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Board of Trustees

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.

Thomas J. Pritzker
Chairman & CEO, The Pritzker Organization, LLC


Chairman Emeritus

Sam Nunn
Co-chairman, Nuclear Threat Initiative


President & CEO

John J. Hamre
President & CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership, CSIS



Brendan Bechtel
Chairman and CEO, Bechtel Group, Inc.



Othman Benjelloun*
President and CEO, BMCE Bank



Erskine Bowles
President Emeritus, University of North Carolina



William S. Cohen
Chairman and CEO, The Cohen Group



Lester Crown*
Chairman, Henry Crown and Company



William Daley
Vice Chairman of Public Affairs, Wells Fargo & Company



Ray Dalio
Founder, CIO Mentor and Member of the Board, Bridgewater Associates



Andreas C. Dracopoulos
Co-President, Stavros Niarchos Foundation



William E. Ford
Chairman and CEO, General Atlantic



Henrietta Fore
Former Executive Director, UNICEF



Michael P. Galvin
President, Galvin Enterprises, Inc.



Helene Gayle
President, Spelman College



Evan Greenberg
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chubb Limited/Chubb Group



Maurice R. Greenberg
Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr & Company, Inc.



Linda W. Hart
Vice Chairman, President, and CEO, Hart Group, Inc.



John B. Hess
CEO, Hess Corporation



Carla A. Hills
Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group



Mellody Hobson
Co-CEO and President, Ariel Investments, LLC



Ray Hunt
Executive Chairman, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.



James L. Jones Jr.
President and CEO, Jones Group International



Fred Khosravi
Chairman and CEO, Imperative Care



Ronald Kirk
Senior of Counsel, Gibson Dunn



Henry A. Kissinger
Counselor, CSIS



Kenneth G. Langone
Founder and CEO, Invemed Associates, LLC



Howard Leach*
President, Leach Capital LLC



Kewsong Lee
Former CEO, The Carlyle Group



W. James McNerney Jr.
Former Chairman, The Boeing Company



Phebe Novakovic
Chairman and CEO, General Dynamics



Joseph S. Nye Jr.
University Distinguished Service Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University



Leon Panetta
Chairman, The Panetta Institute for Public Policy



William K. Reilly
Chairman Emeritus, World Wildlife Fund



Paul Ryan
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives



Jin Roy Ryu
Chairman and CEO, Poongsan Group



Bob Schieffer
Former Moderator, Face the Nation, CBS; and Former CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent



Frederick W. Smith
Founder and Executive Chairman, FedEx Corp.



Julie Sweet
Chair and CEO, Accenture



Andrew C. Taylor
Executive Chairman, Enterprise Holdings, Inc



Frances F. Townsend
Former Assistant to the U.S. President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism



Byron D. Trott
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, BDT & Company



Romesh Wadhwani
Founder and Chairman, SymphonyAI



James Winnefeld Jr.
Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Department of Defense



Darren W. Woods
Chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil Corporation


*Honorary Trustee

Trustees Emeriti

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


Charles A. Sanders
Chairman Emeritus, Project HOPE