Leslie H. Gelb

President-Emeritus at Council on Foreign Relations

Leslie H. Gelb

Leslie H. Gelb

President-Emeritus at Council on Foreign Relations

Overview
Career Highlights

United States Department of State

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4361

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

43

Birthday

1937

Age

82

Number of Awards

6

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Director-Latin American Studies at Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (IT)

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Professor & Director of the Latin American Studies Program at The Johns Hopkins University - The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

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Fund Advisor at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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Fund Advisor at Permal Asset Management, Inc.

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Professor-Emeritus at Drew University

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President at W.R. Hutchinson & Associates, Inc.

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Fund Advisor at Permal Asset Management, Inc.

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Founding President at Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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Leslie H. Gelb
President-Emeritus at Council on Foreign Relations
Education
PhD
Class of 1964

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

MA Unknown
Class of 1959

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Memberships
Senior Fellow
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
Current

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is a British research institute (or think tank) in the area of international affairs. It describes itself as "the world’s leading authority on political-military conflict". Since 1997 its headquarters have been Arundel House, in London. Founded in 1958, with its original focus nuclear deterrence and arms control, the IISS has strong establishment links with former US and British government officials among its members. The institute claims that it "was hugely influential in setting the intellectual structures for managing the Cold War." The current Director-General and Chief Executive is Dr John Chipman CMG. The Chairman of the Council is Francois Heisbourg, a former Director. Sir Michael Howard, the British military historian, is President Emeritus. Sir Michael founded the institute together with the British Labour M.P. Denis Healey (Defence Secretary 1964-1970 and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1974-1979) and journalist Alastair Buchan.

Career History
President-Emeritus
2003 - Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Tenure Unconfirmed

Western Asset Management Co. invests in the fixed-income and alternative investments markets around the world. The firm seeks to add value to client portfolios while adhering to a disciplined risk control process. They seek to exceed benchmark returns while approximating benchmark risk or, for total return portfolios, within appropriate risk tolerances. Western Asset Management's investment philosophy combines traditional analysis with innovative technology applied to all sectors of the market. They believe inefficiencies exist in the fixed-income markets and attempt to add incremental value by exploiting these inefficiencies across all eligible market sectors. Western Asset offers a full range of fixed income products, including Absolute Return, Core and Core Full, Credit and Corporate/High Yield, Emerging/Developing Market, Inflation Linked, Liquidity/Money Market, Long Duration, Mortgage Backed/Structured Product, Municipal Bond/Tax Efficient, Portable Alpha, Short Duration and Sovereign.

Tenure Unconfirmed

LMPFA performs certain oversight functions with respect to Legg Mason Sub-Advisers. Such oversight is conducted through periodic reviews that are designed to confirm that each Legg Mason Sub-Adviser is adequately staffed and resourced, is operationally sound, and has implemented appropriate policies and procedures that are reasonably designed to comply with the US federal securities laws. Any issues that are identified in connection with such reviews are escalated and addressed with management of the applicable Legg Mason Sub-Adviser.

Boards & Committees
Independent Trustee
2015 - Current

Legg Mason Funds Trust operates as an open-end, non-diversified management investment company. Its total assets in securities issued by real estate entities, including, but not limited to real estate investment trusts, or real estate-related companies, including, but not limited to non-REIT property ownership companies, property developers, companies with property ownership as a key capital investment, infrastructure ownership companies, vendors of various real estate- and infrastructure-related services and financial institutions primarily focused on the real estate industry. The company was founded on October 21, 2015 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Britannica.com, Inc. publishes encyclopedias. It also offers educationa, and research books and Web sites. The company was founded on March 30, 2000 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Ploughshares Fund is a public grantmaking foundation dedicated to building a nuclear weapon-free world by supporting the smartest people with the best ideas for preventing the spread and use of nuclear weapons, and preventing conflicts that could lead to their use. Ploughshares Fund is designed to act quickly with a minimum of red tape, to fund anywhere in the world, and to provide seed funding to new, innovative initiatives. Founded in 1981 and supported by individuals, families and foundations, Ploughshares Fund was one of the original funders of the international landmine ban movement, successful efforts to shut down production of nuclear weapons and materials in the U.S., and other landmark initiatives. Ploughshares Fund is now one of the largest grantmaking foundations in the U.S. devoted exclusively to peace and security funding, having invested over $80 million in thousands of projects worldwide.

Member, Board of Advisors
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $50K
2016

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), is an advocacy group dedicated to United States veterans of the War in Iraq and War in Afghanistan. Founded in 2004, IAVA the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for new veterans. With over 200,000 Member Veterans and supporters nationwide, IAVA's role is to support the 2.4 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

$1,000 - $4,999
2014

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), is an advocacy group dedicated to United States veterans of the War in Iraq and War in Afghanistan. Founded in 2004, IAVA the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for new veterans. With over 200,000 Member Veterans and supporters nationwide, IAVA's role is to support the 2.4 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

N/A
2010

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Awards & Honors
1993
FATHER OF THE YEAR AWARD
1986
Pulitzer Prize
Distinguished Civilian Service Award
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