About Us

Board of Directors

Board Officers and Members 

Board Chairman
Thomas J. Tierney
Chairman and Co-Founder
The Bridgespan Group, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts
Term: October 2007 – October 2019

President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark R. Tercek
The Nature Conservancy
Arlington, Virginia
Term: July 2008 – Present

Vice Chair
James E. Rogers
Chairman, President and CEO, Retired
Duke Energy
Charlotte, North Carolina
Term: February 2012 – October 2021

Joseph Gleberman
Managing Director
The Pritzker Organization, LLC
Chicago, Illinois
Term: December 2012 – October 2022

Shona L. Brown
Googler Emeritus, Google Inc.
Palo Alto, California
Term: February 2011 – October 2020



Dr. Gretchen C. Daily
Director, Center for Conservation Biology
Stanford University
Stanford, California
Term: April 2006 – October 2017

Laurence D. Fink
Chief Executive Officer
New York, New York
Term: October 2016 – October 2025

Senator William Frist
Partner and Chairman
Cressey and Company
Nashville, Tennessee
Term: June 2015 – October 2024

Harry R. Hagey
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dodge & Cox
Menlo Park, California
Term: October 2017 – October 2026

Dr. Calestous Juma
Professor and Faculty Chair of the
Innovation for Economic Development Executive Program
Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Term: October 2016 – October 2025

Jack Ma
Lead Founder, Chairman and CEO
Alibaba Group
Hangzhou, China
Term: April 2010 – October 2019

Claudia Madrazo
Artist & Conservationist
Mexico City, Mexico
Term: October 2013- October 2022

Craig O. McCaw
Chairman & CEO, Eagle River Inc.
Santa Barbara, California
Term: October 2010 – October 2019 

Thomas J. Meredith
Co-founder and General Partner
Meritage Capital
Term: July 2009 – October 2018

Dr. Ana M. Parma
Research Scientist
Centro Nacional Patagónico, CONICET
Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Term: June 2013 – October 2022

Dr. Stephen Polasky
Professor of Environmental Economics
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota
Term: January 2009 – October 2018

Vincent Ryan
Schooner Capital, LLC
Boston, Massachusetts
Term: June 2015 – October 2024

Dr. Rajiv Shah
President, Rockefeller Foundation
Founder and Partner, Latitude Capital Management
Washington, District of Columbia
Term: October 2016 – October 2025

Brenda Shapiro
Long-term TNC Trustee & Conservationist
Chicago, Illinois
Term: June 2015 – October 2024

Moses K. Tsang
Executive Chairman
AP Capital Holdings Inc.
Hong Kong
Term: January 2010 – October 2019 

Frances A. Ulmer
Chair, U.S. Arctic Research Commission
Anchorage, Alaska
Term: October 2011 – October 2020

Margaret C. Whitman
President and CEO, Hewlett-Packard Company
Palo Alto, California
Term: March 2011 – October 2020

Ying Wu
China Capital Group
Beijing, China
Term: May 2015 – October 2024