Board Member

Reuben Jeffery III

From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Jeffery served as president and CEO and member of the board of Rockefeller & Co. and Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc. On April 16, 2007, he was nominated by President George Bush to serve as under secretary for economic, energy and agricultural affairs, and he also served as the State Department’s coordinator for international energy affairs. Prior to this appointment, he was chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; special assistant to the president and senior director for international economic affairs at the National Security Council; and the representative and executive director of the Coalition Provisional Authority Office at the Pentagon, after having served as an advisor to Ambassador Paul Bremer in Iraq. He spent 18 years working for Goldman Sachs, where he was managing partner of Goldman Sachs in Paris and the firm’s European Financial Institutions Group in London. Mr. Jeffery received his B.A. from Yale University in 1957 and his J.D. and M.B.A. from Stanford University in 1981.


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