro Ramírez Magana AB '94, MBA '01 | Mexico | Cinépolis
Hartley Rogers AB '81, MBA '85 | United States | Hamilton Lane
David M. Rubenstein | United States | The Carlyle Group
Robert E. Rubin AB '60 | United States | Council on Foreign Relations and Centerview Partners
Charles Emmitt Ryan AB '89 | United States | UFG Asset Management
Suzan SabancI Dinçer | Turkey | Akbank
Chella Safra | Brazil/United States | Moise Y. Safra Foundation
Alejandro Santo Domingo AB '99 | United States | Quadrant Capital Advisors
Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo | Colombia | Grupo Aval
Stephen A. Schwarzman MBA '72 | United States | The Blackstone Group L.P.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma | India | Paytm
Ramez Sousou AB '87, MBA '92 | United Kingdom | TowerBrook Capital Partners
Sribala Subramanian | United States/India | Journalist/Author
Ramakrishna Sudireddy | United States | CHiL Semiconductor and Bayfleet Holdings, LLC
Ratan N. Tata AMP '75 | India | Tata Group
Sunny Varkey | United Arab Emirates | GEMS Education
Claude Wasserstein | United States | Fine Day Ventures
Peter A. Weinberg MBA '83 | United States | Perella Weinberg Partners
Susan Wojcicki AB '90 | United States | YouTube
Hansjörg Wyss MBA '65 | Switzerland/United States | The Wyss Foundation
Marjorie M. T. Yang MBA '76 | Hong Kong | Esquel Group
Xiang-Dong (X. D.) Yang AB '87, MBA '92 | Hong Kong | Carlyle Asia Partners
Siddharth Yog MBA '04 | India | The Xander Group Inc.
Jianming Yu PhD '98 | China | New Horizon Capital
Paolo Zapparoli MBA '94 | United States | 92 Ventures
Leah Joy Zell AB '71, AM '72, PhD '79 | United States | Lizard Investors LLC
Zhang Xin | China | SOHO China Limited
Zhengdong Zhu | China | China Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL)
Jaime A. Zobel de Ayala II AB '81, MBA '87 | Philippines | Ayala Corporation

*In memoriam

 

 

Aga Khan

ZAHRA AGA KHAN AB '94

France | Secretariat of the Aga Khan

Princess Zahra Aga Khan AB '94 is a member of the board of directors of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of development agencies that work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in over 30 countries around the world, particularly in Asia and Africa. She has policy and management responsibility for the health, education, and planning and building services companies of the AKDN and their institutions, working in 12 countries in the developing world. She is also involved in policy and strategy matters relating to the other development institutions of the AKDN.

Princess Zahra has worked within the AKDN since graduating from Harvard College in 1994. She is a trustee of the Aga Khan University, sits on the board of the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance, and works with various institutions supported by the Ismaili Muslim community in the areas of social and economic development.

Princess Zahra attended Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland and received an AB cum laude in development studies from Harvard College. She also completed a four-month program at Massachusetts General Hospital to enhance her understanding of health care systems and the delivery of advanced medical care, as well as an executive finance course at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Alvarez-Bjelland

TERESITA ALVAREZ-BJELLAND AB '76, MBA '79

Norway | Consultant

Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland AB '76, MBA '79 is an independent consultant and professional board member residing in Oslo, Norway. Her interests are specifically focused on education, cultural exchange, and human rights. She established and runs a nonprofit counseling bureau to advise students applying to universities in the U.K. and U.S. Her affiliations include tenures on the boards of directors of the Norwegian American Foundation in Oslo and Freedom Now in Washington, D.C. She also serves on the Nordic Council of the UWC (United World College)—Red Cross Nordic, on the advisory board for the Kistefos Public Service Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School, and is the co-chair of the Cuban Studies Program Advisory Group at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. Alvarez-Bjelland has been recognized by numerous areas of the University, receiving the Radcliffe Distinguished Service Award, the Hiram S. Hunn Award from the Harvard College Admissions Office, the HAA Award, and the 2019 Harvard Medal, bestowed in recognition of extraordinary service to the University.

Before turning her energy to the nonprofit sector, Alvarez-Bjelland held executive management positions with Estée Lauder, Bates Advertising, and Johnson Wax.

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Appelbaum

WENDY D. APPELBAUM KSGEE '03

South Africa | DeMorgenzon Estate

Wendy Appelbaum chairs De Morgenzon Estate, a wine farm and agricultural business in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Through the Wendy Appelbaum Foundation, her company initiates, selects, and drives programs addressing the health and education interests and concerns of South African women.

Appelbaum holds various directorships and trusteeships and serves as a member of numerous organizations registered both in South Africa and abroad. These include the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (Pty) Limited, a post-graduate teaching hospital of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; the Donald Gordon Foundation, the largest private charitable foundation in Africa; and the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-South Africa).

Appelbaum is a member of the Women's Leadership Board and the Global Advisory Council at Harvard University. She is also a member of the International Women's Forum. She was previously the deputy-chair of Women's Investment Portfolio Limited (Wiphold), the first women-controlled company to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with then assets in excess of R1 billion.

In 2006, Wendy was recognized as one of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs by the National Foundation for Women Business Owners, an organization that honors and promotes female entrepreneurial excellence. In 2012, she received the International Women's Forum South Africa Excellence Award in recognition of a sterling contribution to business and community. Wendy was named the 2015 Forbes Businesswoman of the Year and Forbes Africa Woman of the Year. In 2017, she was named Business Leader of the Year by Die Burger and the Cape Town Business Chamber.

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Bae

JOSEPH Y. BAE AB '94

New York | Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Joseph Y. Bae AB '94 is the co-president and co-chief operating officer of KKR. He joined KKR in 1996. Most recently, he was the managing partner of KKR Asia and the global head of KKR's Infrastructure and Energy Real Asset businesses. He is the chairman of KKR's Asia and Americas Private Equity Investment Committees and also serves as a member of KKR's European Private Equity, Growth Equity, Energy, Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Special Situations Investment Committees. He is also a member of KKR's Risk Management Committee and Inclusion and Diversity Council.

Bae is co-chair of Harvard's Asia-Pacific Campaign Committee and a member of the Campaign Steering Committee for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He serves as a charter trustee at Phillips Academy Andover. He is also a board member of the Asia Society and Lincoln Center.

Bae graduated from Phillips Academy Andover in 1990 and received an AB magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1994.

He is married to Janice Lee AB '94.

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Hakeem Belo-Osagie

HAKEEM BELO-OSAGIE MBA '80

Nigeria | FSDH Holding Company Limited

Hakeem Belo-Osagie is a well-respected Nigerian entrepreneur with a track record of leading and backing highly successful private investments in various sectors of the Nigerian economy. Belo-Osagie is the chairman of the board of FSDH Holding Company Ltd., which includes among its holdings a merchant bank, an asset management company, a pension fund administration company, and a securities trading company. Belo-Osagie chairs the board of Chocolate City Group, a leading entertainment conglomerate in Nigeria. He was recently appointed an Expert Global Advisor and member of the International Advisory Group of Equinor, the Norwegian energy company previously known as Statoil. He is also the main stakeholder in and chair of the board of Duval Properties Ltd., a real estate company engaged in a mixed-use development in Abuja, Nigeria. He is a member of both the Global Board of Advisors for the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institute. Additionally, he serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the Harvard University Center for African Studies. For the past two years, Belo-Osagie has, together with Professor Caroline Elkins, taught the special intensive course on business in Africa as part of the MBA program at Harvard Business School. In 2019 he accepted a part-time term appointment as a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School.

Belo-Osagie has an AB in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University, a law degree from Cambridge University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Myma Belo-Osagie

MYMA BELO-OSAGIE LLM '78, SJD '85

Nigeria | Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie

Myma Adwowa Belo-Osagie is partner emeritus (of counsel) in the law firm of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (UUBO), which she cofounded in 1985. Belo-Osagie has primarily focused on advising corporate clients, in particular international corporations establishing or restructuring (by way of mergers and acquisitions) businesses in Nigeria in the oil and gas, telecommunications, and general corporate sectors or corporations undertaking private equity investments. In addition, Belo-Osagie has participated in the drafting of various pieces of legislation, the most recent being the legislation that established Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund.

As managing partner of UUBO, Belo-Osagie established the administrative foundations of the firm and spearheaded the growth of the firm from a two-partner, three-fee-earner partnership to an internationally regarded tier one law firm with three offices, five partners, and over 20 fee earners, placing UUBO within the top five law firms in Nigeria. More recently, as senior partner she supervised the strategic direction of the firm during its expansion to its current size of 13 partners and 50-plus fee earners. As partner emeritus (of counsel), she will maintain oversight of this process.

Belo-Osagie has previously served on a number of boards, including the board of FSDH Merchant Bank (Nigeria). Currently she sits on a number of corporate boards, including the boards of Africa Opportunity Fund, Boston Investments Ltd./Ghana Airport City Development Ltd., and African Fabric Holdings BV. She also serves as a trustee on the boards of a number of international and pan-African organizations, including the Corona Schools Trust Council (Nigeria), the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association (Nigeria), the advisory board of the African Leadership Academy (South Africa), the Dean’s Advisory Board of Harvard Law School, the advisory board of Harvard University’s Center for African Studies, the Growing Businesses Foundation (Nigeria), and the board of the African Wildlife Foundation (Kenya/U.S.A). In 2018, she was elected an international honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

A married mother of four, she is an avid supporter of Nigerian and Ghanaian art and artists and for many years supported an arts and business foundation intended to encourage Nigerian institutions to build their collections of Nigerian art.

She and her husband, Hakeem Belo-Osagie, support the annual Hakeem & Myma Belo-Osagie Distinguished African Business and Entrepreneurship Lecture Series, cohosted by the Harvard Center for African Studies and “Africa Rising: Understanding Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Complexities of a Continent,” a short immersion program at Harvard Business School.

She has an LLB from the University of Ghana, Legon, and an LLM and SJD from Harvard Law School.

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LINCOLN E. BENET MBA '89

United Kingdom | Access Industries

Lincoln E. Benet MBA '89 is the chief executive officer of Access Industries, a privately held industrial group founded by Len Blavatnik MBA '89, with long-term holdings worldwide spanning natural resources and chemicals; technology, media, and telecom; and real estate. Prior to joining Access Industries in 2006, Benet was a managing director at Morgan Stanley, where he worked for 17 years in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, fixed income, and capital markets.

Benet is a board member of LyondellBasell Industries, Perform Group, and Warner Music Group.

Benet received an AB summa cum laude in economics from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Coelho

LUCIANA BEZERRA DE OLIVEIRA AM '96, PHD '98

Brazil | STS GAEA Capital

Luciana Bezerra de Oliveira AM '96, PhD '98 is the founding and managing partner of STS GAEA Capital, an independent investment company focused on long-term investments and on corporate advisory services. Before founding STS GAEA in 2013, de Oliveira was one of the founding partners of STK Capital, an asset management company focused on public equities and one of the founding partners of Virtus BR Partners, a financial advisory boutique. De Oliveira worked as an investment banker in Brazil and in the U.S. at Banco Santander, ABN Amro, Merrill Lynch, and Lehman Brothers. De Oliveira served as a member of the board of directors of Norte Energia S.A. (Belo Monte Hydroelectric Complex) and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Network of Women Leaders for Sustainability—part of the Ministry of the Environment of Brazil. Currently, de Oliveira is a member of the board of directors of Energisa S.A., a member of the board of directors of Restoque S.A., a cofounder and member of the Board of Directors of Instituto República, and a cofounder and vice president of the Instituto Vassouras Cultural. Luciana is also a partner of the Columbia University Global Center of Rio de Janeiro, a patron of the Art Museum of São Paulo (MASP), and a patron of the Pinacoteca of São Paulo State. De Oliveira has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a master’s degree in economics from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and a master’s and a PhD in economics in the fields of finance and theory from Harvard University.

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Bilgi

ELIF BILGI MBA '94

Turkey | Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Elif Bilgi Zapparoli MBA '94 has been the cohead of Global Capital Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch since June 2018. Bilgi Zapparoli joined the firm in 2010 as country executive of Turkey, headed CEEMEA Investment Banking and Global Sovereign Wealth Funds Coverage, and was named cohead of Asia Pacific Global Corporate & Investment Banking in 2016. Prior to that, she was the chairman of EFG Istanbul Securities, a company she founded.

In 2004, Bilgi Zapparoli was identified as one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.

Bilgi Zapparoli holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of arts degree in economics and international relations from Brown University and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Bilgi Zapparoli served from 2009 to 2019 as a member of the Supervisory Board of OMV Aktiengesellschaft. She is a trustee at Robert College. Bilgi Zapparoli is on the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University.

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Blankfein

LLOYD BLANKFEIN AB '75, JD '78

United States | Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Lloyd Blankfein AB '75, JD '78 is senior chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. He joined the J. Aron Currency and Commodities Division of Goldman Sachs in 1982 after working as an attorney in a law firm. Blankfein was named partner in 1988 and cohead of the J. Aron Division in 1994. He became cohead of the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division as of its formation in 1997 and was based in London from 1997 to 1999 in that capacity. Blankfein served as vice chairman of Goldman Sachs from 2002 through 2003, with management responsibility for the FICC and Equities Divisions. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, he served as the firm's president and chief operating officer from December 2003 through June 2006. He served as the firm's chairman and chief executive officer from 2006 through September 2018 and remained as chairman through December 2018.

Blankfein earned a JD from Harvard Law School in 1978 and an AB from Harvard College in 1975. Among his affiliations with nonprofit organizations, Blankfein is a member of the Dean's Advisory Board at Harvard Law School, the Board of Dean's Advisors of Harvard Business School, the Dean's Council of Harvard University, the Board of Overseers of Weill Cornell Medical College, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Blavatnik

LEN BLAVATNIK MBA '89

United States/United Kingdom | Access Industries

Len Blavatnik MBA '89 is the founder and chairman of Access Industries, a privately held industrial group with global strategic investments in natural resources and chemicals, media and telecommunications, venture capital, and real estate. Among its other investments, Access owns Warner Music Group, a leading global music company, and holds a significant stake in LyondellBasell Industries, the world's third-largest independent chemical company.

An active philanthropist, Blavatnik and the Blavatnik Family Foundation support numerous leading educational, cultural, and charity institutions, including Tel Aviv University, Carnegie Hall, Tate, and Lincoln Center. In 2007, Blavatnik created the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists to acknowledge the excellence of exceptional young scientists and engineers in the U.S.; in 2017, the awards were expanded to encompass the U.K. and Israel. In 2010, Blavatnik established the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. Blavatnik was knighted in the Queen's 2017 Birthday Honors for his services to philanthropy.

In 2013, the Blavatnik Family Foundation gave $50 million to Harvard University to launch a major initiative to expedite the development of basic science discoveries into breakthrough therapies for patients and cures for disease. The Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator identifies early-stage, highly promising technologies and prepares them for licensing and commercial development. The gift also created the Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship Program at Harvard Business School to provide MBA students with experience in life science entrepreneurship through exposure to the biomedical projects supported by the Accelerator.

In November 2018, the Foundation pledged $200 million to Harvard Medical School to accelerate the pace of therapeutic discovery and support initiatives aimed at solving some of humanity's most acute biomedical challenges. The gift, the largest in the School's 236-year history, will help propel Harvard's mission in transforming health through curiosity-driven research that stimulates the development of new therapies and tools to diagnose and prevent disease.

In April 2019, the Foundation pledged an additional $10 million to extend the existing Blavatnik HBS Biomedical Accelerator Fellowship Program through 2029.

Blavatnik studied as an undergraduate in Moscow and received a master's degree in computer science from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Boyner

OSMAN F. BOYNER MPA '01

Turkey | Boyner Sanayi A.S.

Osman F. Boyner MPA '01 joined Boyner Sanayi as chief executive officer in 2001. He has focused on private equity opportunities in the construction materials and textile sectors, among others. Additionally, Boyner is the founder and chief executive officer of BD Otomotiv, a company that focuses on the distribution, production, and charging of electric vehicles in Turkey and several other metropolitan areas in Europe.

Boyner previously worked for Bank Julius Baer in New York, where he spent three years mainly in the risk management division. He also worked for Bain, Cuneo e Associati, Istanbul, and the Cambridge Incubator, where he concentrated on starting incubator and venture capital funds. During this time, he cofounded the Turkish Venture Capital Association.

Boyner is a board member of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) and a member of the Propeller Club of Turkey, an international forum for English-speaking business executives. In 2005, he was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. He has also served as a member of the Consultative Committee for the Turkish Textile Employers' Association.

In addition to an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School, Boyner received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a graduate degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Imperial College London.

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Breyer

JAMES W. BREYER MBA '87

United States | Breyer Capital

Jim Breyer is the founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Breyer has been an early investor in over 40 technology companies that have completed highly successful public offerings or mergers. Headed by Breyer as a lead investor and director, many of these investments returned well over 100 times their cost, and over a dozen more have returned well over 25 times their cost. Breyer is also the co-chairman of IDG Capital, based in Beijing, with offices in Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, and Shanghai as well. Breyer currently serves on the board of directors of Blackstone (BX) and has previously served as an investor/lead director at Dell, Etsy, Facebook, Marvel Entertainment, 21st Century Fox, Walmart, and many other highly successful technology and media companies.

Breyer is currently the chairman of the advisory board at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. He is a fellow of the Harvard Corporation, Harvard's senior governing board. In addition, Breyer is a volunteer and board member at a number of other philanthropic organizations, including the Stanford University Human Assisted Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program, where he is a founding member.

