Pan-European Forum
October 12–14, 2018


Please join us in Paris at Columbia Business School’s 11th international alumni gathering. The Pan-European Forum 2018, a two-day symposium on global socioeconomic trends, will include discussions led by some of the School’s most prominent faculty and world-class industry leaders, including alumni at the cutting edge of their fields. If you wish to request a printed invitation or have questions about this exciting event, please email Alumni Relations at [email protected].

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Steering Committee

Marco Assetto ’04

Managing Director

Pictet & Cie (Europe) SA

* Andrew F. Barth ’85

Retired Chairman

Capital Guardian Trust Company

* Daniele D. Bodini ’72

Chairman Emeritus

ACP Group

Richard Bott ’72


Lear Corporation

* Russell L. Carson ’67


The Carson Family Charitable Trust

Mark Collins ’83


Dillon Trust Company

Kristina Perkin Davison ’94

Co-founder and Managing Partner

iEurope Capital LLC

Jobic de Calan ’09

Senior Consultant


Denis de Kergorlay


Cercle de l’Union Interalliée

Michael de Mello ’81

Managing Partner

Carmarjo SGPS Lda

* Filippo de Vecchi ’95

Managing Director, Co-head of Greater China

Advent International Hong Kong Limited

Eric Desautel ’03


Harbert Management Corporation

* Mario J. Gabelli ’67

Chairman and CEO

GAMCO Investors Inc.

* Harry E. Gould Jr. ’64

Chairman and President

Signature Communications Ltd.

Jock Green-Armytage ’70


JZ Equity International Ltd.

* Andrew S. Gundlach ’01


First Eagle Holdings

* Ming Chu Hsu ’92


Alex & Wright Inc.

* Ann F. Kaplan ’77


Circle Wealth Management

* James W. Keyes ’80


Wild Oats Marketplace

* John K. Martin Jr. ’94

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc.

* Marc O. Mayer ’83

Head of North American Institutional Investment Management

Schroders plc

* Yuzaburo Mogi ’61

Honorary CEO and Chairman

Kikkoman Corporation

* Jonathan Newcomb ’69

Managing Director

Rockdale Partners

* Nicholas Oppenheim ’73


Brifor Limited

Benoit Parizet ’09

Chief Digital Officer

Caisse des Dépôts

* Bruce Eben Pindyck Esq. ’71

Chairman and CEO

Meridian Industries Inc.

* Shaiza Rizavi ’96

Managing Member and Portfolio Manager

Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC

* Paolo Scaroni ’73

Deputy Chairman

Rothschild Group

* Keith Sherin ’91

Retired Vice Chairman

General Electric

* Jerry I. Speyer ’64


Tishman Speyer

* Frank K. Tang ’94

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

FountainVest Partners (Asia) Ltd.

* Charles W. Tate ’72

Chairman Emeritus

CR Group LP

* John T. Thompson ’81

Chairman and CEO

Thompson Distribution Company

* Massimo Tosato ’80

Chief Executive

Quaestio Capital SGR S.p.A.

* Lulu C. Wang ’83

Founder and CEO

Tupelo Capital Management LLC

Pascal Yrissou ’05

M&A Advisor and Partner

Actis Investment Private Equity

Robert Yu ’03

Senior Vice President

Yuyu Pharma

* David W. Zalaznick ’78

Co‑founder and Chairman

Jordan/Zalaznick Advisers Inc.

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