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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is Northeastern’s governing body. The board appoints the president, who leads and manages the university, and works with senior leaders to shape the university’s strategic vision. The board also approves Northeastern’s mission, budget, policies, and significant changes to academic programs, and oversees the university’s finances and assets.

  • President Joseph Aoun

    Joseph E. Aoun

    President, Northeastern University

  • Jeff Bornstein

    Jeffrey S. Bornstein, DMSB’89

    Managing Partner, Generation Capital Partners LLC

    Greenwich, CT
  • Subodh Chanrai

    Subodh Chanrai

    Group Executive Chairman, Chanrai Summit Group

  • Jeff Clarke

    Jeffrey J. Clarke, MBA’85

    Co-CEO, CFO, Secretary, and Director, E.Merge Technology Acquisitions Corporation

    San Francisco
  • William Conley

    William J. Conley Jr., DMSB’90

    Partner (Retired), Goldman Sachs & Co.

    New York City
  • Rich Damore

    Richard A. D’Amore, DMSB’76

    Chair, Board of Trustees, Co-Founder and General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners

    Waltham, MA
  • Susan Deitch

    Susan S. Deitch

    Coconut Grove, FL
  • Deborah Dunsire

    Deborah Dunsire

    President and CEO, Lundbeck

    København, Denmark
  • Spencer Fung

    Spencer T. Fung, MBA’96

    Executive Group Chairman, Li & Fung Limited

    Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Edward Galante

    Edward G. Galante, E’73

    Vice Chair, Board of Trustees Former Senior Vice President, Exxon Mobil

  • Lucian Grainge

    Sir Lucian Grainge, CBE, H’17

    Chair and CEO, Universal Music Group

    Santa Monica, CA
  • David House

    David L. House, ME’69

    Chairman of the Board, Brocade Communications Systems LLC

    San Jose, CA
  • Frances Janis

    Frances N. Janis, MBA’82

    Senior Partner, Pomona Capital

    New York City
  • Chaitanya Kanojia

    Chaitanya “Chet” Kanojia, ME’93

    Co-Founder, Starry

  • Amin Khoury

    Amin J. Khoury, MBA’89, H’19

    President, KAD LP

    Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Venetia Kontogouris

    Venetia G. Kontogouris, LA’74

    Managing Director, Venkon Group LLC

    Weston, CT
  • William Lowell

    William A. Lowell

    Senior Counsel and Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

  • Todd Manganaro

    Todd M. Manganaro, DMSB’95

    President, Siena Corporation

    Miami Beach, FL
  • Alan McKim

    Alan S. McKim, DMSB’88

    Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, CEO and Chair, Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc.

    Norwell, MA
  • Anita Nassar

    Anita Nassar

    Partner and Senior Managing Director, Balyasny Asset Management L.P.

    Central, Hong Kong
  • James Pallotta

    James J. Pallotta, MBA’81

    Chairman and Managing Director, Raptor Capital Management LP

  • Irene Panagopoulos

    Irene Panagopoulos, Mills ’85

    Managing Director, Magna Marine, Inc.

  • John Pulichino

    John V. Pulichino, ME’72

    CEO, Group III International Inc.

    Pompano Beach, FL
  • Marcy Reed

    Marcy L. Reed, PA’86

    President (Retired), MA and EVP of U.S. Policy and Social Impact, National Grid

    Waltham, MA
  • Kathleen Sanborn

    Kathleen C. Sanborn, Mills ’83

    Director of Editorial Services, OTR Global LLC

    El Granada, CA
  • Winslow Sargeant

    Winslow L. Sargeant, E’86

    Managing Director, S&T LLC

    Great Falls, VA
  • Ronald Sargent

    Ronald L. Sargent

    Chairman (Retired), Staples Inc.

  • Jeannine Sargent

    Jeannine P. Sargent, E’87

    Senior Advisor, Generation Investment Management

    San Francisco
  • Maha Shair

    Maha Shair

    Philanthropist, Shair Foundation

  • Melina Travlos

    Melina Travlos, DMSB’89

    Chairwoman and President, Neptune Shipping & Managing Enterprises SA

    Piraeus, Greece
  • Jean Pascal

    Jean-Pascal Tricoire

    Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric

    Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
  • Christopher Viehbacher

    Christopher A. Viehbacher

    President and CEO, Biogen

    Cambridge, MA
  • Christophe Weber

    Christophe P. Weber

    President and CEO, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America


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