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Chan

GERALD L. CHAN SM '75, SD '79

United States | Morningside Group

Gerald L. Chan SM '75, SD '79 is the cofounder of Morningside Group, a diversified investment group engaged in private equity and venture capital investments. Chan is a member of the Dean's Board of Advisors of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, which was renamed in honor of his father, T.H. Chan, following a gift from the Morningside Foundation in 2014. He chairs the Innovation Advisory Committee of the Wellcome Trust and is a trustee of the Scripps Research Institute.

In recognition of Chan's contribution to science and business, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Six universities have conferred on him honorary degrees. He holds honorary fellowships at Trinity College, Cambridge University, and Wolfson College, Oxford University. In 2019, he gave the Andrew Carnegie Lecture at the University of Glasgow and was awarded the President’s Medal of Excellence from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

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Cheah

JEFFREY CHEAH

Malaysia | The Sunway Group

Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah is the founder and chairman of Sunway Group, one of Malaysia's largest conglomerates, with core interests in property, construction, education, and health care, operating in 50 locations worldwide. He is also the founding trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation (JCF), Malaysia's largest education-focused social enterprise.

Cheah is the founding trustee of the boards of the Mahathir Science Award Foundation, the Razak School of Government, and the Perdana Leadership Foundation. He is also a member of the Leadership Council of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network; Harvard's Committee on University Resources; the Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council; and the chairman and cofounder of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute.

Through JCF, Cheah has made generous benefactions to world-renowned universities, including the establishment of the Jeffrey Cheah Professorship, the Jeffrey Cheah Visiting Professorship, the Jeffrey Cheah Travel Grants, and the Jeffrey Cheah Funds for Southeast Asia Studies at Harvard University. JCF also established the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia to deepen its academic partnership with Harvard and other leading universities by conducting and promoting joint research and teaching on the economies, societies, politics, and cultures of Southeast Asia.

Cheah has been appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) by the prime minister of Australia and Honorary Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) by Malaysia's inspector-general of police. He was also appointed by the minister of education to serve on Malaysia's education panel, which reviews the nation's education system.

Cheah has been conferred 10 honorary doctorates by leading universities worldwide. He has twice been recognized by Forbes Asia as a "Hero of Philanthropy," and he recently received the Channel NewsAsia Lifetime Achievement Luminary Award; the Malaysian Institute of Management's Malaysian Leadership Excellence Award; and the Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture, and Education.

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Chearavanont

DHANIN CHEARAVANONT

Thailand | Charoen Pokphand Group

Dhanin Chearavanont is senior chairman of the Charoen Pokphand Group (CP). Founded in the 1920s in Bangkok, CP today comprises global businesses covering animal protein production, food manufacturing, industrial production, financial services, international trading, modern trade and retailing, telecommunications, and property development. With 300,000 employees and an annual turnover of $50 billion, CP has production bases in 20 countries in Asia, Europe, and the United States. CP's agribusiness in livestock and aquaculture in Thailand, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh, Turkey, and Russia operates as an integrated chain—from primary production and processing to sale and distribution. CP’s food manufacturing and marketing presence in the United States has been significantly enhanced with its recent acquisition of Bellisio Foods, which produces frozen meals for retail food service and co-pack customers. As the first foreign investor in China, CP has for the last 40 years expanded its business footprint across the country in livestock feed, food, pharmaceuticals, and automotive production as well as retail and financial services.

Dhanin Chearavanont is recognized internationally for promoting national development, people's well-being, and international business understanding. Cited by the Chinese national media as "one of China's best-known international friends," Dhanin is the inaugural and current president of the officially sanctioned China Association of Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs. In its business case studies, Harvard Business School has highlighted Dhanin's contributions in the Chinese rural sector, particularly CP agribusiness development in China over the decades. For his part in furthering CP's investment in Russia, Dhanin has been awarded the Order of Saint Nicholas by the Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker Charitable Foundation. For several years running, Forbes magazine has ranked him in its lists of the world's top world entrepreneurs, citing him as "Asia's Businessman of the Year" in 2011.

In 2012, Dhanin received two international awards: the Lifetime Achievement Award from CNBC Asia Pacific and the Lifetime Achievement Award from Bloomberg Businessweek Thailand. In 2015, New Zealand's Massey University conferred on him an honorary doctorate of science for his contribution to world food and agriculture development. In 2018, Corporate Governance Asia, the authoritative journal concerned with corporate governance and other issues relating to corporate competitiveness and dynamism in Asia, cited Dhanin as “Asia's Best CEO (Investor Relations)” in its Asian Excellence Awards. For his “laudable contribution” to China's Reform and Opening policy, Dhanin received an award from the official China News Service in Beijing in January 2019.

Dhanin's business sustainability philosophy is encapsulated in his “Three Benefits Principle”—benefit to the people, benefit to the country, benefit to the company—which is born of CP's long-standing engagement with the developing economies of the world. He sees it as the guiding principle for CP's quest to become the “Kitchen of the World.”

Dhanin is married to Khunying Tawee Chearavanont. They have three sons and two daughters.

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SOOPAKIJ CHEARAVANONT

Thailand | Charoen Pokphand Group Company Ltd.

Soopakij Chearavanont is the chairman of the Charoen Pokphand Group Company Ltd. Chearavanont has extensive multinational investment and management experience in various industries, and also holds chairmanships and directorships in several subsidiaries of the company as well as directorships in reputable international public conglomerates.

In addition to serving as chairman and executive director of C.P. Pokphand Co. Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), he is also chairman and executive director of C.P. Lotus Corporation (listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), chairman and nonexecutive director of Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited (listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), a director of CP ALL Public Company Ltd. (listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand), a director of True Corporation Public Company Ltd. (listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand), an executive chairman of True Visions Group Company Ltd., a chairman of C.T. Bright Holdings Ltd., and a nonexecutive director of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Boards of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange).

In addition to his extensive professional achievements, Chearavanont has served as an advisor to numerous government committees in Thailand and received many official honors and decorations in Thailand, China, and Russia for his wider contribution to both the businesses and communities of these countries. His important international mandates include Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation for the provinces of Phuket, Krabi, and Phang-Nga since 2008; chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in China since 2010; and representative of Overseas Chinese of the National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in 2018. Chearavanont received the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand in 2013 and the Russian Foreign Ministry Decorations for Interaction Badge in 2017, the special church and memorial medals serving as tokens of appreciation for his playing an important part in facilitating Russian-Thai cooperation and his contribution to the 120-year celebration of the diplomatic relationships established between Thailand and Russia in 2018.

Chearavanont graduated with a bachelor of science from the College of Business and Public Administration of New York University and was granted an honorary doctor of philosophy in business administration from Ramkhamhaeng University in Thailand for his economic and social contribution to the country.

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CHARLES CHEN YIDAN

China | Tencent

Dr. Charles Chen Yidan is the core founder of Tencent, founder and honorary chairman of the Tencent Charity Foundation, and the founder of the Yidan Prize.

In 1998, Dr. Charles Chen Yidan cofounded Tencent and served as chief administrative officer. In June 2007, Chen led Tencent to launch the Tencent Charity Foundation, the very first charity foundation in China's internet industry, and has been the honorary Chairman of Tencent Charity Foundation ever since. After leaving office in 2013, he served as the lifetime honorary consultant of Tencent. Since 2009, Chen has been dedicated to setting up Wuhan College, a pioneer nonprofit private university in China. In 2016, Chen made an endowment of HK$2.5 billion (about $320 million USD) to set up the Yidan Prize, a worldwide education award. In 2018, Chen donated Tencent shares to set up a charitable trust with a market value of more than HK$4 billion, focusing on furthering the development of education.

In recognition of his philanthropic work, Dr. Chen was awarded the China Charity Award and listed among China's top 10 philanthropists in 2013, ranked the top of the 13th annual China Charity Ranking in 2016, and in 2017 Forbes ranked him as China's top philanthropist. Chen is also known as the “First Man of Chinese Internet Philanthropy” and the “Father of Internet Philanthropy”.

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ADRIAN CHENG

Hong Kong | New World Development Company Limited

Appointed as an executive director in March 2007, Adrian Cheng became executive director and joint general manager of New World Development Company Limited in March 2012 and was redesignated as executive vice chairman and joint general manager in April 2015. In March 2017, he was redesignated as executive vice chairman and general manager.

Adrian Cheng is a member of the executive committee and the chairman of the Sustainability Committee of the board of directors of New World Development. Cheng is an executive director of New World Department Store China Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, and a non-executive director of Giordano International Limited, i-CABLE Communications Limited, and New Century Healthcare Holding Co. Limited, all public companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). He was an executive director of International Entertainment Corporation and a non-executive vice chairman of Modern Media Holdings Limited, both HKEX listed public companies, up to his resignation on June 10, 2017, and August 26, 2017, respectively. He is an executive director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company until its delisting on August 4, 2016. He is a director of Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited, both substantial shareholders of New World Development Company. Cheng is also the chairman of New World Group Charity Foundation Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of the group.

Cheng oversees the strategic direction for the company’s property development and investment activities. He launched New World’s The Artisanal Movement in January 2015 and currently oversees the company’s large-scale developments, including Victoria Dockside and Skycity. In 2008, Cheng launched the K11 brand, a museum-retail complex that is at the nexus of art and commerce, and has since extended K11’s reach across retail, hospitality, offices, and nonprofit art education through the K11 Art Foundation. He also directs early-stage funding to startups and technology-driven platforms.

Cheng worked in a major international bank prior to joining the New World Group Charity Foundation Limited in September 2006 and has substantial experience in corporate finance.

He is the vice chairman of All-China Youth Federation, a member of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the chairman of China Young Leaders Foundation, and the honorary chairman of K11 Art Foundation. He was acknowledged as one of Fortune's “40 Under 40” global business stars in 2012, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012, and was made an Officier d’ l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2017.

Cheng holds a bachelor of arts cum laude from Harvard University and was conferred an honorary doctorate of humanities by the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2014. He is the son of Cheng Kar-Shun (Henry), the brother of Cheng Chi-Man (Sonia), the nephew of Doo Wai-Hoi (William) and Cheng Kar-Shing (Peter), and the cousin of Cheng Chi-Heng.

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Cox

HOWARD COX MBA '69

United States | Special Limited Partner

Howard Cox is a special limited partner of Greylock, a national venture capital firm. Greylock, with committed capital of over $4 billion under management, has been an active investor in enterprise software, consumer internet, and health care. Over 170 Greylock companies have gone on to become publicly held, and more than 120 have successfully merged with other leading companies. Greylock companies that have issued IPOs include LinkedIn, Facebook, Palo Alto Networks, and Workday. Cox has current or past directorships of more than 30 companies, including three listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Cox has led Greylock in a number of successful investments, including American Medical Systems (acquired by Pfizer); Amisys Managed Care (IPO); Appex Cellular (acquired by EDS); Arbor Health Care (IPO, acquired by Extendicare); BMR Financial (IPO, acquired by SouthTrust); Centene (IPO); CheckFree Corporation (IPO, acquired by Fiserv); HPR (IPO, acquired by HBO & Company); ISSCO (IPO, acquired by CA Technologies); Landacorp (IPO, acquired by SHPS); Lunar (IPO, acquired by GE Medical Systems); Meditech (private); OTG Software (IPO, acquired by Legato); Promega (private); Rehab Systems (acquired by NovaCare); Share Development (acquired by UnitedHealthcare); Stryker (IPO); United Publishers (acquired by NYNEX Corporation); VHA Long Term Care (acquired by ServiceMaster); and Vincam Group (IPO, acquired by ADP).

Cox is a trustee of various Fidelity mutual funds. Prior to joining Greylock, he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and he has served on the Secretary of Defense's Business Board.

Cox's current nonprofit activities include Executive Committee, In-Q-Tel; president, Clermont Foundation; trustee of the Brookings Institution, Business Executives for National Security, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Board of Fellows, Harvard Medical School; Dean’s Councils, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School; member, Council on Foreign Relations; and past chairman, National Venture Capital Association.

Cox received his AB from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and his JD from Columbia Law School, where he was an International Fellow. He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and was a 2003 recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award, which is the highest honor the School can give to an alumnus. Upon graduation from Princeton, Cox was commissioned a second lieutenant, Artillery, where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate of the Army ROTC program. Various members of his family have been active in the U.S. military, including General Richard Delafield, for whom Delafield Pond at West Point Military Academy is named. Cox is an active jet aircraft pilot.

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Dangote

ALIKO DANGOTE

Nigeria | The Dangote Group

Aliko Dangote is the founder and president/chief executive of the Dangote Group. Under his stewardship, the Dangote Group has expanded from the commodities trading company he established into the most recognized brand in Nigeria, with a presence in 17 African countries. One subsidiary, Dangote Cement Plc, is the largest listed company in West Africa and the first Nigerian company to join the Forbes Global 2000 Companies list. Dangote continues to steward the growth of the Dangote Group into other sectors of the economy with the construction of the largest refinery, petrochemical, and fertilizer complex in Africa.

Internationally, Dangote sits on the board of the Corporate Council on Africa and is a member of the Steering Committee of the United Nations secretary-general's Global Education First Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative, the McKinsey & Company Advisory Council, and the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. He was named co-chair of the U.S.-Africa Business Center in September 2016 by the United States Chamber of Commerce. In April 2017, he joined the board of directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), which is helping countries build the systems necessary to provide health services to their people.

A dedicated philanthropist, Dangote made an initial endowment of $1.25 billion to the Dangote Foundation in March 2014, enabling it to scale up its work in health, education, and economic empowerment. In addition, he is collaborating with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fight polio. He is also on the board of ONE, the anti-poverty group cofounded by Bono.

A graduate of Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, Dangote began his career in 1978, trading in rice, sugar, and cement before he ventured into full-scale manufacturing. In 2013, Forbes listed him as the "Most Powerful Man in Africa." In April 2014, Time magazine listed him among its 100 "Most Influential People in the World." He also made the list of CNBC's "Top 25 Businessmen in the World" who changed and shaped the century.

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d'Arenberg

HENRI D'ARENBERG

Belgium | be.Source and Arenberg Foundation, both private foundations under Belgian law

Prince Henri d'Arenberg is currently a managing director and board member of several privately held companies.

In the non-profit sector, he is the founder and chairman of be.Source, a private foundation under Belgian law, a non-medical organization which aims at improving the welfare and living conditions of underprivileged elderly people. The foundation supports local initiatives in Belgium and is acting as a crossroad and meeting point between various stakeholders active in the sector. It works around five areas of solidarity: the issues of loneliness and cognitive decline, intergenerational relationships, management of free time and mobility. The long term vision of be.Source is to facilitate models that empower such senior citizens.

Henri is vice chairman of the Arenberg Foundation, a private foundation under Belgian law, which promotes “dialogue between the different European cultures, with respect for both diversity and subsidiarity.”

He is an advisor for the SOLVE Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has been a member of MIT's Visiting Committee for Libraries since 2016.

He is a board member of United Way L'Alliance, France, a non-profit that creates programs and coordinates private, public and individual stakeholders to bring community impact solutions to society issues, notably in the field of education.

Henri is a member of the Board of Directors of the American European Community Association (AECA). "Firmly established in the heart of the European Union in Brussels as an independent, non-partisan association, AECA provides a neutral, dynamic, high-level forum for senior business leaders and policy-makers to meet and discuss a wide range of global policy issues."

He was also a member of the World Economic Forum's “Global Agenda Council on Ageing 2014 – 2016”.

Henri received a higher degree in hotel and tourism management from the International Center of Glion in Switzerland, and completed several programs at the IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland: PED (Program for Executive Development), BHPB (Building High Performance Boards), LFB (Leading the Family Business) and OWP (Orchestrating Winning Performance).

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Paul Desmarais Jr.

PAUL DESMARAIS JR.

Canada | Power Corporation of Canada

Paul Desmarais Jr. is chairman and co-chief executive officer of Power Corporation of Canada, executive co-chairman of Power Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board of Pargesa Holdings SA.

He joined Power Corporation of Canada in 1981 and assumed the position of vice president the following year. In 1984, he led the creation of Power Financial to consolidate Power's major financial holdings as well as Pargesa Holding SA (the Swiss holding company through which Power Financial's European industrial investments are held) under a single corporate entity. During the past three decades, Desmarais has made a significant contribution to expanding Power Financial’s holdings and to managing the investment portfolio of Pargesa. Desmarais is a director and member of various board committees of many Power group companies, including Great-West Lifeco Inc., IGM Financial Inc., and their major subsidiaries. He is also chairman of the board of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert and a director of LafargeHolcim Ltd. and SGS SA. Desmarais is active on a number of philanthropic advisory councils.

He received the Insigne d'Officier de l'Ordre de la Couronne of Belgium in 1994. In 2005, he was named an officer of the Order of Canada and in 2009 an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec. In 2012, he was named chevalier de la Légion d'honneur in France. Desmarais received a bachelor of commerce degree from McGill University and an MBA from the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) in France.

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Edgerley

PAUL B. EDGERLEY MBA '83

United States | Bain Capital Private Equity

Paul Edgerley MBA '83 was a managing director at Bain Capital from 1990 until his retirement in January 2016. Since his retirement, he has served as a senior advisor to the firm. During his time at Bain Capital, Edgerley played a senior leadership role in the firm, coleading the private equity business, overseeing the firm's expansion into Asia, and serving as the cohead of the firm's investment committee. He is also a managing director of VantEdge Partners, a private investment family office group focused on building partnerships that grow excellent companies.

Edgerley currently serves as a director and chairman of the board of the New York Stock Exchange-listed Sensata Technologies and serves on the board of directors of Hero MotoCorp, APEX Tool Group, TI Automotive, the Boston Celtics, and AS Roma.

