Friday, November 24,  2017
Peter Goldmark

Peter Goldmark works as an independent consultant in the areas of philanthropy, environmental policy, international affairs and development, and organizational development in the social change field. He directed the Climate and Air program for Environmental Defense from 2003 through 2010.

Prior to joining Environmental Defense, he was Chairman and CEO of the International Herald Tribune. He served as President of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1988 through 1997 and was also a Trustee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (1982-1988), Member of Board Overseers and Chair of Harvard University’s Finance Committee, Director of Knight Ridder Inc., Director of the Dreyfus Third Century Mutual Fund, Member of the National Commission on Civic Renewal, Trustee of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, and Trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation.

In addition, he serves as a Board Member of Lend Lease Corporation and Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Goldmark is a recipient of the Wilson Wyatt National Award for Urban Revitalization and a member of the Legion of Honor, France. He holds a B.A. from Harvard University and has received several honorary degrees.


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