Our People

Council of Trustees
Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors plays a key role in decision making, providing ongoing support and leadership for our work.

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board's expertise and experience help us inform our work across all key areas.

  • Elmira Bayrasli Co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and Visiting Fellow at the New America Foundation
  • Pradeep Kashyap Vice Chair, American India Foundation
  • James W. Lewis co-founder of Vietnam Partners and former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley
  • Christophe Maubert Director at Robertet SA
  • Francis J. Ricciardone Vice President at Atlantic Council and former US ambassador to Turkey
  • Ayşe Cihan Sultanoğlu Assistant Secretary-General and Director, United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
  • John Tognino Chairman & CEO of Pepper Financial Group and former Executive Vice President for NASDAQ

Our Team is made up of the dedicated professionals that keep TPF running.


Audit Committee
Communications and Development Committee
Executive Committee
Governance and Nomination Committee
Investment Committee