He also serves on the board of directors of Year Up, the board of Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Dean's Advisory Board at Harvard Business School, and he is commission chair of the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA), a federal government bipartisan commission. Edgerley previously served as co-chair of The Harvard University Capital Campaign; co-chair of The Harvard Campaign for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; and as a member of the executive committee of the Trust Board of Kansas State University, Boston Children's Hospital Trust Board, the board of New Profit Inc., and the U.S. board of the Right to Play.

Prior to joining Bain Capital, Edgerley spent five years at Bain & Company, where he worked as a consultant and manager in the health care, information services, retail, and automobile industries. Previously, he was a certified public accountant working at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company. Edgerley was awarded an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Kansas State University.

He and his wife, Sandra, a Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Business School graduate, reside in Brookline, MA. They have four grown children, three of whom are FAS graduates.

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Erdoes

MARY CALLAHAN ERDOES MBA '93

United States | J.P. Morgan

Mary Callahan Erdoes is chief executive officer of J.P. Morgan's Asset & Wealth Management division, a global leader in investment management and private banking with $2.9 trillion in client assets. She is also a member of JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Operating Committee. Erdoes joined J.P. Morgan in 1996 from Meredith, Martin & Kaye, a fixed income specialty advisory firm. Previously, she worked at Bankers Trust in corporate finance, merchant banking, and high-yield debt underwriting. She is a board member of Robin Hood, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and the US-China Business Council. She also serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets. Erdoes received her SB in mathematics from Georgetown University and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives in New York City with her husband and three daughters.

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Amy C. Falls

AMY C. FALLS MP '89

United States | Northwestern University

Amy Falls was appointed vice president and chief investment officer for Northwestern University in May 2021. She is responsible for managing the university’s $13 billion diversified portfolio. The endowment supports a wide range of university operations, including undergraduate and graduate financial aid, University institutes and centers, faculty positions and department chairs, research, and athletics. She is responsible for about a quarter of the University’s annual revenue. Falls came to Northwestern from Rockefeller University, a biomedical research institution in New York, where she had served as chief investment officer since 2011. Prior to that, she was the founding chief investment officer of Phillips Academy Andover. In both of these roles, Falls attained top decile performance, including generating the second-highest performance in 2020 among university endowments greater than $1 billion. Falls received her BA in History from Georgetown University and a master’s in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She currently serves on the boards of Harvard Management Corporation and The Ford Foundation and is the chair of the board of Phillips Academy Andover. Ms. Falls lives in Lake Forest, Illinois, with her husband Hartley Rogers, and has three daughters.

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SFung

SABRINA W. FUNG '93

Hong Kong | Fung Retailing Limited

Sabrina W. Fung AB '93 is Fung Group managing director of Fung Retailing Limited and deputy chairman and nonexecutive director of Trinity Limited. In addition, she is CEO of Asia Retail Company Limited, a business unit within the Group focused on serving and growing international brands in Asia.

Fung is also investment director of Fung Investment Management Limited, the private investment arm of Fung Group. Prior to joining Fung Group, she worked for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York and Hong Kong. Fung is experienced in the retail industry and has held positions in marketing and public relations for Salvatore Ferragamo Asia, merchandising and sourcing for Li & Fung (Trading) Limited, and wholesale branding for Li & Fung USA. In 2017, Fung was named in the Business of Fashion 500 and the WWD 10 of Tomorrow.

Fung graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor of arts in economics in 1993. She is a member of McLaren Advisory Group; the advisory panel of the IBM Collaborative Innovation Program; the special task group of the Moral Education Concern Group; the advisory committee of the Tanoto Center for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST); the Hong Kong-Europe Business Council; the University Court of the University of Hong Kong (HKU); the Hong Kong-France Business Council; the board of trustees of the Carnegie Hall Corporation, New York; and the executive committee of the Faculty of Business and Economics of HKU. In addition, she is the co-chair of the Asia Council of St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire.

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Victor Fung

VICTOR KWOK-KING FUNG PHD '71

Hong Kong | Fung Group

Victor Kwok-King Fung PhD '71 is the group chairman of the Fung Group, which comprises major subsidiaries in trading, logistics, distribution, and retailing. Its holdings include the publicly listed Li & Fung Limited, Global Brands Group Holding Limited, and Convenience Retail Asia Limited. He is chairman of the advisory board of the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong, a multidisciplinary think tank co-established with the Fung Global Institute.

Fung holds a number of civic and professional appointments, including serving as a nonofficial member of the chief executive's Council of Advisors on Innovation and Strategic Development for Hong Kong, an advisor of the Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and a fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance. He is a former chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (1991–2000), a Hong Kong representative on the APEC Business Advisory Council (1996–2003), chairman of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (1999–2008), chairman of the council of the University of Hong Kong (2001–09), chairman of the Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council (2004–13), and chairman of the Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme (2014–18).

The Hong Kong government awarded Fung the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2003 and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2010 for his distinguished service to the Hong Kong community. He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993 in recognition for his commitment to public service. In 1995, Fung was voted “Businessman of the Year” at the Hong Kong Business Awards for his success as an entrepreneur and for his contribution to Hong Kong's economic development. He was also chosen as “Hong Kong Leader of the Year” in 1998 and was named by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the 50 Asian leaders leading the region out of economic turmoil.

Fung received bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a PhD in business economics from Harvard University.

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Gaonkar

MALA GAONKAR AB '91, MBA '96

United States | Li & Lone Pine Capital

Mala Gaonkar is co-portfolio manager at the investment firm Lone Pine Capital. After graduating from Harvard College, she worked for the Boston Consulting Group and completed her MBA at Harvard Business School before Lone Pine's inception in 1998. She is a trustee of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and is a founding trustee of Ariadne Labs, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Technology, and Surgo Foundation, which provides data analysis tools for a smarter public health ecosystem. She is a member of the advisory board of the Economist and a trustee of RAND and the Tate.

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Garcia

CLAUDIO GARCIA

Brazil/United States | The Garcia Family Foundation

Garcia, a Brazilian citizen, graduated from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro with a BA in economics. Garcia interned at Companhia Cervejaria Brahma in 1991 and was employed as a management trainee in February 1993. From 1993 until 2001, Garcia worked in several positions in finance, mainly in the area of corporate budgeting. In 2001, he started the first Shared Service Center for Ambev and in 2003 he became the head of both the Technology and Shared Services operations. Garcia participated in all mergers and acquisitions integration projects from 1999 until 2018. In 2005, he was appointed chief information and shared service officer for Inbev (following the combination of Ambev and Interbrew) in Leuven, Belgium. From 2006 to 2014, Garcia combined the functions of chief people and technology officer. From 2014 to January 2018, Garcia was the chief people officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev. Garcia is chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of AB-Inbev board of directors, a board member of Lojas Americanas, cofounder of the Garcia Family Foundation, chairman of the Telles Foundation, and a trustee at the Chapin School in New York City.

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Garcia

RENATA SANTIAGO ORPHAO GARCIA

Brazil/United States | The Garcia Family Foundation

Renata Santiago Orphao Garcia is the cofounder of The Garcia Family Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation established in 2015. The foundation’s purpose is to provide educational opportunities to talented and gifted students from underserved communities. The foundation also aims to support art and culture projects that advance diversity and cultural expression in Brazil and the United States.

Garcia holds a law degree from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, master of laws in corporate law from Universidade Candido Mendes, master of laws in banking from IBMEC, São Paulo, master of laws in international law from Catholic University of Leuven, and certification of global philanthropy from New York University.

Before focusing on philanthropy, Garcia worked as a corporate lawyer at Gouvêa Vieira Advogados in Brazil, first as an associate starting in 1992 and then as a partner, also serving as managing partner of the São Paulo office. She was an international associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore from 2002 to 2003, and a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at White & Case from 2003 to 2005 before leaving the firm to move to Belgium in 2005.

Currently, Garcia serves on the board of Park Children Day School in New York and is a member of the International Council Museum of Art of São Paulo.

She is married to Claudio Garcia. They reside in New York and have two children, ages 11 and 13.

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Gilinski

JAIME GILINSKI MBA '80

Colombia | Banco GNB Sudameris

Jaime Gilinski is a Colombian banker, real estate developer, and philanthropist. He earned his SB in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard University.

Gilinski has extensive holdings, primarily in the banking and real estate sectors in Latin America and the United States. Currently, Gilinski serves as chairman for Banco GNB Sudameris in Bogotá, Colombia, with holdings in Colombia, Peru, Paraguay, and Uruguay. In partnership with London & Regional Properties in London, Gilinski is developing Panama Pacifico, a business and residential development in Panama City, Panama.

Gilinski is the chair of Capital Projects for the Chabad House at Harvard University. Through the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Endowment, Gilinski supports the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. He is also a member of the Advisory Board at Harvard Business School and the Harvard Global Advisory Council as well as the President's Advisory Board at Georgia Tech.

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Godrej

RATI GODREJ

India | American board-certified physician

Rati Godrej was born in Kenya and grew up in the United States. She completed her undergraduate studies and MD degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. Godrej is an American board-certified physician, trained in internal medicine from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Rati has lived in Mumbai, India since 1991. Her clinical interests are in the prevention of chronic diseases and improving the access and quality of public health services. Her professional experience in India includes being a clinical consultant for the U.S. Consulate medical unit in Mumbai, India. She has served on the Ethics Committee of the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital and served as president and board member of the Jai Vakeel School for Children with Special Needs. Godrej has served as a board member for ICTPH, a public health organization committed to creating innovations to improve the access and quality of health care in rural India. She is currently a member of the Board of Advisors for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health India Research Center in Mumbai, an executive board member of the Public Health Foundation of India and a trustee for the Foundation for Research in Community Health. She is a trustee at the Framjee Cawasjee Institute, an Indian philanthropic trust founded in 1862, which provides financial assistance to low-income students in schools and colleges supporting them in achieving their educational and professional goals.

Godrej is currently on the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Advisory Board and on the advisory board for Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics (PHIND) Center at Stanford University.

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Greenhill

ROBERT F. GREENHILL MBA '62

United States | Greenhill & Co., Inc.

Robert F. Greenhill MBA '62 is founder and chairman of Greenhill & Co., Inc., an independent investment bank he founded in 1996. In addition, he has served as a director since 2004 and as chief executive officer from 1996 to 2007.

Greenhill began his career at Morgan Stanley Group, where he became a partner in 1970 and directed its newly formed mergers and acquisitions department in 1972. In 1980, he became a member of the firm's management committee and was named director of the firm's inveGreenhill began his career at Morgan Stanley Group, where he became a partner in 1970 and directed its newly formed mergers and acquisitions department in 1972. In 1980, he became a member of the firm's management committee and was named director of the firm's investment banking division, with responsibility for domestic and international corporate finance. Greenhill served as Morgan Stanley's vice chairman from 1989 to 1991 and president from 1991 to 1993. From 1993 to 1996, Greenhill was chairman and chief executive officer of Smith Barney Inc. He also served as a director of Smith Barney's parent company, which is now known as Travelers Corporation.

Greenhill received an undergraduate degree in philosophy from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Srishti Gupta AB ’97, AM ’97, MD ’02, MPP ’03

SRISHTI GUPTA AB ’97, AM ’97, MD ’02, MPP ’03

Switzerland | McKinsey & Company

Srishti Gupta AB ’97, AM ’97, MD ’02, MPP ’03 is a graduate of Harvard College, the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Cambridge, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Harvard Medical School.

Gupta has degrees in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, pathology, medicine, and international development. She brings her multidisciplinary background to her work at McKinsey & Company, where she has held many roles over the past 16 years. She is currently a director, designing global programs to excite and develop talent. Prior to this, she spent over 10 years as a senior expert for the Global Health Practice serving a range of international clients, including foundations, ministries of health, and the private sector on major global health initiatives. She has helped shape major efforts in vaccines, family planning, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. She has worked as a physician and public health consultant in many country contexts, including the United States, Peru, Tanzania, India, Botswana, and Indonesia. She shared her experiences in global health delivery as an instructor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Harvard College.

Gupta also thinks about how today’s education systems need to evolve for tomorrow’s talent. She enjoys meeting young people as an active alumni interviewer for Harvard College. She advises and philanthropically supports several projects in STEAM experiences, ed tech, personalized learning, and refugee education. She is a board member of the International School Basel, TechLabs, and is involved in a range of educational initiatives in Switzerland.

She lives in Basel, Switzerland, with her husband and two sons.

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Haddad

CLAUDIO L. HADDAD OPM '87

Brazil | Insper Institute of Education & Research

Claudio Haddad OPM '87 is the founder and chairman of the board of Insper, a leading not-for-profit business, economics, and engineering school in Brazil. He is also chairman of the board, founder, and main shareholder of Grupo Ibmec SA, a for-profit organization operating Faculdades Ibmec.

Haddad sits on the boards of BM&F Bovespa, Ideal Invest, Albert Einstein Hospital, and Instituto Unibanco. In addition, he is chairman of the advisory council of the Brazil office of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University and a member of the advisory council of the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago. From 1993 to 1998, Haddad was chief executive officer of Banco de Investimentos Garantia SA, a Brazilian investment bank (structured as a partnership), which was bought by Credit Suisse First Boston in 1998. From 1980 to 1982, he served as director responsible for public debt and open market operations for the Central Bank of Brazil. Haddad was a professor of economics at the Graduate School of Economics of Fundação Getúlio Vargas between 1974 and 1980.

Haddad received a BS in engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil, and an MA and a PhD from the University of Chicago, where his doctoral thesis focused on the quantitative economic history of post-war Brazil. He was also part of the OPM program at Harvard Business School.

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Hamburg

MARGARET A. HAMBURG AB '77, GSAS '78, MD '83

United States | Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine

Margaret Hamburg AB '77, GSAS '78, MD '83 is an internationally recognized leader in public health and medicine. She is the former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), having served for almost six years. As FDA commissioner she was known for advancing regulatory science, streamlining and modernizing FDA's regulatory pathways, and globalization of the agency. Before joining FDA, Hamburg was founding vice president and senior scientist at the Nuclear Threat Initiative, a foundation dedicated to reducing nuclear, chemical, and biological threats. Previous government positions include assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; health commissioner for New York City; and assistant director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

As foreign secretary of the National Academy of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Hamburg serves as senior advisor on international matters and is the liaison with other academies of medicine around the world. She is president elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as well as an elected member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Academy of Medicine. Hamburg currently sits on the boards of the Commonwealth Fund, the Simons Foundation, the Urban Institute, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, and the American Museum of Natural History. She is chair of the Joint Coordinating Group for the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovation, and a member of the Harvard University Global Advisory Council, the Global Health Scientific Advisory Committee for the Gates Foundation, the Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows, and the World Dementia Council.

Hamburg earned her BA from Harvard College, her MD from Harvard Medical School, and completed her medical residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is the recipient of multiple honorary degrees and numerous awards.

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Rita Hauser

RITA E. HAUSER HLS '58

United States | The Hauser Foundation, Inc.

Rita E. Hauser HLS '58, president of The Hauser Foundation, is an international lawyer and was a senior partner for more than 20 years at the New York City law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. Hauser served on the president's Intelligence Advisory Board from December 2009 to December 2012 and from 2001 to 2004.

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2012, she serves as a member of the Academy's Trust. For two decades (1993–2016), Hauser chaired the International Peace Institute (a think tank for United Nations–related matters) and serves on the advisory board of the International Crisis Group. She chaired the American Ditchley Foundation from 2006 through 2010, and was elected a governor of the British Ditchley Foundation in 2010. She served on the visiting committee at Harvard Kennedy School and was vice chairman of the Dean's Advisory Board at Harvard Law School.

Among their many philanthropic projects, Hauser and her husband, Gustave, have funded Hauser Hall at Harvard Law School and founded the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University in 1997, which became the Hauser Institute for Civil Society in 2013. Early in 2012, they established the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching. The Hausers were the principal benefactors of the Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University Law School. She is a director of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York and serves on its executive committee. Hauser was national co-chair of the last Harvard University Campaign and currently serves as an honorary chair of The Harvard Campaign.

Hauser was awarded the Albert Gallatin Medal, the highest honor for public service of New York University, in 2006; the Vanderbilt Medal, the highest honor of New York University School of Law, in 2004; as well as the Harvard Medal for distinguished service to Harvard University in 1999. She holds advanced degrees from the University of Strasbourg in France, Harvard Law School, New York University Law School, and the University of Paris Law School.

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PATRICK J. HEALY AB '89, MBA '94

United Kingdom | Hellman & Friedman LLC

Patrick Healy is Chief Executive Officer of Hellman & Friedman (H&F). He is a member of the Investment Committee and chairman of the Compensation Committee and leads the firm's London office and European activities. Healy joined H&F in 1994. He is currently a director of Nets, Verisure (Securitas Direct), and TeamSystem. His previous investment activities included Allfunds, Axel Springer, Digitas, DoubleClick, Formula One, Gartmore, Gaztransport & Technigaz, Hostelworld (formerly Web Reservations), Mondrian, Nasdaq, National Information Consortium, Neverfail Springwater, Nielsen, PowerBar, ProSieben, Scout24, VoiceStream Wireless, Wood Mackenzie, and Young & Rubicam. Prior to H&F, Healy was employed by James D. Wolfensohn Incorporated in New York and Consolidated Press Holdings in Australia. Healy started his career stocking paint and sundries at Schoening's Paint and Wallpaper in Rockford, Illinois. Healy received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Hess

JOHN B. HESS AB '75, MBA '77

United States | Hess Corporation

John B. Hess is chief executive officer of Hess Corporation. Hess led the Fortune 500 company through a strategic transformation from an integrated oil company into a pure play E&P company. Hess recently served on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Quadrennial Review Task Force. He is a member of the board of directors of KKR & Company and the board of trustees at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is also a member of the Business Council, the Trilateral Commission, and the Council on Foreign Relations, and he serves on the executive committee of the American Petroleum Institute. In addition, Hess serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and on the board of trustees at Mount Sinai Hospital, the New York Public Library, and the Economic Club of New York.

