Advisory Board

The RAND Global and Emerging Risks advisory board provides critical guidance on our strategic planning, key initiatives, partnerships, and research priorities.

List updated December 2023

  • Chuck Hagel (Chair)

    Former U.S. Secretary of Defense

  • Bob Abernethy


    American Standard Development Co.

  • Robert C. Adler

    Health Policy Analyst – Middle East

    Middle East Policy Analysis Group

  • Nancy A. Aossey

    President and CEO

    International Medical Corps

  • William R. Benz


    Benz Foundation

  • Christopher S. Brothers

    Founder and Managing Partner

    Solace Capital Partners, LLC

  • George N. Chammas


    Chammas Group of Companies

  • Paul Cronson

    Managing Director

    Larkspur Capital

  • Gregory Dalvito


    PJT Partners

  • Adam Flatto

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    The Georgetown Company

  • Howard Gordon

    Executive Producer

    Teakwood Lane Productions

  • Claire Lee


    Mother Funder LLC

  • Don Loeb

    Chief Executive Officer

    Headlands West Advisory LLC

  • Paul Marks

    Chairman and CEO

    Argosy International

  • Elizabeth Hirsh Naftali


    The Hirsh Collective

  • Jeffrey Neiman

    Vice President and General Counsel

    The Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation

  • Peter Norton


    Brunel Society

  • John C. Novogrod, Esq.


    McLaughlin & Stern LLP

  • Mark R. Patterson

    Retired Co-founder & Non-Executive Chairman

    MatlinPatterson Global Advisers

  • Raju Reddy

    Vice President, Global Services

    Hitachi Consulting

  • Peter Richards

    Board Member

    Broad Reach Foundation

  • Safa Rifka

    OB/GYN & Endocrinology & Infertility Specialist

    Columbia Fertility Associates

  • Kantathi Suphamongkhon

    39th Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Michael Tang


    Tang Industries

  • Marsha Vande Berg

    Independent Director

    Quantum Advisors Pte. Ltd.

  • Chris Varelas

    Managing Partner

    Riverwood Capital