Board of Directors

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Penelope Andrews

Penelope (Penny) Andrews has been Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town (UCT) since January of 2016. Prior to joining UCT, she was President and Dean at Albany Law School and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the City University of New York. Dean...
Teresa H Clarke

Teresa H. Clarke

(FoLRC Chair) Teresa H. Clarke is the Chairman, CEO, and Executive Editor of Africa.com. She founded the company in 2010 after resigning from her position as a managing director in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs & Co. There, Ms. Clarke led mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions...
Liesl Gerntholtz

Liesl Gerntholtz

Liesl Gerntholtz is the executive director of the women's rights division of Human Rights Watch and a member of its executive management team where she leads its institutional initiative on diversity and inclusion. She is an expert on women's rights and has worked and written extensively on violence against women. Her work at...
Evan S Lieberman

Evan Lieberman

(FoLRC Vice President) Evan Lieberman is the Total Professor of Political Science and Contemporary Africa at MIT and an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Cape Town. Previously, he was a member of the faculty at Princeton University for twelve years and a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholar...
Margaret Marshall

Margaret H. Marshall

Margaret H. Marshall was the 24th Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the first woman to hold that position in the Court’s more than three hundred year history. She was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Court in 1996 and was Chief Justice from 1999...
Marco Masotti

Marco V. Masotti

(FoLRC President) Marco V. Masotti is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he has served on the firm’s management committee. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading funds lawyers in the alternative asset management industry. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Private...
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Joel M. Motley

(FoLRC Treasurer) As a Managing Director of Public Capital Advisors LLC, Joel M. Motley provides advice on capital markets and infrastructure to emerging markets. He began his career in investment banking at Lazard Freres & Co. in 1985 and he became a founder of Carmona Motley Inc. in 1992. Prior...
Trey Muldrow

Ackneil M. Muldrow, III

Ackneil M. (Trey) Muldrow, III, is a partner in the Corporate Department of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York City.Trey’s practice focuses on merger and acquisition transactions and corporate governance counseling. Trey serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dance Theatre of Harlem....
Thandi Orleyn

Thandi Orleyn

Thandi Orleyn is a founder, director, and shareholder of Peotona Group Holdings, an investment company contributing to the development of women in business and of critical skills in the economy. The first ten years of her legal practice were spent as an attorney and regional director at the Legal...
Paul Roye

Paul F. Roye

(FoLRC Secretary) Paul F. Roye is Senior Vice President of The Capital Group Companies. He joined the firm in May of 2005. Previously, he was Director of the Division of lnvestment Management at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. During his tenure, he received the Chairman’s Award of Excellence, the...
Chris Stone

Christopher Stone

Christopher Stone, an American criminal justice expert, was the President of the Open Society Foundations from 2012 to 2017, the global philanthropies of George Soros. Prior to assuming this position in July 2012, he served as the Guggenheim Professor of the Practice of Criminal Justice at the Harvard Kennedy...
Ann Satchwill

Ann L. Satchwill

(FoLRC Executive Director) Ann L. Satchwill is Executive Director of Friends of the Legal Resources Centre of South Africa, which has supported the LRC since its founding in 1979. Prior to joining the FoLRC (then known as the Southern Africa Legal Services and Legal Education Project) in 1989, Ms. Satchwill...

Advisory Board

Diana Aviv

Diana Aviv

Diana Aviv was CEO of Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization and third largest U.S. charity from 2015 to 2018. Previously, she served as President and CEO of Independent Sector, the national leadership network for America’s nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs. She also served as executive...
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Harvey P. Dale

Harvey P. Dale is University Professor of Philanthropy and the Law and the Director of the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law at New York University. He has been a member of the faculty of the New York University School of Law since 1977, teaching primarily in the...
Richard Goldstone

Richard J. Goldstone

Justice Richard J. Goldstone became the first scholar-in-residence at the new Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at City University of New York Law School in 2014. Previously, he was a visiting professor at New York University Law School, Fordham Law School, and Harvard Law School. He has...
Karl Klare

Karl Klare

Karl Klare is the George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law. Professor Klare focuses on labor and employment law, human rights, and legal theory, fields in which he has written and lectured extensively. He is considered a leading voice...
Anthony W. Marx

Anthony W. Marx

Anthony W. Marx has been President of The New York Public Library, the nation’s largest library system, since 2011. Under his leadership, the Library has created new early literacy and after-school programs for children and teens, dramatically increased free English language classes and citizenship support for immigrants, and improved...
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Gay J. McDougall

Gay J. McDougall is the Mulligan Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Law at Fordham Law School. Prior to that, she was the Father Robert F. Drinan Visiting Professor in Human Rights at the Georgetown University Law Center. Professor McDougall was the first United Nations Independent Expert On Minority Issues...
Sheila McLean

Sheila Avrin McLean

Sheila Avrin McLean is a strategy consultant to international nonprofit and professional services organizations. She was formerly president and chief executive officer of the Boyden World Corporation. Prior to that, Ms. McLean was president of the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Her earlier positions included serving as Vice President...
Andy Sillen

Andrew Sillen

Andrew Sillen is Vice President for Institutional Advancement for Brooklyn College and Executive Director of the Brooklyn College Foundation, Inc. Previously, Dr. Sillen was Professor and Head of the Department of Archaeology and then Director of Development of the University of Cape Town (UCT) from 1985 to 2001. During...
Judith O Thomson

Judith Ogden Thomson

Judith Ogden Thomson has served as a trustee on the Boards of the Asia Society, the Archives of American Art, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and Boston University. She has also served as Chair and President of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and Chair of the American...
Scott Wallace

Scott Wallace

For the past fifteen years, Scott Wallace has been Co-Chair of the Wallace Global Fund, a private charitable foundation founded by his grandfather, former United States Vice President Henry A. Wallace. The foundation has major program areas in environment/climate, corporate accountability, and promoting open and accountable democratic governance, particularly...