Hess holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. A member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, he was also chairman of the Harvard Business School Campaign.

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Horn

RAGNAR HORN MBA '89

Norway/United Kingdom | Taconic AS

Ragnar Horn MBA ’89 is the chairman of Taconic, a private investment company with active investments and holdings in Norwegian real estate and international shipping. Prior to founding Taconic, he was the chairman and principal shareholder of RS Platou, which was founded by Horn’s grandfather Ragnar Stoud Platou in 1936 and became one of the largest ship brokerage firms worldwide. In 2015, under Horn’s leadership, RS Platou merged with Clarksons, the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping services.

Horn serves on several public and private corporate boards in Norway. He is currently a board member of Eiendomsspar and Victoria Eiendom, two leading Scandinavian real estate companies. In the nonprofit arena, he was board chair of Oslo International School for 12 years and led two major building campaigns. He is also a member of the Global Leadership Council of Right to Play, an international NGO that uses play and sport to reach and educate more than two million children a week in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Horn received an AB cum laude in economics from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to attending Williams, Horn served in the Norwegian Armed Forces for two years as an officer.

Horn is married to Joey Shaista Horn (AB from Williams College, MBA from Yale University). They have three children ages 18 to 24 and live between Oslo, London, and New York City. Horn is a former Division I Nordic cross-country ski racer and competes regularly in international ski marathons, placing in the top 10 in his age group.

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Hu

FRED HU AM '93, PHD '93

Hong Kong | Primavera Capital Group

Fred Hu AM '93, PhD '93 is the founder and chairman of Primavera Capital Group, an investment firm with global and domestic market-leading portfolio companies headquartered in China and around the world. Hu is a respected economist whose main areas of research include macroeconomics, entrepreneurship, and international finance. He served at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., and he has advised the Chinese government on financial reform, SOE restructuring, and macroeconomic policies. Hu also served on the Hong Kong Government's Strategic Development Committee and the Advisory Committee for the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.

Hu is currently the nonexecutive chairman of Yum China Holdings Inc. and a member of several corporate boards, including ICBC, UBS Group AG, and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, among others. In addition, Hu is the co-chair of the Nature Conservancy's Asia Pacific Council, a trustee of the China Medical Board, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations' Global Advisory Board, a member of Harvard University's Global Advisory Council, and a member of the advisory committees of several world-leading institutions, including the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School, Stanford Center for International Development, and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia University.

Hu serves as the co-director of the National Center for Economic Research and a professor at Tsinghua University, and he is also an adjunct professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Peking University. Previously, Hu was chairman of Greater China and a partner at Goldman Sachs, where he was instrumental in building the firm's franchise in the Asia Pacific region. Hu holds a master's degree in engineering science from Tsinghua University and a master's degree and PhD in economics from Harvard University.

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Jakurski

ANDRÉ R. JAKURSKI MBA '73

Brazil | JGP

André Roberto Jakurski MBA '73 is a founding partner at JGP—one of the oldest and most highly regarded independent asset management firms in Brazil—where he is responsible for fixed income, equity, currency, and commodity investments in global markets. Jakurski has been an executive director of both JGP Global Gestão de Recursos Ltda. and JGP Gestão de Recursos Ltda. since their incorporation.

Prior to founding JGP, Jakurski was a founding partner of Banco Pactual SA, responsible for the management of equity funds and equity portfolios. Previously, he was an executive director of Unibanco, one of Brazil's largest universal banks, for 10 years. At various times, Jakurski has served as a director of the Brazilian Association of Investment Banks, the Brazilian Association of Leasing Companies, and the Brazilian Futures Exchange.

Jakurski received a BSc in mechanical engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro in 1971. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1973 with high distinction, where he was named a Baker Scholar.

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Keçeci Aşur

IŞIK KEÇECI AŞUR MBA '97

Turkey | Infinity Invest Holding, A.Ş.

Işık Keçeci Aşur MBA '97 is founder, director, and board member of Infinity Invest, overseeing its diversified portfolio of family businesses, with a concentration on oil distribution, oil storage, biodiesel terminals, food production, distribution and retail, and residential and commercial real estate.

A firm believer in entrepreneurship and supporting women's leadership in business, Aşur founded and led several businesses in Turkey, including Starbucks, Caffè Nero, Le Pain Quotidien, the Body Shop, and Debenhams. She previously worked as director of marketing and director of corporate development for Bertelsmann, a leading global media conglomerate; regional director and later managing director of Beiersdorf, a diversified cosmetics, medical, and industrial conglomerate both in Turkey and Germany; and managing director of Fresenius Kabi, a global leader in infusion and nutrition therapy.

Aşur currently serves on the boards of a number of organizations, including Harvard's Global Advisory Council, Koç University, Board of Observers at the Incubation Center, and the Allianz Advisory Board, and she is a trustee at Robert College high school. She is also a founding board member of Endeavor, an international nonprofit development organization that finds and supports high-impact entrepreneurs around the world.

Aşur is fluent in three languages, is a graduate of Robert College high school, and received a bachelor of arts in economics from Bosphorus University with a minor in international relations. She received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1997.

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Klein

MICHAEL KLEIN

United States | M. Klein and Company, LLC

Michael Klein's firm, M. Klein and Company, is a global strategic advisor to chief executive officers, boards of directors, governments, and large institutional investors. Launched in 2012, the firm has rapidly developed into one of the leading advisory boutiques globally.

Klein's background in strategic advisory work was built during a 30-year career, including more than two decades at Citi and its predecessors, during which time he initiated and executed hundreds of strategic advisory transactions. He began his career as an investment banker in the Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Group at Salomon Smith Barney and subsequently became head of investment banking of all Citi affiliates, including Salomon Smith Barney and Schroders plc.

After building Citi's investment bank into a successful, respected global franchise, Klein was named CEO of all of Citi's institutional clients' businesses, which had aggregate revenues of approximately $20 billion and 65,000 employees. He led the negotiations and integration of the investments and acquisitions of Schroders, Nikko, Bysis, Akbank and the merger between Citi and Salomon Smith Barney investment banking businesses.

Klein now leads a firm which provides strategic and financial advice to companies and pro bono advice to governments. Since its founding, M. Klein and Company has advised on transactions valued in excess of $700 billion. M. Klein has also recently launched Archimedes Advisors and Churchill Capital, unique CEO-led investment vehicles aimed at creating market-leading public companies.

During the financial crisis, Klein served as the special advisor to the prime minister of the United Kingdom, sharing responsibility for the U.K. bank rescue plan. For more than a decade, Klein has served as special advisor to the United Nations World Food Programme regarding food security and disaster recovery. He is a member of various boards and advisory boards, including Credit Suisse Group AG, Clarivate plc, Churchill Capital, United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, Peterson Institute for International Economics, American Academy in Berlin, TBG AG, Conservation International, Mount Sinai, Akbank, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Klein is married and has two children. The family has resided in New York since 2006, after returning from London where they lived for seven years. Klein graduated from the Wharton School.

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Koç

ALI Y. KOÇ MBA '97

Turkey | Koç Holding A.S.

Ali Y. Koç received his bachelor’s degree at Management Faculty of Rice University. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He started his career at American Express Bank as a management trainee and continued as an investment analyst at Morgan Stanley. Koç joined Koç Holding in 1997 and held senior-level positions, including new business development and information technologies, until 2010. He was the president of Corporate Communications and IT Group. He served as a board member at Koç Holding for over eight years. In addition, he was elected vice chairman in February 2016. Koç has served as chairman of the board of Koç Financial Services and Yapı Kredi Bank since April 1, 2016.

Currently, Koç is the chairman of Ark İnşaat, Bilkom, Digital Panorama, Ford Otosan, Koç Information and Defence Technologies, Koç Sistem, Koçtaş, Otokar, Otokoç, and Setur. In addition to being chairman and vice chairman at Turkey’s biggest companies and financial institutions, Koç also contributes to the country’s social and economic development and is currently the president of Fenerbahçe Sports Club. He is a board member of the National Competition Research Association (URAK), the European Club Association (ECA), the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK), and Endeavor Association as well as a member of the Global Advisory Council of Bank of America, the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University, and the Global Board of Advisors of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a member of the Panel of Senior Advisers at Chatham House and recently joined the Trade and Investment Council at the Confederation of British Industry.

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Kralik

JAMES C. KRALIK AB '86, MBA '90

China | Linden Street Capital Limited

James Kralik AB '86, MBA '90 is the managing director of Linden Street Capital Limited, an investment holding company with real estate, public market securities, and private equity interests. He also serves as a director of Milestone Capital Investment Holdings Limited, a private equity firm that has been investing in China-based businesses since 2002.

Kralik has been based in China for nearly 30 years. He began his career at McKinsey & Company in 1986 and worked in North America and China before and after graduate school. In 1993, he founded a Hong Kong–based group of media companies operating throughout Greater China, and co-managed these businesses through their sale in 2001. From 2001 to 2004, Kralik was the chief executive officer of VTech Telecommunications Limited (0303.HK), leading the company through a financial turnaround.

While studying at Harvard Business School, Kralik was an economics tutor at Adams House. He also taught Harvard's first-year economics course “Principles of Economics” and was awarded the Allyn A. Young Prize for Excellence in Teaching. More recently, Kralik has taught an undergraduate management course at Fudan University in Shanghai.

In addition to the Harvard University Global Advisory Council, Kralik currently serves on the Harvard Business School Global Leaders Circle, the Harvard China Advisory Group, and the board of trustees of the University School in Cleveland, Ohio. He previously served as president of the Harvard Business School Association in Hong Kong and on the Harvard Business School Global Alumni Board. He is married to Yunli Lou AB '91, the founding partner and managing director of Milestone Capital. They reside in Shanghai and have four children ages 13 through 20.

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Janice Lee

JANICE LEE AB '94

New York | Author

Janice Lee AB '94 is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels The Expatriates and The Piano Teacher, which received praise from numerous publications, including the New York Times Book Review, the New Yorker, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus Reviews. The Expatriates is being made into a television series by Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films and will air on Amazon Prime.

Lee has worked as an editor at Elle and Mirabella magazines in New York, and her writing has appeared in Elle, Mirabella, Glamour, and Travel + Leisure, among other magazines. She is a trustee of St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, and also serves on the board of Yaddo, the artist colony.

Lee received an AB cum laude from Harvard College with a concentration in English and American literature and language. She is married to Joseph Y. Bae AB '94, the co-president at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and Company.

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KEWSONG LEE AB '86, MBA '90

United States | The Carlyle Group

Kewsong Lee AB ’86, MBA ’90 is the chief executive officer of The Carlyle Group, chairman of its Executive Group, and was elected to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.

Lee joined Carlyle in 2013 as deputy chief investment officer for Corporate Private Equity and, in 2016, he assumed the additional role of leading the Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle, Lee was a partner and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, where he spent 21 years.

He is currently the president of Lincoln Center Theater, vice chairman for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce China Center, and a member of the Business Roundtable and Global Advisory Council of Harvard University. He also serves on the board of the US-China Business Council and FCLT Global, and is a trustee of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and an Executive Committee member of the Partnership for New York.

Lee has been married to his wife, Zita Ezpeleta AB ’88, JD ’91, for over 25 years and they have two adult children. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Miky Lee

MIE KYUNG "MIKY" LEE AM '86, GSAS '90

Korea | CJ Entertainment & Media

Mie Kyung "Miky" Lee AM '86, GSAS '90 is vice chairman of CJ Group. In 1994 Lee, along with her brother, the chairman of CJ Group, founded the entertainment and media division of CJ after leading the company as one of the founding investors in DreamWorks SKG. Since then, CJ has built many influential companies in the Korean entertainment and media industry: CJ CGV, the first and largest multiplex chain in Korea; CJ Media, the leading cable network; and Mnet Media, Korea's first and only "total music entertainment" company and leader in cable music television, music distribution, and live concerts.

Prior to joining CJ, Lee served as director of Samsung America, spearheading Samsung's cultural and educational projects. She established the Parsons School of Design in Seoul for Samsung and oversaw the formation of a branch of Pasadena, California’s ArtCenter College of Design for Samsung employees.

At the Women's World Awards in 2006, she was awarded the World Business Award for leading the largest entertainment group in Korea and for her global vision. Lee was also chosen by Variety in its Women's Impact Report 2006 as one of the leading executives in the film industry. In 2007, she was the recipient of the CEO of the Year Award by the Korean Management Association in recognition of her role in making possible the thriving film industry in Korea.

Lee received an AB from Seoul National University and studied Chinese language and linguistics at National Taiwan University from 1981 to 1983. In 1984, she studied Japanese language at Keio University. She received an AM in Asian studies from Harvard University in 1986. At Harvard, she served for three years as a teaching fellow in Korean language. She also studied Chinese literature and history at Fudan University in China.

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Lin

MOU-SHIUNG LIN SM '78, PHD '82

Taiwan | iCometrue Company Ltd.

Mou-Shiung "M. S." Lin SM '78, PhD '82 is the founder and chief executive officer of iCometrue Company Ltd. Previously, he served as vice president in the strategic IP division of Qualcomm; founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of the semiconductor company Megic Corporation from 1999 to 2006 and Megica Corporation from 2006 to 2009 (Megica was acquired by Qualcomm in 2009); president of WYSE Technology Taiwan Ltd. from 1997 to 1998; and fab director/R&D director of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) from 1990 to 1997. Prior to joining TSMC, Lin worked in the United States at AT&T Bell Laboratories and IBM.

Lin served as an adjunct professor at National Tsing Hua University from 1995 to 1997, co-organizing an interdisciplinary core course program of the semiconductor industry. Lin taught classes on very large scale integrated (VLSI) circuit systems while serving as an adjunct professor at National Chiao Tung University from 1992 to 1994 and at National Taiwan University from 1991 to 1992. He is an inventor or coinventor of over 300 U.S.-issued patents in the semiconductor field and has published more than 80 technical papers in international technical journals.

Lin received a PhD in applied physics from Harvard University in 1982 and was a visiting scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) while a doctoral candidate. He received an SM from Harvard in 1978 and an SB in physics from National Taiwan University.

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Lou

YUNLI LOU AB '91

China | Milestone Capital

Yunli Lou AB '91 is the founding partner and managing director of Milestone Capital Partners Limited. Founded in 2002, Milestone Capital is a leading China-focused private equity firm, investing in and supporting entrepreneurs in China's high-growth industries. Milestone Capital currently manages three U.S. dollar funds, one RMB fund, and a permanent investment vehicle through the firm's offices in Beijing and Shanghai. Milestone Capital has invested and backed some of the leading Chinese companies in the e-commerce, media, food and beverage, sportswear, and health care sectors.

Prior to founding Milestone Capital, Lou worked at Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs in New York and Hong Kong.

Lou received an AB in economics from Harvard College, where she was the recipient of the John Harvard Scholarship. She is married to James C. Kralik AB '86, MBA '90, the managing director of Linden Street Capital Limited. They reside in Shanghai and have four children, ages 13 through 20.

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Luksic

ANDRÓNICO LUKSIC

Chile | Luksic Group

Andrónico Luksic is chairman of the board of directors of the Luksic Group's holding company, Quiñenco S.A., Chile's leading business conglomerate and the controlling entity of a number of industrial and service companies. He is also the vice chairman of the board of directors of Banco de Chile, the country's leading financial institution.

Luksic is president of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. (CCU) and its subsidiary companies, CCU Chile and CCU Argentina. He is also vice president of Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) and a member of the boards of directors of Antofagasta Minerals plc, Nexans, and Invexans.

In Chile, Luksic founded and is president of three nonprofit organizations: Fundación Educacional Oportunidad, Fundación Amparo y Justicia, and Fundación Impulso Inicial. He is also a board member of the Chile Pacific Foundation.

Outside of Chile, Luksic is a member of the International Business Leaders' Advisory Council for the mayor of Shanghai, the International Advisory Board of Barrick Gold, the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution, the Chairman's International Advisory Council at the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, and a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Panama Canal Authority.

Consistent with his commitments to education, Luksic is also a founding member of the Harvard Global Advisory Council and the Columbia University World Projects Advisory Council, as well as the International Advisory Boards of the Fudan University School of Management and the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. He is also a trustee emeritus at Babson College, as well as a member of the Americas Executive Board at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, and the Latin America Advisory Board of Harvard Business School.

In addition to these endeavors, Luksic is an accomplished mountaineer, having climbed to the summit of Mount Everest in May 2004. In December 2005, he completed his quest for the “Seven Summits of the World” by climbing to the summit of the highest peak on each of the seven continents.

Luksic was educated in Santiago, Chile, at the Grange School prior to attending the Dublin Preparatory School and Babson College.

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Lynton

MICHAEL M. LYNTON AB '82, MBA '87

United States | Snap, Inc.

Michael Lynton AB '82, MBA '87 served as CEO of Sony Entertainment from April 2012 to February 2017, overseeing Sony's global entertainment businesses, including Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. From January 2004, Lynton also served as chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Prior to joining Sony Pictures, he worked for Time Warner and served as CEO of AOL Europe, president of AOL International, and president of Time Warner International. Previously, he served as chairman and CEO of Penguin Group, owned by Pearson plc, where he oversaw the acquisition of Putnam Inc. and extended the Penguin brand to music and the internet.

