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Hunter Lewis

Cofounder and Senior Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Hunter  Lewis
Media inquiries: (202) 495-4102 or communications@wwfus.org

Hunter Lewis is cofounder and former CEO of the investment and financial firm Cambridge Associates, LLC.

He served on the WWF Board for seventeen years between 1984 and 2001, eleven of them as Treasurer and three as chairman of the Nominating Committee, as well as serving for three years on the WWF-International board, and a number of years on the National Council.

He has written several books on economics and moral philosophy, including. Where Keynes Went Wrong, Are The Rich Necessary?, A Question of Values, and edited several more . He has also written for the New York Times, the Times of London, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Forbes.

Lewis has been active in the environmental and natural health fields. In addition to his WWF service, he has been president of the Alliance for Natural Health-USA, chairman of the National Environmental Trust, chairman of the Worldwatch Institute, chairman of Shelburne Farms, member of the Advisory Board of Environmental Health Sciences, and director of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. In addition to natural health and the environment boards, he has also been president of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (a graduate research consortium of over 150 American universities), chairman of Dumbarton Oaks (affiliate of Harvard University) , director of the Morgan Museum and Library, director of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), director of the Groton School, and member of the World Bank Pension Finance Committee.

Mr. Lewis received a BA from Harvard College.

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