Robert Soros Elected to CEU Board of Trustees

October 30, 2012

During its regular meeting in Budapest on Oct. 28, the CEU Board of Trustees elected Robert Soros as a new member. Soros is the president and deputy chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC, where he has worked since 1994. Prior to joining SFM he worked for Schroeder Munchmeyer & Hengst in its equity research department and for Prudential Bache in its risk arbitrage department. Soros is the chairman of Haleakala, also known as The Kitchen, a not–for-profit performance arts organization. He has a bachelor’s degree from New York University. Soros’ brother, Jonathan, served on the CEU board from 2008 to 2012 and his father, George Soros, continues to serve as honorary chairman.


The Board of Trustees of Central European University:

George Soros, Honorary Chairman of the Board (Soros Fund Management LLC, New York, President)

Leon Botstein, Chairman of the Board (Bard College, New York, President)

Akos Detrekoi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Rector Emeritus)

Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. (Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Distinguished Senior Fellow)

Chaviva M. Hosek (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, President Emeritus)

Cristopher Stone (Open Society Foundations, New York, President)

George E. Pataki (Former Governor of New York State Council, Chardbourne & Parke, LLP)

John Shattuck (CEU President and Rector)

Kati Marton (Author and Journalist, New York)

Mary Patterson McPherson (American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Former Executive Officer)

Matthew Nimetz (General Atlantic, Greenwich, US, Managing Director)

Monica Macovei (CEU alumna, Legal Studies 1993, Member of the European Parliament, Romania)

Patricia Albjerg Graham (Harvard University, Professor Emerita)

Peter A. Nadosy (Morgan Stanley, New York, Managing Partner)

Pierre Mirabaud (Financier, Geneva)

Wanda Rapaczynski (AGORA, Warsaw, Former President of the Management Board)

William Newton-Smith (Open Society Foundation, London, Director)