Advisory Board

The College of Letters & Science seeks the insight and counsel of leaders in industry, government, and academia. The College Advisory Board is a volunteer group of such leaders who are deeply committed to the mission of the College to provide a world-class liberal arts undergraduate education at UC Berkeley and to be a global leader in basic research and training within each of its represented disciplines.

For more information, please contact Kathleen Kneisel

Gregg Alton Headshot

Gregg H. Alton

'89 Legal Studies

Former Chief Patient Officer, Gilead Sciences

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David des Jardins Headshot

David L. desJardins

Ph.D. '02 Mathematics

Former Software Engineer,
Google

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Laura Baxter-Simons

'89 Economics and German, M.A. '94 German Literature

General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Meritage Group LP

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William C. “Bill” Dudley

M.A. '80 & Ph.D. '82 Economics

Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Marc Bensadoun Headshot

Marc J. Bensadoun

Ph.D. '91 Physics

Seed-Stage Investor and Advisor; Founder and Former CEO of Newfield Wireless

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Charles Huang Headshot

Charles Huang

'93 Asian Studies & Economics

Co-founder,
Indigo 7

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Ellen Dale Headshot

Ellen Dale

'66 Psychology

Former General Manager, Khadra International Folk Ballet

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Matt Jacobson Headshot

Matt D. Jacobson

'79 Geography

Managing Member,
Jacobs & Co., LLC

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Kathy Kwan Headshot

Kathy A. Kwan

'87 Microbiology & Immunology, M.B.A./M.P.H. '93

President, Eustace-Kwan Family Fndn.

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Na'ilah Suad Nasir Headshot

Na’ilah Suad Nasir

'93 Psychology & Social Welfare

President, Spencer Foundation

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Carl Robertson Headshot

Carl "Chip" Robertson

'94 History

Co-Managing Director, Warland Investments Ltd

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Georgia Lee Headshot

Georgia Lee

'76 Business

Former Chief Financial Officer, Hellman Friedman LLC

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George Ng, advisory board member

George Ng

'03 Economics

Chief Data Officer,
Guidewire Software

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Mark Robinson

Mark J. Robinson

'88 History & Political Science

Partner,
Centerview Partners

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Akiko Mikumo

'78 Asian Studies

Retired Senior Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Stacie Olivares

'97 Economics

Member of the Board of Administration, CalPERS

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Nadine Tang Headshot

Nadine M. Tang

M.S.W. '75

Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, Berkeley

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Doug McBeth

'87 Applied Math

Managing Director, Nomura Securities Inc. 

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Maureen Orth Headshot

Maureen Orth

'64 Political Science

Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair Magazine

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Liza B. Wachter

'81 English

President,
Spiegel and Grau

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Judy Wade Headshot

Judy Wade, Co-chair

'85 Economics

Managing Director, CPP Investments

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Judy Webb headshot

Judy C. Webb

'60 History

President, Lothrop Ventures Incorporated

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H. Michael Williams Headshot

H. Michael “Mike” Williams, Co-Chair

'82 Economics

Former Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, UC Berkeley

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Natasha Wong Headshot

Natasha C. Wong

'97 Political Science

Director and Secretary, Avery-Tsui Foundation

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