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Board of Directors 2017

John Watts, Sequel Energy Solutions (Chairman Emeritus)

Mary Van Evera (Founding Chair)

Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University

Oliver Niedermaier, Tau Investment Management

George Sampas, Sullivan & Cromwell


World Policy Council 2017

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

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

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


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Walter Eberstadt

David Londoner

Jack Rivkin

W. Dieter Zander



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