Lynton currently serves on the boards of Snap Inc., IEX, and Ares Management LP. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Harvard Board of Overseers and serves on the boards of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Tate, and the Rand Corporation. Lynton received an AB in history and literature from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Malkin

SCOTT D. MALKIN AB '80, MBA '83, JD '84

United Kingdom | Value Retail PLC and S.D. Malkin Properties

Scott D. Malkin AB '80, MBA '83, JD '84 is the founder and chairman of S.D. Malkin Properties, a specialist real estate development company focusing on retail-led experiential projects in the United States and Europe. He is also the founder and chairman of Value Retail PLC, cofounder and chairman of Value Retail China, and managing partner of the New York Islanders.

Malkin is a member of Harvard Medical School's Global Health and Service Advisory Council; the Massachusetts General Hospital President's Council; and the advisory boards of the Tobin Project, Tompkins Conservation, Columbia Global Centers, Paris, and the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. In addition, he is a trustee of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the New York Public Library, and Partners In Health.

Malkin serves on various committees at Harvard University, including those that support Harvard Magazine, Harvard Business School (where he is a member of the Dean's Board of Advisors), and the University's fundraising efforts.

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Marinho

JOSÉ ROBERTO MARINHO

Brazil | Grupo Globo

José Roberto Marinho studied history at the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro and geography at the Rio de Janeiro Federal University. He began his career in 1972 as a reporter for O Globo newspaper, and in 1981 he became an assistant editor. In May 1983, he was appointed deputy editorial chief, a role he held for a year, when he left the newspaper to become FM programming director of Sistema Globo de Rádio.

In 1992, he founded Acqua Institute, a non-governmental organization focusing on the preservation of water resources. José Roberto is a board member of Grupo Globo and chairs Grupo Globo's social responsibility committee. He serves as a member of the governance committee of Juntos pelo Desenvolvimento Sustentável–Comunitas (Together for Sustainable Development), the Ethos Institute for Business and Social Responsibility, the board of curators of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra Foundation, the board of Rare, and the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development. José Roberto is president of the Roberto Marinho Foundation.

In 2006, he took part in the founding of the All for Education movement, of which he is a member of the governance board. José Roberto is also a member of The Nature Conservancy's Latin America Conservation Council, Mexico; the Lincoln Center Latin America Advisory Board; and the Reina Sofia School of Music International Circle, Madrid.

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Mathews

JESSICA TUCHMAN MATHEWS AB '67

United States | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Jessica Tuchman Mathews AB '67 is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She served as Carnegie's president for 18 years. Before her appointment in 1997, her career included posts in both the executive and legislative branches of government, in management and research in the nonprofit arena, and in journalism and science policy.

Mathews has served as director of the Washington Program of the Council on Foreign Relations and as a senior fellow; founding vice president and director of research of the World Resources Institute, an internationally known center for policy research on environmental and natural resource management issues; a columnist and editorial board member of the Washington Post; director of the Office of Global Issues at the National Security Council; and deputy to the undersecretary of state for global affairs.

Mathews is a member of the Harvard Corporation, the senior governing board of Harvard University. She has served as a trustee of leading national and international nonprofits, including the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Radcliffe College, the Inter-American Dialogue, the Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Century Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, and the Brookings Institution. She cofounded the Surface Transportation Policy Project, has served on study groups at the National Academy of Sciences, and is an elected fellow of the American Philosophical Society. She currently serves on the External Advisory Board of the Central Intelligence Agency and on the International Security Advisory Board of the Department of State. Since 2001, she has served as a director of SomaLogic, a leading biotech firm in the breakthrough field of proteomics. She is also a director of Hanesbrands Inc.

Mathews has published widely in newspapers and in scientific and foreign policy journals and has coauthored and coedited three books. She received an AB magna cum laude from Radcliffe College and holds a PhD in molecular biology from the California Institute of Technology.

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McLaughlin

SEAN MCLAUGHLIN AB '91

United States | Flyntlok, Airframes Alaska

Sean P. McLaughlin AB '91 is a private investor in the Alaskan construction, aviation, fishing, and tourism industries. He founded the Eze Castle family of companies, which provide technology solutions to investment professionals, particularly hedge funds, and spent 10 years as chairman and chief executive officer of Eze Castle Software. Currently, he is CEO of Flyntlok, an Alaska-based software company building systems for the aviation and heavy equipment industries. He is also executive chairman of Airframes Alaska, an aviation parts manufacturing company. In June of 2019, he was awarded the Alaska Achievement in Business award for technology innovation.

McLaughlin received the Deloitte Technology New England Fast 50 Company award and the Deloitte Fast 500 Company award in 2000, and in 2001 he received the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award. His companies ranked number 81 and number 142 in Inc. magazine's “Inc. 500,” the fastest-growing private companies of 2002 and 2003, respectively; he was the Ernst & Young Software Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004; and he was named one of Boston Business Journal's "40 Under 40" in 2004. In 2005, McLaughlin was selected for the prestigious White House Fellows program and spent the next year working for the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Following his fellowship, McLaughlin continued a career in public service as chief of operations support for the American Red Cross. In this role, he guided essential support groups through a restructuring effort focused on reducing the organization's operating deficit.

McLaughlin serves as an advisor and board member to various Alaska-based organizations whose missions align with his interests in wildlife conservation and helping the most vulnerable members of the community.

McLaughlin received an AB from Harvard College in 1991 with a concentration in computer science and has been profiled in various publications, including Harvard Magazine and Success magazine. He resides in Anchorage, Alaska, with his wife, Laura, and most of his 10 children. His oldest daughter, Maria, graduated in 2017 from Harvard College with a concentration in computer science, and his son Jack is currently enrolled at Harvard pursuing a classics degree.

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Mead

SCOTT MEAD AB '77

United Kingdom | Richmond Park Partners LLP

Scott Mead AB '87 is a photographer, philanthropist, and investor.

Mead was a partner at Goldman Sachs and began his investment banking career in New York, relocating to London in 1987. He retired from Goldman Sachs in 2003 and later was a founding partner of Richmond Park Partners LLP in London and senior advisor at Apax Partners.

In the mid-1970s, while at Harvard, Mead studied photography under renowned photographers William Eggleston and Emmet Gowin and had various exhibitions. Following his time at Goldman Sachs, he returned to photography, and in 2010 he had a solo exhibition, Looking Back, at Hamiltons Gallery in London, producing a book of the same name. Mead's work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition from 2011 to 2017 and in 2019. He was profiled on the BBC's The Culture Show in connection with one of his entries. All proceeds from the sale of his work are donated to Great Ormond Street Hospital, where one of his children was cured of a life-threatening illness as a baby. Mead's most recent book, Above the Clouds, was published by Prestel in September 2017, and a solo exhibition of the same name took place at Hamiltons Gallery in 2018. He plans to publish Equivalents next year.

Through the Mead Family Foundation, of which he is founder and chairman, Mead is involved with a number of institutions focused on education, health care, and the arts. He is a former Elected Director of the Harvard Alumni Association and has served on many Harvard visiting committees and task forces. He was a charter trustee of Phillips Academy Andover and has held various roles with the University of Cambridge. He is a governor of the University of the Arts London (the largest arts university in Europe).

Mead is a member of the executive committee of the Tate Foundation and sits on the Global Advisory Council of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour, where he was centrally involved in achieving equal prize money for women. He previously served in a similar capacity for the men's tennis tour.

He was a trustee of the International Center of Photography in New York and was a trustee and the former chair of the Photographers' Gallery in London, the largest publicly funded photography gallery in Europe. Among other appointments, he served for five years on the board of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.

Mead received an AB cum laude from Harvard College, an MPhil from Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge (where he was the Harvard Scholar), and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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Meswani

NIKHIL MESWANI

India | Reliance Industries

Nikhil R. Meswani is a chemical engineer and the son of Rasiklal Meswani, one of the founding directors of Reliance Industries Limited. He joined Reliance in 1986, and since July 1, 1988, he has been a whole-time director, designated as executive director, on the board of the company. He is primarily responsible for the petrochemicals division and has made major contributions toward Reliance becoming a global leader in petrochemicals. Between 1997 and 2005, he handled the refinery business of the company. In addition, he continues to shoulder several other corporate responsibilities, such as corporate affairs and group taxation. He is also involved in the affairs of Reliance-owned IPL cricket franchise Mumbai Indians and other sports initiatives of the company. A former president of the Association of Synthetic Fibre Industry, Nikhil Meswani was also the youngest chairman of the Asian Chemical Fibre Industries Federation. He is a member of the Board of Trade of India’s Ministry of Commerce. He is also a managing committee member of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations.

He has been honored by the Institute of Economic Studies, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and the Textile Association (India) for the Ministry of Textiles. He has also been honored by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for his distinguished contribution to the petrochemicals industry. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2005 and remains an active participant in the activities of the forum. He is also a member of the new Senior Advisory Board for South Asia at the forum. For several consecutive years, ICIS, a leading chemical industry magazine, has ranked Nikhil Meswani among the Top 40 Global Power Players in the chemical industry.

He is a member of the Global Advisory Council at Harvard University. He is a member of the Visiting Committee of the dean for engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai, and a distinguished alumnus of the same.

He is a member of Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance Committee, Finance Committee, and Stakeholders' Relationship Committee of the company. He is also a director of Reliance Commercial Dealers Ltd., chairman of its Audit Committee, and a member of its Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

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Mikitani

MICKEY MIKITANI

Japan | Rakuten Group, Inc.

Mickey (Hiroshi) Mikitani is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Rakuten Group, Inc. Founded in Japan in 1997 with the mission to contribute to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship, Rakuten has grown to become one of the world's leading internet services companies.

Rakuten has a dynamic ecosystem of more than 70 services, spanning e-commerce, fintech, digital content, and communications, bringing the joy of discovery to more than 1.2 billion members across the world. Rakuten is also preparing to become Japan’s newest mobile network operator in 2019.

In July 2017, Rakuten became the Main Global Partner and first-ever Global Innovation and Entertainment Partner of one of the world’s most admired soccer clubs, FC Barcelona, and in September of the same year, it became the first-ever jersey partner of the Golden State Warriors.

Born in Kobe, Japan, Mikitani was educated at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, began his career in investment banking, and earned his MBA at Harvard Business School. In 2012, he was awarded the HBS Alumni Achievement Award, one of the School’s highest honors.

Mikitani is also a recipient of the Legion of Honor, awarded by the French government in recognition of contributions to the economy and culture of France. In 2011, he was appointed chairman of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, which has the longest history and tradition of any orchestra in Japan, and he serves as representative director of the Japan Association of New Economy (JANE). In 2015, Mikitani was appointed as board director at Lyft Inc. In 2016, he was appointed chairman and director of Rakuten Medical Inc. (formerly Rakuten Aspyrian Inc.), a biotechnology company developing precision-targeted cancer therapies based on its proprietary photoimmunotherapy platform, and also took up the role of CEO in 2018.

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Mills

KAREN GORDON MILLS AB '75, MBA '77

United States | MMP Group

Karen Gordon Mills served in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet as the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA; 2009–13) and was a member of the President’s National Economic Council. At SBA, she led a team of more than 3,000 employees and managed a loan guarantee portfolio of over $100 billion. At the height of the Great Recession, she took steps that led to record-breaking years for SBA lending and investments in growth capital. Additionally, Mills’s efforts helped small businesses create regional economic clusters, gain access to early-stage capital, boost exports, and tap into government and commercial supply chains.

Mills is a senior fellow at both Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School and a leading authority on U.S. competitiveness, entrepreneurship, and innovation. She is the author of the book Fintech, Small Business & the American Dream and other publications, including the report "Growth and Shared Prosperity."

Mills is a venture capitalist; the vice chair of Envoy, an immigration services provider; and a director of Churchill Capital Corp. She also serves in leadership roles for several policy organizations, including chair of the advisory committee for the Private Capital Research Institute, co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Task Force on Main Street Finance, and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a member of the Harvard Corporation and a past vice chair of the Harvard Overseers.

Mills earned an AB in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. She is a recipient of the U.S. Department of the Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award and a frequent guest on news outlets, including Bloomberg radio and TV, with recent op-ed placements in Fortune, Forbes, the Hill, Harvard Business Review, and American Banker.

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Aditya Mittal

ADITYA MITTAL

India/United Kingdom | ArcelorMittal

Aditya Mittal is the president and CFO of ArcelorMittal. As CFO of Mittal Steel, he initiated and led Mittal Steel’s offer for Arcelor to create the world’s largest steel company. In 2008, Mittal was named “European Business Leader of the Future” by CNBC Europe, and he was ranked fourth in Fortune magazine’s "40 Under 40" list in 2011.

Mittal serves on the boards of Aperam and Iconiq Capital, and is chairman of India’s second largest oil refinery, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL). He is also a trustee at the Brookings Institution and an alumni of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders program. With a dedicated interest in philanthropy, he and his wife, Megha, are significant supporters of the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London, and are also heavily involved in children’s health care in India. He is a keen surfer and tennis player.

Mittal graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is married to Megha, chairwoman of Escada, and they have three children.

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LAKSHMI MITTAL

India | ArcelorMittal

Lakshmi Mittal is chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel and mining company with operations in more than 60 countries. He founded Mittal Steel (formerly LNM Group) in 1976, and guided its strategic development, culminating in the merger with Arcelor in 2006 that created ArcelorMittal. In 2016, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $56.8 billion.

Mittal is a member of various boards and trusts, including chairman of the board of Aperam and a member of the board of Goldman Sachs. He is a member of the Foreign Investors' Council in Kazakhstan; the global CEO council of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC); the European Round Table of Industrialists; the World Economic Forum's International Business Council; the World Steel Association's executive committee; the governing board of ISB (Indian School of Business); the chairman of the governing council of LNMIIT (LNM Institute of Information Technology); and a member of the board of trustees of Cleveland Clinic.

Mittal's business achievements have been recognized by numerous institutions and renowned bodies. He was named "Business Person of 2006" by the Sunday Times, "International Newsmaker of the Year 2006" by Time magazine and "Person of the Year 2006" by the Financial Times. He has received the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour, and a Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award. He has also been awarded with a fellowship from King's College London and a doctor honoris causa by the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland.

Mittal, together with his wife, Usha Mittal, are active philanthropists. Much of their philanthropic activity is undertaken in the fields of education and healthcare. In India, they set up the LNM Institute of Information Technology in collaboration with the government of Rajasthan. In the United Kingdom, they have supported the construction of a new building, the Mittal Children's Medical Centre, at London's renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital. They have also been involved in the field of sports, having set up the Mittal Champions Trust to identify and train promising sporting talent in India. ArcelorMittal was also a supporter of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Sunil Bharti Mittal

SUNIL BHARTI MITTAL OPM '99

India | Bharti Enterprises

Sunil Bharti Mittal is the founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s first-generation corporations, with interests in Telecom, Space, Insurance, Real Estate, Hospitality, and Food. Bharti has joint ventures with several global leaders: SingTel, SoftBank, AXA, Del Monte, and the U.K. government, amongst others.

Bharti Airtel, the flagship company of Bharti Enterprises, is a global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa. The company ranks amongst the top three mobile operators globally and covers a population of over two billion. Airtel is India’s largest integrated telecom provider and the second-largest mobile operator in Africa. At the end of March 2021, Airtel had over 470 million customers across its operations.

Bharti Global in partnership with the U.K. government recently acquired OneWeb—a low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation. This new-age space initiative will provide high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity in the deep rural, maritime, aviation, and defense sector across the globe by 2022. Mittal is the executive chairman of OneWeb.

Mittal is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honors, awarded to individuals for demonstrating distinguished services of high order. He has also been awarded Harvard Business School’s Alumni Achievement Honor—the utmost honor accorded by the institute to its alumni. He is the recipient of GSMA’s prestigious Chairman’s award, besides being decorated with numerous industry honors. Mittal has been conferred honorary doctorates by several leading universities in India and Europe.

Mittal serves on many international bodies and think tanks. He served as the chairman of international Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the chairman of GSM Association (GSMA) concurrently from 2016 to 2018. He was a trustee at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) from 2009 to 2021. He is a member of the International Business Council-WEF and commissioner of the Broadband Commission, a member of the Global Board of Advisors at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), member of the board of trustees at Education Above All Foundation, Qatar, and on the board of Qatar Foundation Endowment. He has also served as the president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the premier industry body in India. Mittal has served on the boards of several multinational companies including Unilever PLC, Standard Chartered Bank PLC, and SoftBank Corp.

Mittal is closely associated with spearheading the Indian industry’s global trade initiatives—he has served on the Prime Minister of India’s Council on Trade and Industry. He is also a member of the India-US, India-UK, India-Japan, and India-Sweden CEO Forums. He is co-chair of the India-Africa Business Council.

Deeply associated with the cause of education, Mittal is on Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council and has served on the board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School.

Mittal believes that a responsible corporation has a duty to give back to the community in which it operates. This belief has resulted in Bharti Foundation, which operates more than 180 Satya Bharti Schools as well as supports over 790 government schools to ensure holistic education. Over 450,000 underprivileged children in rural India have benefitted from the programs of Bharti Foundation since its inception. Mittal was ranked among the top 25 philanthropists in the world in 2009 by Barron’s magazine.

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Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani

BIJAN MOSSAVAR-RAHMANI MPA '82, GSAS '88

United States | DNO and RAK Petroleum plc

Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani MPA '82, GSAS '88 is executive chairman of the board of directors of DNO ASA, a publicly listed Norwegian oil and gas company whose primary business is exploration and production in the Middle East and North Africa regions. He is also chairman of the board and chief executive officer of RAK Petroleum plc, an energy investment company.

Mossavar-Rahmani serves concurrently as chairman of the board of directors of Foxtrot International LDC, a privately held Franco-American oil and gas company active in West Africa. He was founder and first chief executive of Apache International Inc.

