Our Advisory Board is composed of industry leaders with a remarkable range of expertise: in international law, finance, trade, and energy issues; in refugee relief, peacebuilding, and human rights; in diplomacy and activism; and in education and community building. They provide support for the program and mentorship to our students, as well as valuable industry connections.
*Denotes honorary members of the board.
Michele Balfour Associate, Inter-American Dialogue
Diana Burroughs Robert Miller Gallery; former Executive Director, TeachersCount
Michael Druckman Chairman, Schools That Can
James F. Hoge, Jr. Senior Advisor, Teneo Intelligence
Nicholas Kourides AIG SVP and Deputy General Counsel; Head of Global Regulatory/Federal Reserve Supervision, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Investments/Financial Services
Jay Kriegel Senior Advisor, The Related Companies LP
Samuel Lissner Vice President, Ridgewood Private Equity Partners
Peter Nitze Chairman, Nitze-Stagen & Co., Inc.
A. Robert Pietrzak Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Leslie B. Samuels, Esq. Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Jason Wright Principal, Geer Mountain Holdings, LLC
H.R.H. Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein* Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the U.S.
Ambassador Melanne S. Verveer* Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security; former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues