The Rockefeller Foundation is governed by the Board of Trustees, which is composed of no fewer than 12 members, with the Foundation’s president serving as an ex-officio member. The Board of Trustees is generally responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s program and grantmaking strategy; budgets, expenditures and appropriation policies and guidelines; and investment strategies, allocations and performance. The Board of Trustees performs its duties through committees that include, but are not limited to: the Executive Committee, Investment Committee, Budget and Compensation Committee and Audit Committee and Trusteeship Committee as described in the Foundation’s Bylaws.
Adm. James Stavridis, USN, Ret.Chair, Board of Trustees
Admiral James Stavridis joined The Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees in 2018. He became Board Chair in June 2021.