Jeffrey W. Ubben is a founder and managing partner of Inclusive Capital Partners. He is a retired founder of ValueAct Capital, and a founder and portfolio manager of the ValueAct Spring Fund. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Ubben was a managing partner at Blum Capital Partners for more than five years. He is a member of the board of directors of The AES Corporation, where he is on the compensation and financial audit committees; of Enviva Partners, LP, where he is on the compensation committee and the health, safety, sustainability, and environmental committee; of AppHarvest; and of Nikola Corporation. He is the former chairman and director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., and a former director of Catalina Marketing Corp., Gartner Group, Inc., Mentor Corporation, Misys plc, Sara Lee Corp., Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Willis Towers Watson plc, and several other public and private companies. In addition, he serves on the boards of Duke University, The Nature Conservancy’s NatureVest, the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, and World Wildlife Fund. He served as chair of the national board of the Posse Foundation for nine years. Ubben has a BA from Duke University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.