PIIE offices

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors' principal goal is to protect and strengthen PIIE's excellence as an independent, nonpartisan, and intellectually rigorous policy research organization that contributes to the public's understanding of and public policies for managing the world's interdependent economy. The Board of Directors comprises a diverse group of business leaders, former high-level government officials, international civil servants, and distinguished scholars.

The Executive Committee (indicated by *) of our Board of Directors oversees PIIE's budget and management, while regularly evaluating PIIE's performance in pursuit of our mission.

Senior Management is responsible for setting PIIE's substantive agenda in consultation with the Board of Directors, the research staff, and other stakeholders.

Members of the Board

Michael A. Peterson * (Chair of the Board 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Lawrence H. Summers * (Vice Chair of the Board) 
Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; former Secretary of the Treasury; former Director of the National Economic Council

Stephen Freidheim * (Chair of the Executive Committee) 
CIO, Founder and Managing Partner, Cyrus Capital Partners, LLC.

Caroline Atkinson* 
Former Head of Global Policy, Google, Inc.; Former Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economics to President Barack Obama

C. Fred Bergsten  
Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs

Mark T. Bertolini 
CEO, Oscar Health

Neeti Bhalla Johnson* 
President, Global Risk Solutions, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Frank Brosens 
Principal, Cofounder, Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.

Mark Carney 
Finance Adviser to the UK Prime Minister for the 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) and UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance; Former Governor, Bank of England; Former Governor, Bank of Canada

Jason Cummins* 
Head of Research and Chief US Economist, Brevan Howard

Barry Eichengreen 
Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. 
Immediate Past President & CEO, TIAA

Peter R. Fisher* 
Managing Director, BlackRock; Former Under Secretary of the US Treasury for Domestic Finance

Esther L. George  
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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

Maurice R. Greenberg 
Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr and Co., Inc.; former Chairman, American International Group

Kelly Grier 
US Chairman and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner, EY

Herbjorn Hansson 
Chairman and CEO, Nordic American Tankers Limited

J. Tomilson Hill  
President, Hill Art Foundation

Stephen Howe, Jr. 
Retired Chairman and CEO, Ernst & Young LLP; Current Board Member, Carnegie Hall, Liberty Science Center, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Jay Jacobs 
Former President and Managing Director, PIMCO

Merit E. Janow  
Non-executive Independent Chair of the Board of Directors, Mastercard; Dean Emerita, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Hugh F. Johnston 
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Walt Disney Company

Michael Klein* 
Managing Partner of M. Klein and Company, LLC; former Vice Chairman, Citigroup

Charles D. Lake II 
President, Aflac International; Chairman and Representative Director, Aflac Life Insurance Japan Ltd.

David M. Leuschen 
Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Riverstone Holdings

Barbara G. Novick 
Senior Advisor, BlackRock

Tetsuo "Ted" Ogawa  
President and Chief Executive Officer, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA)

Hutham S. Olayan 
Chairman, The Olayan Group

Peter R. Orszag 
CEO, Lazard

James W. Owens 
Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Caterpillar

Jonathan Pruzan 
President, Pretium; Former Chief Operating Officer, Morgan Stanley

Ginni M. Rometty 
Former IBM Chairman, President and CEO

Lynn Forester de Rothschild * 
Founder and Co-Chair, The Council for Inclusive Capitalism

Richard E. Salomon * 
Managing Partner, East End Advisors, LLC

Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara 
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Temasek Holdings

Mostafa Terrab 
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, OCP S.A.

Mark Tucker 
Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc

Laura D. Tyson  
Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

D. James Umpleby III 
Chairman and CEO, Caterpillar Inc.

Ronald A. Williams 
Retired Chairman and CEO, Aetna Inc.

Min Zhu 
Chairman, National Institution of Financial Research, Tsinghua University

Robert B. Zoellick * 
Senior Counselor, Brunswick Group; Senior Fellow, Harvard University's Belfer Center; former President, World Bank Group; former US Trade Representative

Honorary Directors

George David  
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Technologies Corporation

Stanley Fischer 
Former Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Alan Greenspan 
Former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; former President and Chief Executive Officer, Townsend-Greenspan and Co.; former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers

Carla A. Hills  
Chairman, Hills & Company; former United States Trade Representative; former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Frank E. Loy 
Chairman, Board of Directors, Resources for the Future; Acting Chair, Board of Directors, Populations Services International; former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; former Chairman of the Board, League of Conservation Voters; former President, German Marshall Fund of the United States; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs

Jean-Claude Trichet 
Chairman of the Group of Thirty; former President, European Central Bank; former Governor, Banque de France; former Director of the Treasury, government of France

Ernesto Zedillo 
Former President of Mexico

Founding Chair

Peter G. Peterson (1926–2018; Institute Chair 1981–2018
Founder and Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation; Co-founder, The Blackstone Group; former Secretary of Commerce and Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy


* indicates Executive Committee member