Lauder Leadership and Governance

Martine Haas

Martine Haas

Anthony L. Davis Director of The Lauder Institute
Lauder Professor and Professor of Management

Martine R. Haas is the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies, and Lauder Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a tenured Professor of Management at the Wharton School, where she has taught since 2007. A native of South Africa and a US/UK citizen, her current research focuses on collaboration and innovation within multinational firms, knowledge sharing, and global teamwork. She has published academic and managerial articles in leading journals, served in senior editorial roles and on numerous editorial boards, and received scholarly awards from the Academy of Management and Academy of International Business, as well as awards for teaching excellence at Wharton in both the MBA and undergraduate programs. Before joining Penn, she served on the faculty at Cornell University and as a visiting faculty member at London Business School. She has also worked for McKinsey & Company in London and for the international aid agency Oxfam. She earned a PhD in Organizational Behavior (joint program between Harvard Business School and Arts & Sciences) and an MA in Sociology from Harvard University, an MA in International Relations from Yale University, and a BA with Honors in Human Sciences from Oxford University.

The Family

Board of Governors

Ernest Bachrach

Ernest Bachrach

Retired Senior Partner, Advent International Global Private Equity

Tom Bendheim

Tom Bendheim G90, WG90

Founder and CEO, b7 Properties

Jorge Born, Jr.

Jorge Born, Jr.

CEO, Bomagra S.A.

Janifer Burns

Janifer M. Burns G86, WG86

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council
Founder and Principal, HWB Daughter, Inc.

Picture of Sun Chang

Chang Sun G89, WG89

Managing Partner, TPG China

Ángel Corcóstegui

Ángel Corcóstegui, Ph.D.

Founder and General Partner, Magnum Industrial Partners

Tony Davis

Tony Davis G97, WG97

CEO and CIO, Inherent Group LLC

Alberto Duran Photo

Alberto Duran

Founder and CEO, Mundivox Communications

Steven J. Gilbert, Esq.

Steven J. Gilbert, Esq.

Chairman, Gilbert Global Equity Partners, LP

Dr. Carl H. Hahn

Dr. Carl H. Hahn

Retired President and CEO, Volkswagen AG

Marina Kunis Jacobson

Marina Kunis Jacobson G93, WG93

Managing Director, Amicle Management LLC

Nancy Kail

Nancy Kail G89, WG89

Nonprofit Leadership, Management and Governance

Rene Kern

Rene Kern G90, WG90

Vice Chairman, Lauder Board of Governors
Managing Director, General Atlantic

Shiv Vikram Khemka

Shiv Vikram Khemka G90, WG90

Vice Chairman, SUN Group

James J. Kim

James J. Kim

Executive Chairman, Amkor Technology, Inc.

Robert Koenigsberger

Robert Koenigsberger G93, WG93

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Gramercy Funds Management


Alejandro Garza Lagüera


Leonard A. Lauder

Leonard A. Lauder

Chairman Emeritus, Estée Lauder Companies

The Honorable Ronald S. Lauder

The Honorable Ronald S. Lauder

Chairman, Lauder Board of Governors
Chairman, Clinique Laboratories

William Lauder

William Lauder

Executive Chairman, Estée Lauder Companies

Robert M. Mangels

Robert M. Mangels

President and CEO, Mangels Industrial, S.A.

Ramos Velita

Rosanna Ramos-Velita G92, WG92

Chairman of the Board, Caja Rural Los Andes

Norm Savoie

Norm Savoie, CFA, CFP, G91, WG91

Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Lady Barbara Thomas Judge

Lady Barbara Thomas Judge

Chairman Emeritus, UK Atomic Energy Authority
Chairman, Pension Protection Fund

David Trachtenberg

David Trachtenberg G88, WG88

Chief Marketing Officer, Workforce Logiq

Jerry Wind

Jerry Wind, Ph.D.

Founding Director of the Lauder Institute


Co-chaired by two long serving members of the Lauder Institute Board of Governors, the Lauder Advisory Council (LAC) supplements the work of the Board with the insight of members of the Lauder alumni community. It is comprised exclusively of Lauder alumni who have transformed their unique business education into successful international careers.

Matthew Axelrod G11, WG11

VP, Strategic Growth, Phosphorus

Janifer M. Burns G86, WG86

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council Founder and Principal, HWB Daughter, Inc.

Nicholas Caron G91, WG91

Lauder Institute Alumni President Ex-Officio, Lauder Advisory Council Pictet North American Advisors

Rosalind Copisarow G88, WG88

Partner, Copisarow MacCaig

Kathryn Harrison G12, WG12

Founder & Executive Director, Deep Trust Alliance

Duane Hughes G88, WG88, L91

Managing Director of Inclusion & Move the Needle, Orrick

Allan Kwan G87, WG87

Venture Partner, Oak Investment Partners and Eight Roads

Pavel Oliva G00, WG00

Managing Partner, Rockhill Global LLC

Norm Savoie, CFA, GFP, G91, WG91

Co-Chair, Lauder Advisory Council Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Davis Smith G11, WG11

Founder and CEO, Cotopaxi

Annie Wang C05, G13, WG13

President, Senvol


One way that Lauder Institute alumni can become more active members of the Lauder community and strengthen their ties to the Institute is through LIAA, an alumni-run, global alumni association.

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