Global Advisory Council


  • The mission of the Darden School Dean’s Global Advisory Council is to help Darden deliver on the following goals: build a critical mass of leaders, executives and managers within established, growing and emerging economies; to strengthen Darden's influence on business and society worldwide; and to grow the recognition of the Darden brand in key regions of the world. 

    Members 2015-16

    Chair

    Ro King (MBA '91)
    Managing Director, K&B Fund

    Vice Chair

    Zhiyuan (Jerry) Peng (MBA '03)
    Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Tranlin Inc.

    Edward J. Casey Jr. (MBA '84)
    Acting Group CEO and Member of the Board of Directors, Serco Group Inc.

    James R. Chapman (MBA '00)
    Managing Director of Corporate Finance and M&A, Dominion Resources

    Halsey M. Cook Jr. (MBA '91)
    President, Sonepar USA

    Vidyanidhi (VN) Dalmia (MBA '84)
    Chairman, Dalmia Continental Pvt. Ltd.

    Louis G. Elson (MBA '90)
    Managing Partner, Palamon Capital Partners LLP
     
    Clelland Peabody Hutton (MBA/JD '75)
    General Counsel, Ajia Partners Cave

    Naresh Kumra (MBA '99)
    Founder & Managing Director, La Rochelle Ventures Ltd.

    Richard K. Loh (MBA '96)
    Founder and CEO, The Ploh Group Pte. Ltd.

    Elie W. Maalouf (MBA '89)
    CEO, The Americas, InterContinental Hotels Groups

    Agustin Otero Monsegur (MBA '06)
    Managing Partner, Humus Capital LLC

    Anton U. Periquet Jr. (MBA '90)
    Chair of Pacific Main Holdings and the Campden Hill Group

    Vincent M. Rague (MBA '84)
    Co-Founder and Director, Catalyst Principal Partners

    Fiona Roche (MBA '84)
    Managing Director of Estates Development Co. Pty. Ltd. and Managing Director, Adelaide Development Company 

    Henry F. Skelsey (MBA '84)
    Co-Founder and co-CEO, 3QU Media LLC

    Erik A. Slingerland (MBA '84)
    Leads Global Public and Social Sector Practice, Egon Zehnder

    Ichiro Suzuki (MBA '84)
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Nomura Asset Management 

    George S. Tahija (MBA '86)
    Commissioner and Chair, PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya (ANJ)

    Jing Vivatrat
    Managing Director, The Asia Group LLC

    Wenyong (Winston) Wang (MBA '03) 
    Vice President, Shipston Group Ltd.

    Jianzhong (Jimmy) Wei (MBA '02)
    Venture Partner, KPCB China 

    Baocheng Yang (MBA '04)
    Provost and CFO, Huanghe Science and Technology College