Board of Trustees & Counselors

The Board of Trustees, chaired by Thomas J. Pritzker, is composed of highly distinguished and accomplished leaders who provide overall direction and leadership to CSIS.


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Thomas J. Pritzker
Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation; and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, CSIS
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John J. Hamre
CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership

Trustees


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William Daley
Vice Chairman of Public Affairs, Wells Fargo & Company
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Ray Dalio
Founder and CIO Mentor, Bridgewater Associates
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5Gil
Senior Vice President and Director of Research, IBM
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Linda W. Hart
Vice Chairman, President, and CEO, Hart Group, Inc.
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Mellody Hobson
Co-CEO and President, Ariel Investments; and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Ariel Investment Trusts
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Ray Hunt
Executive Chairman, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
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Henry McVey
Partner, Head of Global Macro, Balance Sheet and Risk, and CIO, KKR Balance Sheet, KKR
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Thomas Nides
Vice Chairman, Strategy and Client Relations, Blackstone
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Sam Nunn
Co-Founder, Co-Chair, and Strategic Advisor, Nuclear Threat Initiative; and Chairman Emeritus of the Board, CSIS
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Joseph S. Nye Jr.
University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, and Former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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Leon Panetta
Chairman, The Panetta Institute for Public Policy
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Paul Ryan
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Bob Schieffer
Former Moderator, Face the Nation, CBS; and Former CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent
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Townsend
Former Assistant to the U.S. President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
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James Winnefeld Jr.
Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense

Honorary Trustees


Trustees Emeriti


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Sue M. Cobb
Principal, Cobb Partners, LLC and former U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica

Counselors


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Sam Nunn
Co-Founder, Co-Chair, and Strategic Advisor, Nuclear Threat Initiative; and Chairman Emeritus of the Board, CSIS