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World Policy Institute Boards


Board of Directors 2016

Joseph Cari, Partner, MedCap Funds (Chairman)

John Watts, Sequel Energy Solutions (Chairman Emeritus)

Mary Van Evera (Founding Chair)

Rajiv Chaudhri, Sunsara Capital (Vice-Chair)

Rosemary Werrett, Observatory Group (Vice-Chair)

John W. Allen, Spring Investment Corporation

Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University

Alan Blinken, US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium (retired)

Ruchi Bhowmik, Ernst & Young LLP

Bisila Bokoko, The Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project

Francesco Costanzo, Invescore Limited

Gordon Faux, Trieste Capital, LLC

Diane Finnerty, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Diana Glassman, Integration Strategy -- Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Elizabeth Kabler, New York Center for Living

Patsy Kahn, Philanthropist

Mark McMahon, ProMujer

Oliver Niedermaier, Tau Investment Management

Eduardo Ramos-Gómez, Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

George Sampas, Sullivan & Cromwell

Dennis Slon, Loyola Marymount University

John Stomber, StormHarbour Partners LP


World Policy Council 2016

Michael Drexler, World Economic Forum (Chair, Advisory Council)

James L. Abernathy, The Abernathy MacGregor Group Inc.

Henry Arnhold, Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Holdings, Inc.

Kieron Boyle, Guy's & St Thomas' Charity

Carroll Brown, US Diplomat and American Council on Germany (retired)

David Brown, Penobscot

Lan Cai, Millennium Partners

Wael Chehab, Cedar Capital Management Group

F. Samuel Eberts III, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Glenn Erikson, Time Equities

David Golub, Golub Capital

Nadine Hack, beCause Global Consulting

Jonathan Hughes, Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Anja Kaspersen, World Economic Forum

Tik Keung, Ruton Capital

Peter Marber, Loomis Sayles & Co.

Colin Morris, First Eagle Investment Management

Michael D. Patrick, Fragomen (retired)

Ludovica Rossi Purini, Italian Journal

Melinda Sarafa, Select Equity Group, L.P.

Robyn Scott, aPolitical

Jonathan Shafter, Ankarana, LLC

Graves Tompkins, General Atlantic

Andrew Weinberg, Brightstar Capital Partners


In Memoriam

Bob Alexander

Walter Eberstadt

David Londoner

W. Dieter Zander



Around WPI


World Policy Announces Expansion to Loyola Marymount University The World Policy and Loyola Marymount announce the World Policy Institute at LMU, a first of its kind, interdisciplinary research and academic center.

The ENACTS Approach 

This joint World Policy Institute-IRI paper, “The Enacts Approach: Transforming Climate Services in Africa One Country at a Time,” unravels the ways previously unavailable climate data will be used by governments.

World Economic Roundtable with Vicente Fox 

In this World Economic Roundtable, former Mexican President Vicente Fox discusses his current quest to make his country a hub for technology. 




Arts Everywhere Arts Everywhere, in conjunction with WPI's Arts-Policy Nexus, is seeking to magnify the voices of artists across the globe through its new web-based platform.

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Looking Back On 2015

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