Yale School of Management

Yale SOM Council of Global Advisors

The Council of Global Advisors is comprised of global leaders who advise the dean and the school’s senior leadership on strategies to expand the brand and reach of the school internationally. The Council members are from a diverse set of countries and have varied experiences and backgrounds.

CHAIR

Maggie Paláu Hernández
Founder & CEO
Hernández Ventures

MEMBERS

Buford (Buf) Alexander
Senior Partner Emeritus
McKinsey & Company

Hani AL-Qadi
Chairman
Arab Jordan Investment Bank

Sharyar Aziz ’74 B.A.
Managing Director
UBS Investment Bank

Dominic Barton
Ambassador of Canada to the
People’s Republic of the China

Elizabeth Berry Gips ’89
Executive Director, Kigutu International Academy
Chief Strategy Officer, Village Health Works

Eric Braverman ’97 B.A., ’02 J.D.
CEO, Schmidt Futures
Lecturer in the Practice of Government, Yale School of Management

Martha Finn Brooks ’81 B.A., ’86
Board Member
Volvo AB, Jabil Inc., Constellium SE

Raymond N. Chang ’96
Managing Director
NXT Ventures Management, LLC
Lecturer in the Practice of Management, Yale School of Management

Zach Du Chao
Champion for Children
UNICEF

Steven Chapman ’85
Former Group Vice President - China and Russia
Cummins Inc.

Bob Diamond
Founder & CEO
Atlas Merchant Capital LLC

Rajeev Dubey ’82
Group President, HR & Corporate Services
CEO, After-Market Sector
Mahindra & Mahindra

Donald Gips ’89
CEO
Skoll Foundation

Thomas Glocer ’84 J.D.
Executive Chairman & Co-Founder
BlueVoyant LLC and Capitolis Inc.

Roland A. Hernández
Former Chairman of the Board
Belmond Ltd.

Naomi Hirose ’83
Vice Chairman
Tokyo Electric Power Holdings Company, Incorporated

Steven Kauderer ’89
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company

Neal L. Keny-Guyer ’82
Former CEO
Mercy Corps

Brian B. Koo
CEO
LB Investment/LB Private Equity

Thomas Krens ’84
Chairman & CEO
Global Cultural Asset Management LLC

James A. Lawrence ’74 B.A.
Chairman
Lake Harriet Capital LLC

Richard Leventhal
Chairman & CEO
Fedway Associates

Sarena Lin ’98, ’98 M.A.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Global Marketing
Elanco USA

Ken McKenna ’75  B.A., ’78 Ph.D.
Founder & Head
McKenna & Associates, LLC

Catherine Moukheibir ’81 M.A., ’88
Chairman
MedDay Pharma
 
Eduardo Mufarej
Founder & CEO
GKventures
Founder
RenovaBR

Albert H. Nahmad
Chairman & CEO
Watsco, Inc.

Sunil K. Nair ’95
Founding Partner
MOVE Capital

Diaz Nesamoney
Founder, President & CEO
Jivox Corporation

Rock G. Positano ’89 M.P.H.
Director
Non-surgical Foot and Ankle Center
Hospital for Special Surgery

Manjit Rajain
Group Chairman
Mortice & Tenon Group of Companies

Tandean Rustandy
Founder & CEO
PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk

Henry B. Schacht ’56 B.S.
Special Limited Partner
Warburg Pincus LLC

Sir Martin Sorrell
Executive Chairman
S4 Capital

Alice Steenland ’03
Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer
AXA Group

Robert Thomson
Chief Executive
News Corp

Paul Tregidgo
Former Vice Chairman, DCM – Credit Suisse
Board Member, Accion International
Advisory Council Member, Center for Financial Inclusion

Irina Vekselberg ’05
Director of Endowment, Friends of Faberge Museum
Adviser, New Age Capital Partners

Gita Irawan Wirjawan
Founder & Chairman
Ancora Group

Steven Xiang
Executive Director & CEO
Huanxi Media Group Limited

Ken Xu
Win-Light Capital

Sha Ye
Managing Partner
Chengwei Capital

Mark E. Zmijewski
Charles T. Horngren Professor of Accounting
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business   

Deborah Zurkow ’87
Managing Director
Head of Alternatives
Allianz Global Investors

Ex Officio Members

Kerwin K. Charles
Indra K. Nooyi Dean & Frederic D. Wolfe Professor of Economics, Policy, and Management
Yale School of Management

Neil Nan Peng Shen ’92 M.A.
Steward of Sequoia
Founding & Managing Partner
Sequoia China

Paula J. Volent, CFA ’97
CIO & Senior Vice President
Bowdoin College