In addition to his industry positions, Mossavar-Rahmani is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and chairman of its Audit Committee and a director of the Persepolis Foundation. He has published more than 10 books and dozens of articles on global energy markets and was decorated a Commandeur de l'Ordre National de la Côte d’Ivoire for services to the energy sector of that country.

He is married to Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani, a managing director at Goldman Sachs and chief investment officer for the Private Wealth Management group of Goldman Sachs's Consumer and Investment Management Division.

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Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani

SHARMIN MOSSAVAR-RAHMANI

United States | Goldman Sachs

Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani is chief investment officer of Private Wealth Management (PWM) at Goldman Sachs. She is responsible for overall strategic asset allocation and tactical investment strategy within PWM. Sharmin joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 1993.

Prior to joining the firm, Sharmin worked at Fidelity Management Trust Company, where she was chief investment officer for all separate and co-mingled fixed income accounts.

Sharmin is a member of the board of trustees and the investment committee of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Harvard University's Committee on University Resources. She is a former member of the board of trustees and a former chair of the investment committee of the Trinity School in New York City. Sharmin has published two books, one on bond indexing and one on OPEC natural gas, as well as numerous articles on portfolio management issues.

Mossavar-Rahmani received a BA from Princeton University and an MS from Stanford University.

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Motsepe

PATRICE MOTSEPE

South Africa | African Rainbow Minerals

In 2017 Forbes magazine commemorated its 100th Anniversary and honored Patrice Motsepe as one of the “100 Greatest Living Business Minds” in the world. In 2002, Motsepe was voted South Africa's Business Leader of the Year by the chief executive officers of the top 100 companies in South Africa. In the same year, he was the winner of the Ernst & Young Best Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Motsepe was a partner at Bowmans, one of the largest law firms in South Africa, and was also a visiting attorney in the United States with the law firm McGuireWoods. He is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, a South African diversified mining company, and the founder and chairman of UbuntuBotho Investments, African Rainbow Capital (ARC), African Rainbow Energy and Power (AREP), and UBI General Partner Pty Ltd. Motsepe is also the deputy chairman of Sanlam, chairman of Harmony Gold, and president of Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club. He is a member of the International Business Council (IBC) of the World Economic Forum, which is made up of 100 of the most highly respected and influential chief executives from all industries. He is also a member of the Harvard Global Advisory Council and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).

Motsepe is the recipient of numerous business and leadership awards and recognitions, including the World Economic Forum Global Leader of Tomorrow (1999); the South African Jewish Report's Special Board Members Award for Outstanding Achievement (2004); the African Business Roundtable, USA, Entrepreneur & Freedom of Trade Award (2009); the McGuireWoods Outstanding Alumnus Award (2009); the BRICS Business Council Outstanding Leadership Award (2014); the Harvard University Veritas Award for Excellence in Global Business and Philanthropy (2014); and the Sunday Times Lifetime Achiever Award (2017).

In January 2013, Motsepe and his wife, Precious Moloi-Motsepe, joined the Giving Pledge started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, committing to give half of the wealth of the Motsepe family to the poor and for philanthropic purposes during their lifetime and beyond.

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VAS NARASIMHAN MD '02, MMP '03

Switzerland/United States | Novartis

Vasant (Vas) Narasimhan MD '02, MMP '03 has been chief executive officer of Novartis since February 1, 2018. Since becoming CEO, Narasimhan has led a strategic and cultural transformation at Novartis to build a leading medicines company globally powered by advanced therapy platforms and data science. Under his leadership, the company has completed over $60 billion in strategic transactions. Previously, Narasimhan was global head of drug Development and chief medical officer for Novartis. Prior to that, he held a range of leadership roles in product development and general management, such as global head of Development for Novartis Pharmaceuticals, global head of the Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals and Oncology Injectables business unit, global head of Development for Novartis Vaccines, North America region head for Novartis Vaccines, and United States country president for Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics.

During his career at Novartis, Narasimhan has overseen the licensure of over 20 novel medicines, including advanced cell and gene therapies as well as vaccines. Before joining Novartis in 2005, he briefly worked in management consulting. Narasimhan received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a bachelor's degree in biological sciences from the University of Chicago. During and after his medical studies, he worked extensively on a range of public health issues in developing countries, and he continues to champion global health priorities today. He is an elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine and serves on the Board of Fellows of Harvard Medical School.

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Ofero

IDAN OFER

United Kingdom | Quantum Pacific

Idan Ofer is a proven international business leader and entrepreneur with a track record of results spanning more than 30 years. He has achieved success globally in a diverse set of industries, including energy, natural resources, oilfield services, medical technology, automotive, and shipping. Ofer brings innovative solutions to traditional industries and is leading expansion into new ventures in many of the most important sectors of the new global economy.

Ofer is also a well-known philanthropist who cares deeply about education, the environment, and the Middle East peace process. Donations include £25 million to the London Business School to establish the Sammy Ofer Centre, a cutting-edge teaching and learning facility. He has also given generously to the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), enabling the establishment of the Sammy Ofer Graduate Fellowship Fund for Emerging Leaders from Israel and Palestine and the Idan Ofer Gateway Building, a newly constructed space on the HKS campus.

Ofer is also a founding member of the Global Advisory Council of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a nonpartisan policy forum on global issues established in Washington, D.C., by Congress in memory of the former U.S. president.

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Ogunlesi

ADEBAYO O. OGUNLESI MBA '78, JD '79

United States | Global Infrastructure Partners

Bayo Ogunlesi MBA '78, JD '79 is chairman, managing partner, and founding partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading private equity firm that invests in infrastructure assets. He is based in New York City. Prior to the formation of GIP in 2006, Ogunlesi spent 23 years at Credit Suisse, where he held several senior positions, including executive vice chairman and chief client officer of the Investment Banking Division. From 2002 to 2004, he was head of the Global Investment Banking Division and a member of the Executive Board and Management Committee. Previously, Ogunlesi was an attorney with the New York law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thurgood Marshall, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Ogunlesi holds an AB (first class honors) in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University, a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is the lead director of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and a member of the boards of directors of Callaway Golf Company, Kosmos Energy Holdings, Terminal Investment Limited SA, and Freeport LNG Development LP. He is a member of the Dean's Advisory Boards of Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School as well as a member of the Harvard University Global Advisory Council.

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Okonjo-Iweala

NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AB '77

Nigeria | Lazard Ltd.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala AB '77 is chair of the board of Gavi, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation. Since its creation in 2000, Gavi has immunized 580 million children globally and saved eight million lives. She is also senior adviser at Lazard, one of the world's premier financial advisory and asset management firms.

Previously, Okonjo-Iweala served twice as Nigeria's Finance Minister, from 2003 to 2006 and 2011 to 2015, and briefly served as Foreign Minister, the first woman to hold both positions. She spent 25 years at the World Bank as a development economist, rising to the number two position of managing director, overseeing an $81 billion operational portfolio in Africa, South Asia, Europe, and Central Asia.

Okonjo-Iweala was ranked by Fortune as one of the 50 Greatest World Leaders in 2015, by Forbes as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World consecutively for four years, by TIME as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2014, and by the UK Guardian as one of the Top 100 Women in the World in 2011.

Okonjo-Iweala holds an AB in economics from Harvard College and a PhD in regional economics and development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has received honorary degrees from over a dozen universities, including Yale, Brown, the University of Pennsylvania, and Trinity College, Dublin. She is the author of numerous articles on finance and development, and several books including Reforming the Unreformable: Lessons from Nigeria, published by the MIT Press.

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Otto

ALEXANDER OTTO AB '90, MBA '94

Germany | ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG

Alexander Otto AB '90, MBA '94 has been chief executive officer of ECE, a company owned by the Otto family, since 2000. During his leadership, ECE became a leading European shopping center operator.

By now, the company has 3,400 employees and operates in 12 countries with assets under management totaling approximately €32.3 billion. Moreover, ECE is one of the leading developers of major real estate properties in Europe, focusing on office properties, hotels, logistics centers, and retail properties.

Otto is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Otto Group, Deutsche EuroShop AG, and SITE Centers in Cleveland. He also sits on the Advisory Board of Peek & Cloppenburg KG Düsseldorf and is a board member of the Harvard Business School Foundation of Germany.

Otto is initiator and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lebendige Stadt Foundation, which promotes the revitalization of European inner cities. Furthermore, he supports youth and disabled sports in Hamburg through his Alexander Otto Sports Foundation. He also initiated and funded the construction of an ice and ball sports arena as well as the HSV Soccer Academy in Hamburg. In addition, he supports health care and cultural projects, among others, including the extensive refurbishment of Hamburg Art Museum through the Dorit & Alexander Otto Foundation.

Otto was born in Hamburg in July 1967. After completing his International Baccalaureate in Oxford, he studied at Harvard College and Harvard Business School. He joined ECE in 1994.

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Özyeğin

MURAT ÖZYEĞIN MBA '03

Turkey | FIBA Group

Murat Özyeğin is the executive board member of FINA and FIBA Holding and chairman of all of Fiba Group's nonfinancial businesses. He is also the vice chairman of Credit Europe Bank Group, which is Fiba Group's largest subsidiary in finance.

Özyeğin began his career in 1998 at Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. in New York City as a financial analyst within the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. In 2000, he was appointed to a senior analyst position at the London office. After his return to Turkey in 2003, he established the Strategy and Business Development Departments of Finansbank and FIBA Holding.

He is the chairman of DEİK/Turkey-Netherlands Business Council; executive board member of the Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation, the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD), and Endeavor Turkey; member of the board of trustees of Ozyegin University and the World Wildlife Fund; and a member of Global Relations Forum and the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University. Özyeğin is also the Honorary Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore.

Özyeğin holds an SB in industrial management and economics from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

He is 42 years old and has three children ages 16, 14, and nine.

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CARLOS RODRIGUEZ-PASTOR

Peru | Intercorp

Carlos Rodríguez-Pastor is founder and chairman of Intercorp and founder and managing partner of Nexus Group. Intercorp and Nexus Group invest primarily in Peru and the Andean Region and manage portfolio companies in financial services, retail, real estate, education, leisure and entertainment, and packaging.

He is also a member of the executive board of Royalty Pharma; co-chairman of the Chairman’s International Advisory Council of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas; member of the board of trustees at Dartmouth College; member of the board of advisors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College; member of the Global Advisory Council at Harvard University; member of the Corporation Development Committee at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; member of the board of trustees at the New York Public Library; member of the Acquisition Committee of the Museum of Modern Art of New York for Latin America and the Caribbean; and member of the Latin American Conservation Council in partnership with the Nature Conservancy. Rodríguez-Pastor is also very much involved in education projects as cofounder and chairman of Innova Schools, founder of PeruChamps, and member of the Global Advisory Board of Khan Academy.

Rodríguez-Pastor graduated with an AB in social sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983 and obtained an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1988.

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Piramal

SWATI A. PIRAMAL MPH '92

India | Piramal Enterprises Limited

Swati A. Piramal MPH '92 is one of India's leading scientists and industrialists and is involved in public health and innovation. She earned her medical degree from Mumbai University and completed her master's in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She has used her background in medicine, public health, and business to change the trajectory of health care, education, and public policy in India. She is a member of the Board of Dean's Advisors for Harvard Business School and the Harvard Chan School, and she also served as a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers from 2012 to 2018.

In addition to her other commitments, Piramal is deeply committed to corporate social responsibilities activities. She is involved in projects across health care, education, livelihood creation, and youth empowerment. By finding innovative solutions, she aims to resolve issues that are critical roadblocks toward unlocking India's economic potential. She also looks at avenues for promoting health in rural India with mobile health services, women's empowerment projects, and community education that creates young leaders.

As the first woman president of India's Apex Chamber of Commerce in 90 years, she helped influence important public policies and governance. She served as an advisor to the Indian prime minister on science, technology, and economic policy from 2006 to 2014. She has been nominated for Business Today's list of the “25 Most Powerful Women” in India eight times and is now a part of the “Hall of Fame of Most Powerful Women.” In April 2012, she received the Padma Shri Award from the president of India.

Piramal is a leader who makes a positive difference in the community and the world. Her contributions in innovations, new medicines, and public health services have touched thousands of lives.

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Thierry Porté AB '79, MBA '82

THIERRY G. PORTÉ AB '79, MBA '82

United States | J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC

Thierry Porté AB '79, MBA '82 is a managing director of J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, a private equity firm focused exclusively on financial services. In this capacity, he currently serves as director of Financière CEP, an insurance brokerage firm based in Nantes, France; director of Ambit Flowers Asset Reconstruction Company, a nonperforming loan platform based in Mumbai, India; nonexecutive chairman of Acuon Capital, a Korean nonbank lending institution; and nonexecutive chairman of Chi-X Japan and Chi-X Asia-Pacific, an alternative equity trading platform operating in Japan and Australia.

Porté worked previously at Shinsei Bank Ltd., Tokyo, where he served as vice chairman (2003–05) and president and CEO (2005–08). From 1982 to 2003, he served in various capacities at Morgan Stanley in New York, London, and Tokyo, including as president and branch manager of Morgan Stanley Japan (1995–2003). In a personal capacity, he serves as vice chairman of Equita, a Milan-based investment bank; director of Baobab, a Paris-headquartered microfinance institution operating in Africa and China; and founder and director of Global Treehouse.

Porté holds a bachelor of arts magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in economics from Harvard College and an MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School. He has held leadership roles in a number of Harvard-related activities, including president of the Harvard Club of Japan (1995–2008), and he currently serves as a member of the Board of Dean's Advisors of Harvard Business School, the Harvard Global Advisory Council, and the Harvard University Asia Center advisory board.

He is chairman of the US-Japan Bridging Foundation, founding member and co-chair of the Asia Society Japan Center, and trustee of Asia Society, New York. He served on the board of trustees of Regis High School from 2009 to 2015 and continues to serve as the chairman of the Regis Investment Committee. He currently serves on the Investment Committee of the Missions of the Society of Jesus. He served from 2008 to 2013 as chairman of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission and the U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange, appointments designated by the president of the United States.

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Raghunathan

ARVIND RAGHUNATHAN

United States/India | Roc Capital Management, LP

Arvind Raghunathan is the founder and chief executive officer of Roc Capital. Roc is a leading financial services platform in real estate.

Prior to founding Roc Capital, Raghunathan was a managing director and head of global arbitrage at Deutsche Bank and a member of the firm's Global Markets Leadership Forum. He rejoined Deutsche Bank in 1999, having served a previous term there between 1995 and 1997, and that year cofounded a venture capital unit within the bank. Before joining Deutsche Bank, he headed a proprietary trading group at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Raghunathan received a bachelor of technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India, in 1984 and his PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1988. Upon graduating from Berkeley, he was a faculty member of the computer science departments at New York University and at the University of California, Davis. While he was a professor, Raghunathan was a consultant for a number of corporations, including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Xerox. He is an author of numerous research papers in the fields of computer science and mathematics.

Raghunathan and his wife, Sribala Subramanian, chaired the advisory council of the South Asia Institute at Harvard University until 2017. Among other philanthropic affiliations, Raghunathan has created an endowed chair at Columbia University and established scholarships at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a trustee of the Dalton School in New York, served on the board of the American India Foundation, and was a member of the advisory committee for the Asia Society.

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Phillip Ragon

PHILLIP T. "TERRY" RAGON

United States | InterSystems Corporation

Since founding InterSystems in 1978, Phillip Ragon has led the company to worldwide prominence in the database, interoperability, and health care application markets.

Ragon is a trustee of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where he also served as honorary co-chair of the MGH campaign. He is on the Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows. He is also a member of the MIT Corporation, the governing body of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is co-chair of the MIT campaign.

In 2008, Ragon helped create the Ragon Institute, a joint research center of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. The vision of the Ragon Institute is to “harness the immune system,” and its immediate objective is the creation of a vaccine for HIV.

Ragon is a signatory to the Giving Pledge.

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Alejandro Ramírez Magana

ALEJANDRO RAMÍREZ MAGANA AB '94, MBA '01

Mexico | Cinépolis

Alejandro Ramírez Magaña AB '94, MBA '01 is chief executive officer of Cinépolis, one of the largest film exhibition companies in the world, with operations in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Indonesia, Central America, India, Spain, the United States, and the Middle East.

He served as Mexico's representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and as technical secretary of the Social Cabinet in the Executive Office of the President of Mexico. He has worked for the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program in the areas of poverty and human development. He is chairman of the Global Cinema Federation (GCF), the Morelia International Film Festival, and Mexicanos Primero, an initiative to raise the quality of education in Mexico. He serves on the boards of BBVA Bancomer, Grupo Alfa, the Mexican Competitiveness Institute, the Sundance Institute, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, and the Harvard Board of Overseers.

He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2005 and co-chaired the WEF's Annual Meeting in 2012.

Also in 2012, he was appointed as chair of the B20, the G20's Business Summit. He served as chairman of the Mexican Business Council from 2015 to 2019.

He holds an AB in economics from Harvard University, an MSc in Development Economics from the University of Oxford, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Hartley Rogers

HARTLEY ROGERS AB '81, MBA '85

United States | Hamilton

Hartley Rogers is the chairman of Hamilton Lane. A full-time member of the firm, he plays significant roles in investing and client relationship activities, as well as in its strategic and organizational development. He is a member of various investment committees of the firm and is the chairman of the board of directors.

Founded in 1991, Hamilton Lane is an asset management firm that helps institutional and individual investors create and manage diversified private markets programs tailored to their needs and risk tolerances. With approximately $66 billion in discretionary assets under management and oversight of an additional $415 billion in advisory assets (as of 9/30/19), Hamilton Lane is the largest allocator of capital to private markets funds in the world and is a significant player in the secondary and co-investment arenas. A publicly traded firm (Nasdaq: HLNE), Hamilton Lane has approximately 400 employees based in 16 offices worldwide.

