C. Bowdoin Train
Principal, Douglass Winthrop Advisors
C. BOWDOIN TRAIN has 35 years of experience in the investment management industry and is a principal at Douglass Winthrop Advisors, an investment advisory firm. Previously, he was a principal with the Grosvenor Funds, a Washington DC-based venture capital company, where he led many of the firm’s investments in biotech, telecommunications, Internet, and e-commerce. Train began his career practicing law with the Washington DC-based firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where his practice focused on corporate finance, including mergers, acquisitions, and venture capital. He also spent two years as deputy assistant administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, with responsibility for toxic waste management and cleanup. Train serves as an advisor to the Civil Courage Prize and as a member of the board of the Waterfowl Research Foundation. Previously, he served on the boards of The Nature Conservancy—MD/DC Chapter, Hospice Care of the District of Columbia, the African Wildlife Foundation, and The Ocean Foundation. He received a BA in economics from Trinity College in 1977 and a JD from Georgetown University, where he served as an editor of the Tax Lawyer.