Our board of trustees
Fortune magazine called them one the most influential boards in the country
Chairman and Co-founder, High Meadows Foundation;
Co-founder, Berkshire Partners, LLC
Naturalist and former Expedition Leader, Lindblad Expeditions
Shelby W. Bonnie
Co-founder, CNET Networks
The Honorable Thomas H. Kean
Chairman, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Dr. Jane Lubchenco
Valley Professor of Marine Biology, Oregon State University; Former Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
President, Allen & Company
G. Leonard Baker, Jr.
Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures
Managing Director, Bain Capital
Founder and CIO, Bluestem Asset Management
Sally G. Bingham, M.Div.
President, The Regeneration Project, Interfaith Power and Light
William K. Bowes, Jr.
Founding Partner, U.S. Venture Partners
President, William K. Bowes Foundation
Christopher A. Cole
Co-Chairman of the Investment Banking Group, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Bren School UCSB; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Ruth DeFries, Ph.D.
Denning Family Professor of Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University
Chairman, Khan Academy
Susan Ford Dorsey
President, Sand Hill Foundation
Kirsten J. Feldman
Retired Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Chair, Steep Rock Association
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatrician; Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Charles J. Hamilton, Jr.
Senior Counsel, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP
Professor and Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine
Mark W. Heising
Managing Director, Medley Partners
Benjamin Todd Jealous
Partner, Kapor Capital
Executive Director, Kingfisher Foundation
Cheung Kong Chair Professor and Dean of School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Richard J. Lazarus
Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard University
Sarah Liao Sau-tung, Ph.D.
Former Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works, Hong Kong SAR Government; currently Acting Director, The Kadoorie Institute, The University of Hong Kong
President, the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
President, Quadrivium Foundation
Advisor, Center for Brand and Product Management, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Director, The Intuit Scholarship Foundation
Stephen W. Pacala, Ph.D.
Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology;
Director, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University
Julian H. Robertson, Jr.
Founder and Chairman, Tiger Management, LLC
Peggy M. Shepard
Co-founder and Executive Director, West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice)
President, Hartz Capital
Three Cairns Group
Sam Rawlings Walton
Boatman, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur
Charles F. Wurster, Ph.D.*
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Roland C. Clement
Gene E. Likens, Ph.D.
George G. Montgomery, Jr.
N. J. Nicholas, Jr.
George M. Woodwell, Ph.D.*