Rogers was formerly a managing director in the private equity fund management areas at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse.

He is the chairman of the advisory board for the Harvard Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and is a member of the Harvard Global Advisory Council. He is a trustee and the treasurer of the Institute of International Education, which manages the Fulbright and Gilman Scholar programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, among other activities. He also serves on the board of Bessemer Securities. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

 

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David Rubenstein

DAVID M. RUBENSTEIN

United States | The Carlyle Group

David M. Rubenstein is cofounder and co-chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful private investment firms. Established in 1987, Carlyle now manages $276 billion from 27 offices around the world.

Rubenstein is chairman of the boards of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of Washington; a Fellow of the Harvard Corporation; a trustee of the National Gallery of Art, the University of Chicago, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Institute for Advanced Study, the National Constitution Center, the Brookings Institution, and the World Economic Forum; and a director of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Rubenstein is a member of the American Philosophical Society, Business Council, Harvard Global Advisory Council (chairman), Madison Council of the Library of Congress (chairman), Board of Dean’s Advisors of Harvard Business School, advisory board of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University (former chairman), and board of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community.

Rubenstein has served as chairman of the board of trustees of Duke University and the Smithsonian Institution, and co-chairman of the board of the Brookings Institution.

Rubenstein is an original signer of The Giving Pledge, a significant donor to all of the aforementioned nonprofit organizations, and a recipient of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the MoMA’s David Rockefeller Award, among other philanthropic awards.

Rubenstein is a leader in the area of patriotic philanthropy, having made transformative gifts for the restoration or repair of the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Monticello, Montpelier, Mount Vernon, Arlington House, Iwo Jima Memorial, the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian, the National Archives, the National Zoo, the Library of Congress, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Rubenstein has also provided to the U.S. government long-term loans of his rare copies of the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th Amendment, the first map of the U.S. (Abel Buell map), and the first book printed in the U.S. (Bay Psalm Book).

Rubenstein is the host of The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations on Bloomberg TV and PBS and Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein on Bloomberg TV; and the author of The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians (Simon & Schuster, 2019) and How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers (Simon & Schuster, 2020).

Rubenstein, a native of Baltimore, is a 1970 magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. Rubenstein graduated in 1973 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review.

From 1973–75, Rubenstein practiced law in New York with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. From 1975–76, he served as chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments. From 1977–81, during the Carter Administration, Rubenstein was deputy assistant to the president for domestic policy. After his White House service and before cofounding Carlyle, Rubenstein practiced law in Washington, D.C., with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman).

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Rubin

ROBERT E. RUBIN AB '60

United States | Council on Foreign Relations and Centerview Partners

Robert E. "Bob" Rubin AB '60 serves as senior counselor for Centerview Partners, a global investment banking advisory firm with offices in New York, London, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. In his role at Centerview, Rubin acts as a sounding board and advisor to clients across the firm's various activities.

Rubin is a former secretary of the Treasury. He joined the Clinton administration in 1993, serving as assistant to the president for economic policy and the first director of the National Economic Council. He was named treasury secretary in 1995 and served until 1999. Rubin joined Goldman Sachs & Company in 1966 and served as co-chairman from 1990 to 1992. From 1999 to 2009, he served on the board at Citigroup and as a senior advisor.

In June 2017, Rubin concluded his 10-year term as co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations but still serves as co-chairman emeritus. He is chairman of the board of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, the nation's leading community development support organization. He also serves on the board of Mount Sinai Health System. In June 2014, he completed a 12-year term as a member of the Harvard Corporation and is now a member of its Finance Committee. He is one of the founders of the Hamilton Project, an economic policy project housed at the Brookings Institution, and author of the New York Times best seller In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington.

Rubin received an AB summa cum laude in economics from Harvard College in 1960 and an LLB from Yale Law School in 1964. He also attended the London School of Economics and has received honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and other universities.

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Charles Emmitt Ryan

CHARLES EMMITT RYAN AB '89

United States | UFG Asset Management

Charles "Charlie" E. Ryan AB '89 is the chairman of UFG Asset Management as well as a general partner with Almaz Capital. He is also a cofounder in Liberty Energy Trust. Ryan's distinguished financial career combines top-level expertise and deep knowledge of both Russian and international markets.

Ryan began his professional career in 1989 with Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was a financial analyst. After two years on Wall Street, he moved to Moscow in the early 1990s, during the chaotic early days of privatization, and went on to become an investment banker and venture capitalist specializing in Russia. From 1991 to 1994, he was an associate and principal banker with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, where he played a crucial role in the city of Saint Petersburg's privatization program for industry and real estate.

In 1994, Ryan cofounded United Financial Group (UFG), an independent investment bank in Moscow. In 2005, when Deutsche Bank acquired 100 percent of UFG's investment banking business, Ryan was appointed chief country officer and chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank Group in Russia. In October 2008, he stepped down as chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank and became chairman of UFG Asset Management, an alternative asset manager in Russia. In addition to his role as chairman, he is also responsible for the overall management of UFG's private equity business. Ryan moved back to the United States in 2008 with his family.

In 2013, Ryan cofounded Liberty Energy Trust, Liberty Infrastructure Trust (Conshohocken, Pennsylvania), which provides innovative solutions for financing and managing energy-related and infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania and the Eastern United States. It currently executes $500 million projects ranging from LNG, gas distribution, and CHPs to port development.

Ryan received an AB cum laude from Harvard College in 1989 with a concentration in government.

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Suzan Sabancı Dinçer

SUZAN SABANCI DINÇER

Turkey | Akbank

Suzan Sabancı Dinçer is the chairman and executive board member of Akbank. She is a board member of Sabancı Holding. Sabancı Dinçer began her career in banking in 1986 and joined Akbank in 1989.

Sabancı Dinçer is a member of the Institute of International Finance board of directors and emerging markets advisory board, Harvard University's Global Advisory Council, Harvard Business School's Global Leaders Circle, and the Harvard Business School Istanbul Advisory Board. Sabancı Dinçer founded Akbank's International Advisory Board, a platform to discuss and evaluate global and local economic developments and their strategic implications for Turkey. She also sits on the Chatham House Panel of Senior Advisers. From 2010 to 2014, Sabancı Dinçer served as the chairman of the Turkish-British Business Council for two terms. Under her stewardship, Akbank became the first deposit bank in Turkey to issue a Global Reporting Initiative-rated sustainability report. It also pioneered the Carbon Disclosure Project in Turkey. She is a member of the board of trustees of Sabancı University, a founding member and board member of Endeavor Turkey, and serves on the advisory board of Akbank Sanat.

Sabancı Dinçer is on the board of directors of the Global Relations Forum and a TÜSİAD (Turkish Industry and Business Association) member. She is also the Luxembourg Honorary Consul in Istanbul. In 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II awarded Sabancı Dinçer the title of "Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)": in recognition of her proactive and influential contributions to the development of Turkey-UK relations. In 2014, Sabancı Dinçer was given the Order of Civil Merit (Orden del Mérito Civil) of the Kingdom of Spain by King Felipe VI for her contributions to the relations between the two countries and for her support of the cultural convergence.

Sabancı Dinçer received a BA in finance from Richmond College in the United Kingdom and an MBA from Boston University. She is married with two children.

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Chella Safra

CHELLA SAFRA

Brazil/United States | Moise Y. Safra Foundation

Chella Safra leads the Moise Y. Safra Philanthropic Foundation. She has supported a multitude of charitable causes for many years with her late husband, Moise Y. Safra, and she continues work on their shared objectives. Her mission covers diverse areas: science, education, culture, religion, and women and children's health. Countless global organizations such as hospitals, universities, and museums have benefitted from Moise and Chella's generosity.

Together they established the Moise Y. Safra Professorship of Economics at Harvard University and the Chella and Moise Safra Professorship at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In memory of Moise Safra, the Moise Y. Safra Professorship at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania was established, and Harvard University's Moise Y. Safra Welcome Pavilion was inaugurated last fall at the opening of the new Smith Campus Center.

Chella Safra is the treasurer of the World Jewish Congress and a member of the board of directors of OSCIP Américas Amigas, a non-governmental organization dedicated to increasing breast cancer awareness and early detection among disadvantaged women in Brazil. She co-chairs Taglit-Birthright's Global Leadership Advisory Board. She is a member of the board of directors of the Friends of the Israel Museum and has held numerous leadership roles in a variety of international bodies. Safra serves as president of the board of the Women's Division of Keren Hayesod. She founded this group in 1986 to help and support new immigrants in Israel. In addition, she is a founder of the Moise Safra Community Center, scheduled to open in the fall of 2019, which will serve as a hub for Jewish social, recreational, cultural, and educational programming on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

While philanthropy is Safra’s calling, she is also committed to giving of herself and has been deeply involved in numerous humanitarian roles. She volunteered for more than a decade at the Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo, where she worked with patients. She has also collaborated closely with many other organizations, such as Criança Sorriso, which supports disadvantaged children in Brazil's favelas. Safra was born in Beirut and graduated from the Lycée Français–Institution Sainte Anne. She later moved to São Paulo and married Moise, with whom she had five children: Jacob, Ezra, Esther, Edmond, and Olga. Safra divides her time between Brazil and the United States and is fluent in Portuguese, English, French, and Arabic.

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Santo Domingo

ALEJANDRO SANTO DOMINGO AB '99

United States | Quadrant Capital Advisors

Mr. Alejandro Santo Domingo is a Senior Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc. in New York City. He is a member of the board of Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI). He was a member of the Board of Directors of SABMiller Plc, where he was also Vice-Chairman of SABMiller Plc. for Latin America. Mr. Santo Domingo is Chairman of the Board of Bavaria S.A. in Colombia. He is Chairman of the Board of Valorem, a company which manages a diverse portfolio industrial & media assets in Latin America. Mr. Santo Domingo is also a director of JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts), ContourGlobal plc, Florida Crystals, the world's largest sugar refiner, Caracol TV, Colombia's leading broadcaster, El Espectador, a leading Colombian Daily, and Cine Colombia, Colombia's leading film distribution and movie theater company. In the non-profit sector, he is Chairman of the Wildlife Conservation Society and Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. He is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Educational Broadcasting Corporation Channel Thirteen/WNET (PBS), a Member of the Board of DKMS; a foundation dedicated to finding donors for leukemia patients, and he is a Member of the Board of Fundación Pies Descalzos. Mr. Santo Domingo is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Mount Sinai Health System.

Mr. Santo Domingo is a graduate of Harvard College.

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Sarmiento

LUIS CARLOS SARMIENTO ANGULO

Colombia | Grupo Aval

Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo is chairman of the board of Grupo Aval, a New York Stock Exchange–listed financial services firm with a total of $129 billion in assets. Aval comprises several financial institutions, including four commercial banks, an investment bank, and Colombia's largest severance and pension management company. These represent a 28 percent market share of the Colombian financial system. Grupo Aval also owns Banco de America Central (BAC), which controls 9.5 percent of the Central American financial market.

After graduating with highest honors in civil engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, the youngest in his class, Sarmiento went on to become the largest land developer in the country, completing over 40,000 residential units during the course of 35 years. He has also completed numerous large-scale commercial developments, including Centro Mayor, the largest shopping mall in Colombia and winner of the International Real Estate Federation Award in 2010; the Science and Technology Building at Universidad Nacional, which he donated to his alma mater; and Ciudad Empresarial Sarmiento Angulo, an eight-million-square-foot LEED-certified mixed-use development. In infrastructure undertakings, his current projects of approximately 1,200 miles will serve to establish major connective arteries throughout the country. Since 2010, Sarmiento acquired a controlling stake in El Tiempo, the largest national newspaper in Colombia.

Sarmiento's philanthropic activity extends to health care, education, housing, and financial services. A state-of-the-art Center for Oncology Treatment and Research, currently in development, will operate as a nonprofit corporation. He is founder and benefactor of Julio Garavito Engineering School, and for 25 years he has served as a donor and chairman of the board of Colfuturo, whose mission is to send Colombian students abroad for post-graduate education at top international institutions. During this period, he signed and renewed an agreement with Harvard University to support Colombian leaders at master's and PhD levels. In housing, he built and donated the Mirador de Usme to provide dwellings for over 1,500 victims displaced by the severe winter floods of 2010. In the financial sector, he founded the Corporación Microcrédito Aval, a nonprofit corporation to provide access to affordable credit for the microentrepreneur.

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Schwarzman

STEPHEN A. SCHWARZMAN MBA '72

United States | The Blackstone Group L.P.

Stephen A. Schwarzman is chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Blackstone, one of the world's leading investment firms, with $545 billion assets under management (as of June 30, 2019). Schwarzman has been involved in all phases of Blackstone's development since its founding in 1985. The firm has established leading investing businesses across asset classes, including private equity, where it is a global leader in traditional buyout, growth equity, special situations, and secondary investing; real estate, where it is currently the largest owner of property in the world; hedge fund solutions, where it is the world's largest discretionary hedge fund investor; and credit, where it is a global leader and major provider of credit for small, middle-market, and other companies. Blackstone has also recently launched major new businesses dedicated to infrastructure and life sciences investing, as well as delivering the firm's investment management expertise and products to insurance companies.

Schwarzman is an active philanthropist with a history of supporting education as well as culture and the arts, among other things. In both business and philanthropy, Schwarzman has dedicated himself to tackling big problems with transformative solutions. In October 2018, he announced a foundational $350 million gift to establish the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Schwarzman College of Computing, an interdisciplinary hub that will reorient MIT to address the opportunities and challenges presented by the rise of artificial intelligence, including critical ethical and policy considerations to ensure that the technologies are employed for the common good. In 2015, Schwarzman donated $150 million to Yale University to establish the Schwarzman Center, a first-of-its-kind campus center in Yale's historic “Commons” building, and also gave a founding gift of $40 million to the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition assistance to underprivileged children attending Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York. In 2013, he founded an international scholarship program, “Schwarzman Scholars,” at Tsinghua University in Beijing to educate future leaders about China. At over $575 million, the program is modeled on the Rhodes Scholarship and is the single largest philanthropic effort in China's history, coming largely from international donors.

Schwarzman is co-chair of the board of trustees of Schwarzman Scholars. In 2007, Schwarzman donated $100 million to the New York Public Library, on whose board he serves. Schwarzman is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Business Council, the Business Roundtable, and the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. He is a former co-chair of the Partnership for New York City and serves on the boards of the Asia Society and New York-Presbyterian Hospital as well as the advisory board of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. He is a trustee of the Frick Collection in New York City and chairman emeritus of the board of directors of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

In 2007, Schwarzman was included in Time's “100 Most Influential People.” In 2016, he topped Forbes magazine's list of the most influential people in finance and in 2018 was ranked in the Top 50 on Forbes' list of the “World's Most Powerful People.” The Republic of France has awarded Schwarzman both the Légion d'Honneur and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres at the Commandeur level. Schwarzman is one of the only Americans to receive both awards recognizing significant contributions to France. He was also awarded the Order of the Aztec Eagle, Mexico's highest honor for foreigners. He is also the former chairman of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, which was charged with providing direct input to the president of the United States from business leaders through a nonpartisan, non-bureaucratic exchange of ideas.

Schwarzman holds an AB from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Yale School of Management and on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors.

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Sharma

VIJAY SHEKHAR SHARMA

India | Paytm

Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the chairman and CEO of One97 Communications and its consumer brand, Paytm. He has played a critical role in developing the mobile payments and commerce ecosystem in India. His goal is to build India's biggest payments, commerce, and financial services conglomerate and the country's first $100 billion company.

A strong believer in emerging technologies, Sharma founded Paytm in August 2010 and continues to oversee the company's key strategic efforts, including engineering, design, and marketing. He has also launched the Paytm Payments Bank and brought a new business model to the world of banking.

Sharma was featured in Time magazine's “100 Most Influential People” of 2017 list. He has also earned several other top industry honors, such as GQ Man of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year at the Economics Times Awards for Corporate Excellence. He has a bachelor's degree in electronics and communications from the Delhi College of Engineering.

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Sousou

RAMEZ SOUSOU AB '87, MBA '92

United Kingdom | TowerBrook Capital Partners

Ramez Sousou is founder and co-CEO of TowerBrook Capital Partners, a purpose-driven investment firm headquartered in London and New York. TowerBrook invests in private equity and structured opportunities, with a value creation strategy that aims to transform the capabilities and prospects of its portfolio companies. TowerBrook is the first mainstream private equity firm in the world to attain B Corp Certification. B Corps are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social, environmental and governance performance.

He was previously co-head of Soros Private Equity and a member of the Management Committee of Soros Fund Management. Prior to that, he was a senior member of the Principal Investments group of Goldman Sachs.

He is a board member of the U.S./Middle East Project, the Global Advisory Council of Harvard University, the Steering Committee for the Council for Inclusive Capitalism, and the Private Equity SMI Task Force (PESMIT). He is a former board member of Habitat for Humanity International, the Lambeth Trust, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), and Alpha International, and was the founding chairman of the Private Equity Foundation (now Impetus Trust).

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Subramanian

SRIBALA SUBRAMANIAN

United States/India | Journalist/Author

Sribala Subramanian is a freelance journalist who writes about India and Asia, focusing on the environment. Her stories have appeared in the Guardian, the Wire, and Earth Island Journal. She was formerly with Time magazine.

Subramanian graduated from St. Joseph's College in Bangalore, India. She received a master's degree in communication from California State University, Fresno, and attended the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is married to Arvind Raghunathan, CEO of Roc Capital.

