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North American Advisory Board

The commitment and expertise of leading US and Canadian LSE alumni are helping to further the vision, position and ambition of the School in North America.

The North American Advisory Board (NAAB) is providing the School with a structured approach to obtaining advice from its leading alumni in the US and Canada on developing the relationship between LSE and the region.

The Board is made up of alumni and friends in North America and is chaired by Alan MacDonald (MSc Economics 1968).

Board members:

Mr Raph Appadoo (BSc Economics 1973) Former President, Laureate Education
Mr Geoffrey L Bell (BSc Economics 1961) President, Geoffrey Bell & Co.
Mr Jeffrey Berg President, International Creative Management (ICM)
Dr Richard E Caruso (PhD Industrial Relations 1990) Partner, Provco Group
Mr Andrew E Cromwell (BSc Economics 1988) CEO/Managing Partner, Cromwell, Weedon & Co
Dr Christine V Downton (PhD Economics 1969) Former Partner, Pareto Partners
Mr William F Duhamel (BSc Economic History 1982) Managing Member, Route One Investment Company, LP
Mr Howell L Ferguson (LLM 1978) Chairman, Lykes Brothers
Mr Simon W Glover (BSc Economics 1980) Partner, Merit Commodity Partners
Mr Richard K Goeltz (General Course 1963) Vice Chairman and CFO, Retired, American Express
Mr Jeffrey A Goldstein (General Course 1976) Managing Director, Hellman & Friedman LLC
Ms Beth Halpern (MSc Government 1998) Partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP
Mr David Heleniak (MSc Economics 1969) Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Ms Kathleen M Kelley (General Course 1986) Portfolio Manager, Queen Anne's Gate Capital Management, LLC
Mr John J Kerr Jr (BSc Economic History 1971) Retired Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Dr Malcolm D Knight (MSc Economics 1968, PhD Economics 1972) Advisor, Deutsche Bank Global Group
Mr Firozali Lalji (BSc Economics 1969) President & CEO, Zones, Inc.
Dr Terrence W LaPier (PhD Economic History 1996) Senior Partner, Pierpont Group
Ms Deborah M Lehr (General Course 1965) Director, The Paulson Institute
Mr Alan S MacDonald (MSc Economics 1968) Vice Chairman, Citibank
Mr J Patrick Michaels Jr (General Course 1965) Chairman & CEO, Communications Equity Associates
Mr Michael B Miller (General Course 1981) Managing Director, Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC
Mr William F Morneau Jr (MSc International Relations 1987) President and Chief Executive, Morneau Sobeco
Mr Richard W Nesbitt  (MSc Accounting 1986) Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, World Markets, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Mrs Sheila A Penrose (BSc Economics 1972, MSc Economics 1974) Chairman, Jones Lang LaSalle
Mr Gary L Perlin (MSc Economics 1974) Executive Vice President & CFO, Capital One Financial Corp
Mr Michael A Peterson (MSc International Relations 1992) President & Co-Founder, GPX Enterprises, Inc.
Mr John C Phelan (General Course 1985) Managing Principal, MSD Capital, LP
Mr Michael E J Phelps (LLM 1971) Chairman, Dornoch Capital, Inc.
Mr Fernandez Quiroz Robles (MSc Economics 1981) CEO - Retired, Citigroup Institutional Clients Group, Mexico & Latin America
Mr Kenneth B Rotman (General Course 1987, MSc International Relations 1989) Co-CEO and Managing Director, Clairvest Group Ltd
Mr Robert E Rubin (General Course 1961) Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations
Mr Laurence E Simmons (General Course 1970) Founder & President, SCF Partners LP
Mr George Soros  (BSc Philosophy 1951, PhD Philosophy 1954) Chairman, Soros Fund Management
Ms Hilary F Till (MSc Statistics and Mathematics 1987) Principal and Founder, Premia Capital Management, LLC
Mr Paul A Volcker (BSc Economics 1973) Former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Ms P Maureen White (MSc International Relations 1977, MPhil Social Policy and Administration 1982) Senior Advisor on Humanitarian Issues, US Department of State