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Ronnie C. Chan

Mr. Ronnie C. Chan is Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties Limited. Both are publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, dealing in real estate development, investment and management. Founded in 1960, the Group has been expanding into mainland China since 1992. Following successes in Shanghai, since 2005 Hang Lung has been investing $11 billion and building a number of world-class commercial complexes in major Chinese cities including Tianjin, Shenyang, Jinan, Wuxi, Dalian, Kunming and Wuhan. Mr. Chan also co-founded the privately held Morningside group which, in the past 31 years, has owned and managed businesses in manufacturing, public transport operations, outdoor advertising, media, healthcare, online game operators, high-tech and biotech investments, developmental capital investments and other venture capital investments around the world. In 1997, he helped found the Calgary, Canada-based Morningside Music Bridge for young classical musicians. In addition, Mr. Chan is actively involved with many other non-profits, philanthropic endeavors, and educational organizations. He is Chairman of the Executive Committees of One Country Two Systems Research Institute and of Better Hong Kong Foundation. He founded and chairs China Heritage Fund, is a co-founding director of The Forbidden City Cultural Heritage Conservation Foundation, Beijing, and is a former Vice President and former Advisor of China Development Research Foundation in Beijing. Internationally, Mr. Chan is Co-Chair of Asia Society and Chairman of its Hong Kong Center, a Director of the Board of Peterson Institute for International Economics and a member of Council on Foreign Relations, National Committee on United States-China Relations, and Committee of 100. He is Founding Chairman Emeritus of Asia Business Council, a former Chairman of Hong Kong-United States Business Council, and a former member of the governing board of World Economic Forum. He serves or has served on the governing or advisory bodies of several think tanks and universities, including Tsinghua University, Fudan University, University of Southern California, East-West Center, Pacific Council on International Policy, Eisenhower Fellowships, and The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at international conferences and has published numerous articles in International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Newsweek, Fortune, Asian Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review, and the Japan Times.


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Henrietta H. Fore

Ms. Fore is Chairman and CEO of Holsman International, a
manufacturing, and investment company. She serves on the Boards of Essilor International SA, Exxon Mobil Corporation, General Mills, and Theravance Biopharma Inc. Ms. Fore is Global Co-Chair of Asia Society and Chair of the Middle East Investment Initiative. Ms. Fore is a Trustee of the Aspen Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She also serves on the Boards of Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Center for Global Development, and Initiative for Global Development. She is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy, American Leadership for a WaterSecure World Campaign Cabinet, Chief Executives Organization, Committee of 200, Council on Foreign Relations, Economic Club of New York, International Women’s Forum, Wellesley College Business Leadership Council, WomenCorporateDirectors, and YPO/WPO. From 2009 to 2015, Ms. Fore
served as Co-Chair of WomenCorporateDirectors. Ms. Fore served as Administrator of USAID and Director of US Foreign Assistance, holding the equivalent rank as Deputy Secretary of State. She served on the Boards of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation.
Prior, Ms. Fore served as Under Secretary of State for Management, the Chief Operating Officer for the Department of State. She served as 37th Director of the US Mint in the Department of Treasury, as President of the International Mint Directors. Ms. Fore has a BA from Wellesley College and a MS from University of Northern Colorado.
Ms. Fore is married and lives in Washington, DC, Nevada, and California. She is a keen sailor and collector of antique Holsman Automobiles. She is also a lemon and avocado rancher in Santa Barbara, CA. 




Nicolas Aguzin
Edward R. Allen IIIEdward R. Allen III
Isaac ApplbaumIsaac Applbaum
Francisco AristeguietaFrancisco Aristeguieta

Joseph Y. Bae
Nicolas BerggruenNicolas Berggruen
Hamid BiglariHamid Biglari

Stephen Bird
J. Frank BrownJ. Frank Brown
Michael S. ChaeMichael S. Chae

Chan Heng Chee

Ronnie C. Chan
Albert Y. ChaoAlbert Y. Chao
Purnendu ChatterjeePurnendu Chatterjee
Chen GuoqingChen Guoqing
Duncan ClarkDuncan Clark
Betsy Z. CohenBetsy Z. Cohen
Henry Cornell
Beth DozoretzBeth Dozoretz
Anne Bick EhrenkranzAnne B. Ehrenkranz
J. Michael EvansJ. Michael Evans
Renée FlemingRenée Fleming
Henrietta H. ForeHenrietta H. Fore
Stephanie T. FosterStephanie T. Foster
Jamshyd N. GodrejJamshyd N. Godrej