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Sudireddy

RAMAKRISHNA SUDIREDDY

United States | Bento.Net and Bayfleet Holdings, LLC

Ramakrishna “Ram” Sudireddy is the founder and chairman of Bayfleet Holdings LLC, a private venture investment firm, and the founder and CEO of Bento.net, a disruptor of dental insurance.

A 28-year veteran of the software and semiconductor industry, Sudireddy got his start as a computer and electrical engineer at the University of Massachusetts before going to work at Bell Labs, where he was the chief architect and lead designer for a number of highly complex application-specific integrated circuits. He left Bell Labs to found Cimaron Communication in 1996, which was sold to AMCC, where he served as senior vice president, general manager, and chief technology officer, managing a worldwide group of more than 1,000 engineers. From 2005 to 2010, Sudireddy served as chairman of the board at Sanovi Technologies, which provides disaster recovery and business continuity software for enterprise customers. The company was sold to IBM. He later founded CHiL Semiconductor, which was acquired by International Rectifier in 2011. Recently he founded a company called Bento.net to provide affordable oral health access to millions of Americans. Bento is an alternative to dental insurance.

Sudireddy received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Nagarjuna University in India and his graduate degree in computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is a member of the Harvard Divinity School's Dean's Council and a member of the HarvardX Kitchen Cabinet.

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Tata

RATAN N. TATA AMP '75

India | Tata Group

Ratan N. Tata AMP '75 joined the Tata group in 1962. After serving in various companies, he was appointed director-in-charge of the National Radio & Electronics Company Ltd. in 1971. In 1981, he became chairman of Tata Industries, where he was responsible for transforming it into a group strategy think tank and a promoter of new ventures in high-technology businesses. Tata was the chairman of the Tata group from 1991 to 2012. Upon his retirement, he was given the honorary title of chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, Tata Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, and Tata Chemicals.

He is also on the international advisory boards of Mitsubishi Corporation and JPMorgan Chase. He is the chairman of the Sir Ratan Tata Trust and the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, two of the largest private sector–promoted philanthropic trusts in India. He is the chairman of the Council of Management of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and also serves on the boards of trustees of Cornell University and the University of Southern California. The government of India honored Tata with its second-highest civilian award—the Padma Vibhushan—in 2008. He has also received honorary doctorates from several universities in India and around the world.

Tata received a BArch degree from Cornell in 1962. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1975.

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Varkey

SUNNY VARKEY

United Arab Emirates | GEMS Education

Sunny Varkey is the founder and executive chairman of the GEMS Education Group, the world's largest operator of kindergarten to grade 12 schools, with 250 worldwide that serve over 270,000 students in more than 20 countries.

He also founded the Varkey Foundation, his family's foundation, seeking to improve global teacher capacity and promote universal access of quality education. The foundation has spearheaded the training of over 25,000 teachers and has pioneered an innovative technology platform to reach marginalized girls in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is also used to reach children in refugee camps. In Argentina, the foundation has designed and delivers a leadership program for school directors, convenes the Global Education & Skills Forum, and organizes the Global Teacher Prize, which seeks to celebrate the achievement of classroom teachers and uplift the status of the profession. In 2015, Sunny and Sherly Varkey committed to the Giving Pledge, established by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet.

In 2012, Varkey was named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Education Partnerships. The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education conferred an award of distinction for Varkey's service to education in 2011. The Indian government honored him in 2009 with the Padmashri Award, one of the highest civilian honors, and the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Eminent Educationalist in 2008.

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Wasserstein

CLAUDE WASSERSTEIN

United States | Fine Day Ventures

Claude Wasserstein is the founder and CEO of Fine Day Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm investing in innovative and impactful technology, specifically in the financial, medical, aerospace, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and energy industries.

Born in France, Wasserstein is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and attended graduate school at the Sorbonne and the École du Louvre in Paris. She began her career as a journalist for Newsweek, working out of the publication's Paris bureau. Prior to her investment career, she was a producer for CBS News, where she worked in the network's Dubai, Belfast, London, and Paris bureaus. In 1993, she won an Emmy for an investigative series featured on CBS's 48 Hours.

Wasserstein is a trustee of the King Hussein Cancer Center Foundation, the American Hospital in Paris Foundation, and a life trustee at WNET Channel 13. She is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, the Metropolitan Museum International Council, and the Brookings Institution. In 2017, she was awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest order of merit.

She resides in New York City and is the mother of Jack '21, Dash '22, and Lucy.

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Weinberg

PETER A. WEINBERG MBA '83

United States | Perella Weinberg Partners

Peter A. Weinberg MBA '83 is a founding partner and chief executive officer of Perella Weinberg Partners, a leading independent financial services firm. Established in 2006, the firm provides advisory and asset management services to a global client base, including corporations, institutions, and governments.

Prior to cofounding Perella Weinberg Partners, Weinberg was the CEO of Goldman Sachs International in London, where he sat on the firm's Management Committee and led the European Management Committee. At Goldman Sachs, he also coheaded the Global Investment Banking Division; coheaded the Partnership Committee; ran a number of businesses at the firm, including Investment Banking Services and Communications, Media and Telecom; and founded the Financial Sponsors Group.

Weinberg earned an AB from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the boards of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Kravis Leadership Institute, and the Business Higher Education Forum, where he was the chairman, and is a founding trustee of the Kings Academy in Jordan. Weinberg and his wife, Deborah, founded the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University. He is also a former trustee of Deerfield Academy, Brunswick School, and Harvard Business School's Board of Dean's Advisors.

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Wojcicki

SUSAN WOJCICKI AB '90

United States | YouTube

Susan Wojcicki is CEO of YouTube, the world's most popular digital video platform, used by over a billion people across the globe to access information, share video, and shape culture. An early champion of online video who was instrumental in Google's 2006 acquisition of YouTube, Wojcicki now oversees YouTube's content and business operations, engineering, and product development.

Prior to joining YouTube in February 2014, Wojcicki was senior vice president of Advertising & Commerce at Google, where she oversaw the design and engineering of AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick, and Google Analytics. She joined Google in 1999 as the company's first marketing manager and led the initial development of several key consumer products, including Google Images and Google Books. In 2002, Wojcicki began working on Google's advertising products, and over the next 12 years she led teams that helped define the vision and direction of Google's monetization platforms.

Wojcicki graduated with honors from Harvard University, holds an AM in economics from University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MBA from University of California, Los Angeles. In 2015, Wojcicki was named to Time's list of the “100 Most Influential People “in the world.

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Wyss

HANSJÖRG WYSS MBA '65

Switzerland/United States | The Wyss Foundation

Hansjörg Wyss MBA '65 has devoted a considerable portion of his personal energies and wealth to protecting open spaces and wild lands in the American West. He currently serves on the boards of The Wilderness Society, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, and the Grand Canyon Trust. He is one of the founders of the AO Foundation, and remains an honorary member. Wyss serves as president of Fondation Beyeler and is a founder of Stiftung GegenwART in Basel, Switzerland, which funds art programs and scholarships for the Museum of Fine Arts Bern. Wyss is also chairman of the Wyss Foundation and the HJW Foundation, charitable organizations that work on environmental issues as well as social issues in immigration reform, health care for all Americans, fairness in the loan industry, and in women's health and reproductive rights, among many other projects.

Wyss is the recipient of the Robert Marshall Award from The Wilderness Society, the Beatrice Ellerin Award from Harvard Business School's alumni association, and the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award.

Wyss received a master's of science in civil and structural engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, and a number of honorary degrees from universities in the United States and abroad.

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Marjorie Yang

MARJORIE M. T. YANG MBA '76

Hong Kong | Esquel Group

Marjorie Yang is the chairman of Esquel Group and serves as chairman of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council (SIBAC), with the purpose of providing advice to the mayor of Seoul. She is also the appointed representative of Hong Kong, China, to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and a member of the Chief Executive's Council of Advisers on Innovation and Strategic Development, a high-level body that advises the chief executive on Hong Kong's future development and strategies for driving innovation. She served as a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from 2003 to 2018.

Yang is dedicated to promoting education and innovative technologies. She is the co-chair of the advisory board of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the chairperson of the steering committee of CoolThink@JC, which was created and is funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. She also serves as a member of various advisory boards, including Harvard University, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, and Guilin Tourism University. She was the chairman of the council of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for six years until 2015.

Yang is a strong believer in sustainable development and environmental conservation and serves on the advisory council for the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in China.

Yang is an independent nonexecutive director for Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd.

She has a bachelor of science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Xiang Dong Yang

XIANG-DONG (X. D.) YANG AB '87, MBA '92

Hong Kong | Carlyle Asia Partners

Xiang-Dong (X.D.) Yang is a managing director and chairman of Carlyle Asia, leading all corporate private equity investments in Asia (ex-Japan). He joined Carlyle in 2001 as a cohead of the Asia buyout advisory team. Carlyle has been investing in Asia for nearly two decades and is one of the largest private equity investors in Asia. Carlyle Asia has invested over $14.5 billion in more than 145 companies in corporate private equity and has current assets under management of more than $12 billion. Yang is based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Carlyle, Yang spent nine years at Goldman Sachs, where he was a managing director and cohead of Private Equity Investment Asia ex-Japan. Yang received his AB in economics from Harvard University and MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a native of China.

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Yog

SIDDHARTH YOG MBA '04

India | The Xander Group Inc.

Siddharth Yog MBA '04 is the founding partner of the Xander Group Inc., an investment firm headquartered in Singapore. Yog has been involved in all aspects of development of the firm since founding it in 2005. He chaired the investment committee for Xander Investment Management, the firm's private equity arm, until September 2016, and until December 2014 he was the chair of the credit committee for Xander Finance, the firm's Indian nonbank finance subsidiary. He is currently building Yuj Ventures, the group's early stage investing platform. Xander has $3 billion assets under management across private equity funds, managed accounts, direct public and private investments, and partnerships.

In 2007, Yog founded Virtuous Retail and currently serves as chairman of Virtuous Retail South Asia Pte. Ltd., its Singapore-based joint venture with a leading European pension fund that has designed, developed, owns, and operates a portfolio of 10 million square feet of community-focused shopping centers in India.

Yog received an MBA with highest distinction from Harvard Business School and was elected a Baker Scholar. He was also elected president of his class. Earlier, he earned an honors degree in economics from the University of Delhi and was elected head of the Students Union.

From 2014 to 2019, Yog served on the faculty of Harvard Business School. As senior lecturer of Business Administration, he designed and taught an MBA elective on investing in emerging markets. He is also cofounder and member of the governing body of the liberal arts–focused, not-for-profit Ashoka University in India, a member of the board of trustees of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) in Cambridge, and a member of the Lincoln Center Global Council in New York.

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JIANMING YU PhD '98

China | New Horizon Capital

Jianming Yu PhD '98 is the cofounder and managing partner of New Horizon Capital. Founded in 2005, New Horizon Capital is a private equity firm with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Since 2015, Yu has founded two parallel funds, Redview Capital and Advantech Capital, with a primary focus on investing in the consumer sector and TMT and health care, respectively. Prior to founding New Horizon, Yu worked at McKinsey and several Beijing-based investment firms. In addition to his PhD in biology from Harvard, Yu holds an MBA in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an SB from Tsinghua University.

Yu is married to Kate Li and has two children. The family resides in both Palo Alto, CA, and Beijing

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Zapparoli

PAOLO ZAPPAROLI MBA '94

Italy | 92 Ventures

Paolo Zapparoli MBA '94 leads 92 Ventures, a family office investing in private and public investments and real estate.

Prior to 92 Ventures, Zapparoli was principal and chief executive officer of Synergo SGR SpA., a private equity firm investing with Italian entrepreneurs. Zapparoli managed Synergo from 2006 until the end of 2016.

Prior to joining Synergo, Zapparoli was with AIG Capital Partners, which he joined in 1999. He initially served as the chief executive officer of AIG Blue Voyage Fund and then as a managing director at AIG Capital Partners in New York.

In 1996, Zapparoli established the Istanbul office of Bain-Cuneo, a management consulting company. He went on to develop Bain-Cuneo's office into Turkey's second-largest management consulting business in the country.

Prior to that, he held other positions, including serving as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in New York from 1994 to 1996; as assistant brand manager at Procter & Gamble in Rome from 1990 to 1992; and as a research and development engineer at Telettra, Milano, and Granger Telettra in Santa Clara, California, from 1988 to 1990.

In addition to his MBA from Harvard Business School, Zapparoli has a degree in electrical engineering summa cum laude from Polytechnic University of Milan and a graduate degree in digital signal processing from Cefriel Graduate School of Milan.

Zapparoli is married to Elif B. Bilgi MBA '94, a managing director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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Zell

LEAH JOY ZELL AB '71, AM '72, PHD '79

United States | Lizard Investors LLC

Leah Joy Zell is the founding partner of Lizard Investors LLC, a global small-cap equity investment firm based in Chicago. From 1992 to 2005, she was a cofounding partner at Wanger Asset Management, a global small-/mid-cap equity specialist, where she served as head of the international equities team and portfolio manager of the Acorn International Fund.

Zell is currently co-chair of the board of trustees of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Additionally, Zell is a trustee at the American Academy in Berlin and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and affiliated with the Aspen Strategy Group. She is a senior fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, where she received her AB and PhD in history. Previously, Zell served on the Harvard University Board of Overseers and the board of trustees of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

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Xin

ZHANG XIN

China | SOHO China Limited

Xin (Shynn) Zhang cofounded SOHO China in 1995. As CEO, she has led the company to become one of the largest developers of prime office real estate in China. SOHO China has developed over 5 million square meters (54 million square feet) in projects in Beijing and Shanghai. Zhang's collaborations with world-renowned architects have resulted in iconic landmark buildings that have transformed Chinese skylines. In 2014, SOHO China launched SOHO 3Q, pioneering the concept of coworking in China. SOHO 3Q is China's leading operator of coworking space and a magnet for Chinese startups and tech companies.

Born in Beijing in 1965, Zhang moved to Hong Kong at the age of 14, where she worked as a factory girl for five years. Determined to pursue higher education, she made her way to England, where she earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Sussex and a master's degree in development economics from Cambridge University. After working in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and Travelers Group, she returned to Beijing to cofound SOHO China with her husband, Pan Shiyi. In 2007, SOHO China was successfully listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, raising proceeds of $1.9 billion, Asia's largest commercial real estate IPO at that time.

Zhang's rags-to-riches story has embodied the rise of China's entrepreneurship, making her a celebrity CEO at home and a sought-after voice on China abroad. Active on Weibo, China's “Twitter,” Zhang frequently shares her views on business, entrepreneurship, and fitness with her over 10 million followers. Zhang has received international awards for her role as an architectural patron in China and as an entrepreneur. In 2002, she was awarded a special prize at the eighth La Biennale di Venezia for Commune by the Great Wall, a private collection of architecture. Zhang is a trustee of MoMA, a trustee of the Asia Society, a member of the World Economic Forum, Davos, a member of the Asia Business Council, a member of the Global Board of Advisors at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Harvard Global Advisory Council.

Zhang holds an honorary doctor of laws from the University of Sussex and has served as visiting fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2005, Zhang and her husband established the SOHO China Foundation, a charity organization that promotes education to improve social mobility. In 2014, the SOHO China Foundation launched the SOHO China Scholarships, a $100 million initiative providing financial aid for Chinese students at leading international universities. Gift agreements totaling $25 million have been signed with Harvard University and Yale University. The scholarships currently support more than 40 Chinese students pursuing undergraduate degrees at the partner universities.

Recognized for their commitment to sustainability, Zhang and Shiyi are members of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, spearheaded by Bill Gates to fund technology developments that will enable a zero-emissions energy future. The company has taken great strides to build LEED-certified developments, and all SOHO China properties use smart technology to achieve up to 40 percent energy savings.

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Zhu

ZHENGDONG ZHU

China | China Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL)

Zhengdong Zhu is cofounder, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of China Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL). He is responsible for overall management operations and strategic decisions. He founded CDEL in 2000 and is the pioneer of China’s distance education industry. CDEL’s mission is to be the premier lifelong, comprehensive online education partner for working professionals and others in China, and to spearhead the development of distance education across China. The company's annual enrollment is over three million, covering the areas of accounting, health care, engineering and construction, law, and other professions.

Zhu received a bachelor's degree in radio engineering in 1989 from Southeast University in China. In 2011, he received an MBA from Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

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Jaime A. Zobel de Ayala II

JAIME A. ZOBEL DE AYALA II AB '81, MBA '87

Philippines | Ayala Corporation

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II is the chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation, one of the largest business groups in the Philippines, with interests in real estate, banking, telecommunications, water, power, industrial technologies, infrastructure, healthcare, and education. Outside the Ayala group, he is a member of various business and socio-civic organizations in the Philippines and abroad, including the JP Morgan International Council, JP Morgan Asia Pacific Council, and Mitsubishi Corporation International Advisory Council.

He sits on the board of the Singapore Management University and on various advisory boards of Harvard University, including the Global Advisory Council, HBS Board of Dean’s Advisors, and HBS Asia-Pacific Advisory Board, which he chairs. He is chairman emeritus of the Asia Business Council, and was the Philippine representative to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council from 2010–15.

He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit in 2009, the Philippine Legion of Honor with the rank of Grand Commander in 2010, and the Order of Mabini with the rank of Commander in 2015 by the President of the Philippines. In 2017, he was recognized as a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Pioneer for his work in sustainable business strategy and operations. The first SDG Pioneer from the Philippines, he was one of 10 individuals recognized for championing sustainability and the pursuit of the 17 SDGs in business.

He received his AB in economics (cum laude) from Harvard University in 1981 and MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987.

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