Leslie H. Gelb

President-Emeritus at Council on Foreign Relations

Leslie H. Gelb

Leslie H. Gelb

President-Emeritus at Council on Foreign Relations

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United States Department of State

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4842

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

41

Birthday

1937

Age

82

Number of Awards

6

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Fund Advisor at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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Fund Advisor at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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

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Fund Advisor at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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Fund Advisor at Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC

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Professor-Emeritus at Drew University

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Fund Advisor at Permal Asset Management, Inc.

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

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Founding President at Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs

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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
Fund Advisor
2006 - Current

Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI) manages a range of products across several asset classes including private equity, real estate, and infrastructure. The firm manages capital on behalf of Citi, as well as third-party institutional and high net worth investors.For their private equity investment funds, CAI advises LPs, LLCs, and other investment vehicles that acquire non-publicly traded securities that they may hold for extended periods of time. The securities in which they invest often are acquired in MBOs or in connection with company growth or restructurings. These securities may take the form of common equity, preferred equity, convertible debt, debt or other instruments. The capital provided by the investments may be used in the early or intermediate stages of an enterprise or may fund the expansion of an established business.Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII) is the business unit through which CAI operates in the infrastructure sector. CII manages investment vehicles that make investments in equity and other securities of infrastructure assets within industries such as transport and utilities. CII focuses on investments primarily in OECD countries.In the real estate market, CAI advises private investment companies (each a fund-of-real estate funds) that invest in underlying real estate LPs, LLCs, and other investment vehicles. These investment vehicles invest, directly or indirectly, in broadly-diversified real estate and real estate-related investments that CAI selects but which are sponsored and managed by third parties.CAI offers a family of actively managed fund-of-hedge funds portfolios. From global long/short to event-driven strategies, the portfolios span the risk/return spectrum. CAI's multi-manager portfolios seek to reduce risk by allowing investors to diversify across investment strategies, asset classes, sectors and geographic markets.CAI offers a variety of single-manager funds that are operated by dedicated investment managers. Their single-manager funds employ a diversity of investment strategies including value-driven investments for both long and short trading strategies.

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.

Editor
Prior

The New York Times Co. is a media organization, which engages in creating, collecting, and distributing news and information. It includes newspapers, print, and digital products and investments and operates through The New York Times, NYTimes.com, and mobile applications. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones on September 18, 1851 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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.

Independent Director
2011 - Current
Trustee
1994 - Current
President Emeritus, Board of Directors
1993 - 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.

Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors
Current

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.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Peter G Peterson Foundation Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America's future and to accelerate action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.

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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
Other Affiliations

Leslie H. Gelb is affiliated with Citigroup Alternative Investments LLC, Council on Foreign Relations, The New York Times Co., U.S. Department of Defense, ClearBridge Investments LLC, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor LLC, Western Asset Management Co. LLC, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, United States Department of State, Georgetown University, The Brookings Institution, Office of the Senator from New York, Jacob K. Javits, Wesleyan University, Legg Mason Funds Trust, Clearbridge American Energy MLP Fund, Inc., Centre Partners IV LP, Aberdeen Korea Co., Ltd., Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., Britannica.com, Inc., Centre Partners V LP, Western Asset Middle Market Debt Fund, Inc., ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund, ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund, Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust, Inc., Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund, Inc., Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund, Inc., Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund, Inc., Western Asset Global High Income Fund, Inc., LMP Capital & Income Fund, Inc., Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund, Inc., Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc., Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund, Inc., Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund, Inc., Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund, Inc., Western Asset Municipal Partners Fund, Inc., Western Asset High Income Fund II, Inc., Asia Tigers Fund, Council on Foreign Relations, Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, Tufts University, Global Kids, Inc., Ploughshares Fund, Truman National Security Project, Network 20/20, Diplomacy Center Foundation, Academic Exchange, National Security Network, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs, Rice University - James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, The Center for the National Interest, Harvard University - Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics & Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Brown University - Watson Institute for International Studies

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