Piyush Gupta
Toyoo GyohtenToyoo Gyohten
Doris Magsaysay HoDoris Magsaysay Ho
Omar IshrakOmar Ishrak

Mitchell R. Julis
Lewis B. KadenLewis B. Kaden
K.S. (Sonny) KalsiK.S. Kalsi

Adrian T. Keller
Willem KooykerWillem Kooyker
Chong-Moon LeeChong-Moon Lee
Lee Hong-KooLee Hong-Koo
Ido LefflerIdo Leffler
Strive MasiyiwaStrive Masiyiwa

Harold McGraw III
Thomas E. McLainThomas E. McLain
Asheet MehtaAsheet Mehta

David Nazarian

John D. Negroponte
Harold J. NewmanHarold J. Newman
Thomas R. NidesThomas R. Nides

Robert Niehaus
Gaoning (Frank) NingGaoning Ning
Indra NooyiIndra K. Nooyi
Richard L. PleplerRichard L. Plepler
Charles RockefellerCharles Rockefeller
James E. RogersJames E. Rogers
Nicolas RohatynNicolas Rohatyn
Charlie RoseCharlie Rose
Kevin RuddKevin Rudd
Denise SaulDenise Saul
Stephen A. SchwarzmanStephen A. Schwarzman
Josette M. SheeranJosette M. Sheeran
Neil ShenNeil Shen
Dong-Bin ShinDong-Bin Shin
Warwick L. SmithWarwick L. Smith
Oscar L. TangOscar L. Tang
Anthony J. WaltonAnthony J. Walton
Kenneth P. WilcoxKenneth P. Wilcox
Lulu C. WangLulu C. Wang

Zhang Xin
Fernando Zobel de AyalaFernando Zobel de Ayala

Committee Chairs

Executive Committee

Ronnie C. Chan, Co-Chair

Henrietta H. Fore, Co-Chair

Vice Chairs of the Board

Chan Heng-Chee

Betsy Z. Cohen

Lewis B. Kaden

Lulu C. Wang

Nominating and Governance Committee

Lewis B. Kaden

Finance and Budget Committee

Robert Niehaus

Investment Committee

Harold J. Newman

Development Committee

Denise Saul

Compensation Committee

J. Frank Brown

Audit Committee

Hamid Biglari

Global Centers Committee

Charles C. Foster, Co-Chair

Warwick L. Smith, Co-Chair

Strategic Program Review Committee

Betsy Z. Cohen

Chair Emeriti

Maurice R. Greenberg (1995-2002)

Charles R. Kaye (2009-2011)

Honorary Life Trustees

Peter A. Aron

Lisina M. Hoch

Winthrop R. Munyan

Cynthia Hazen Polsky

John D. Rockefeller IV

Washington SyCip

Trustees Emeriti

Hushang Ansary

Tom Brokaw

Pei-Yuan Chia

Gina Lin Chu

Jerome A. Cohen

Rohit M. Desai

Dinyar Devitre

Inger McCabe Elliott

John H. Foster

Patrick A. Gerschel

Carol Gluck, Co-Chair

G.F. Robert Hanke

James B. Hunt, Jr.

Thomas S. Johnson

Charles R. Kaye

Leo KoGuan

Linda Yuen-Ching Lim

Susan E. Lynch

Vikram Malhotra

Clare Tweedy McMorris

Gita Mehta

Victor J. Menezes, Co-Chair

Robert Miller

Hugh M. Morgan

John D. Negroponte

Ruth Newman

Nafis Sadik

Carl Spielvogel

Judith Ogden Thomson

Pote Videt

John S. Wadsworth, Jr.

Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.

Dolores Wharton

Cynthia Whitehead

James D. Wolfensohn

Alfonso T. Yuchengco

Presidents Emeriti

Vishakha N. Desai

Robert B. Oxnam

Nicholas Platt

Past Chairs

Grayson L. Kirk (1956-1964)

John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1964-1974)

George W. Ball (1974-1982)

Roy M. Huffington (1983-1989)

John C. Whitehead (1989-1995)

Richard C. Holbrooke (2002-2009)