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.

  • Richard A. D'Amore, DMSB'76
    Chair, Board of Trustees

    Co-Founder & General Partner at North Bridge Venture Partners
    Waltham, MA

  • Joseph E. Aoun
    President at Northeastern University
    Boston, MA

  • Jeffrey S. Bornstein, DMSB'89
    Managing Partner at Generation Capital Partners LLC
    Greenwich, CT

  • Subodh Chanrai
    Group Executive Chairman at Chanrai Summit Group

  • Jeffrey J. Clarke, MBA’85
    Co-CEO, CFO, Secretary & Director at E.Merge Technology Acquisitions Corporation
    San Francisco, CA

  • William J. Conley Jr., DMSB'90
    Partner (Retired) at Goldman Sachs & Co.
    New York, NY

  • Susan S. Deitch
    Coconut Grove, FL

  • Deborah Dunsire
    President and CEO at Lundbeck
    København, Denmark

  • Spencer T. Fung, PA’96
    Executive Group Chairman at Li & Fung Limited
    Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • Edward G. Galante, E'73
    Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

    Former Senior Vice President at Exxon Mobil
    Dallas, TX

  • Sir Lucian Grainge, CBE, H'17
    Chair and CEO at Universal Music Group
    Santa Monica, CA

  • David L. House, ME'69
    Chairman of the Board at Brocade Communications Systems LLC
    San Jose, CA

  • Frances N. Janis, MBA’82
    Senior Partner at Pomona Capital
    New York, NY

  • Chaitanya 'Chet' Kanojia, ME’93
    Co-Founder at Starry
    Boston, MA

  • Amin J. Khoury, MBA’89, H'19
    President at KAD LP
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL

  • Venetia G. Kontogouris, LA'74
    Managing Director at Venkon Group LLC
    Weston, CT

  • William A. Lowell
    Senior Counsel & Partner at Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
    Boston, MA

  • Todd M. Manganaro, DMSB’95
    President at Siena Corporation
    Miami Beach, FL

  • Alan S. McKim, DMSB'88
    Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

    CEO and Chair at Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc.
    Norwell, MA

  • Anita Nassar
    Partner & Sr. Managing Director at Balyasny Asset Management L.P.
    Central, Hong Kong

  • James J. Pallotta, MBA’81
    Chairman and Managing Director at Raptor Capital Management LP
    Boston, MA

  • Irene Panagopoulos, Mills '85
    Managing Director at Magna Marine, Inc.
    Athens, Greece

  • John V. Pulichino, ME'72
    CEO at Group III International Inc.
    Pompano Beach, FL

  • Marcy L. Reed, PA’86
    President (Retired), MA and EVP of U.S. Policy and Social Impact at National Grid
    Waltham, MA

  • Kathleen C. Sanborn, Mills '83
    Director of Editorial Services at OTR Global LLC
    El Granada, CA

  • Winslow L. Sargeant, E’86
    Managing Director at S&T LLC
    Great Falls, VA

  • Jeannine P. Sargent, E'87
    Senior Advisor at Generation Investment Management
    San Francisco, CA

  • Ronald L. Sargent
    Chairman (Retired) at Staples Inc.
    Boston, MA

  • Maha Shair
    Philanthropist at Shair Foundation
    Beirut, Lebanon

  • Melina Travlos, DMSB’89
    Chairwoman and President at Neptune Shipping & Managing Enterprises SA
    Piraeus, Greece

  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire
    Chairman & CEO at Schneider Electric
    Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

  • Joseph M. Tucci, H'04
    Chair and CEO (Retired) at EMC Corporation
    Hopkinton, MA

  • Christopher A. Viehbacher
    Managing Partner at Gurnet Point Capital
    Cambridge, MA

  • Christophe P. Weber
    President and CEO at Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America
    Tokyo, Japan

  • Michael J. Zamkow, DMSB'79
    Managing Director and General Partner (Retired) at Goldman Sachs & Co.
    Austin, TX