Lloyd C. Blankfein


Director Since: April 2003

Other Current U.S.-listed Public Company Directorships: None
Other U.S.-listed Public Company Directorships within past 5 years: None

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Strong leadership and governance expertise: Over 30 years of experience in various positions across our firm, including 12 years as our CEO. Mr. Blankfein utilizes his knowledge and experience as Chairman to guide Board discussions and provide his insight
  • Extensive market and industry knowledge: Leverages experience with and deep understanding of all aspects of the firm’s business, regulatory environment and risks 
  • Resource to our Board: Draws from extensive familiarity with our clients, investors and other constituents to provide learned expertise as the firm transitions to its new CEO 

Career Highlights

  • Goldman Sachs
    • Chairman (October 2018 – December 2018)
    • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (June 2006 – September 2018)
    • President and Chief Operating Officer (January 2004 – June 2006)
    • Vice Chairman with management responsibility for Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) and Equities Divisions (April 2002 – January 2004)
    • Co-head of FICC (1997 – April 2002)
    • Head and/or Co-head of the Currency and Commodities Division (1994 – 1997)

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement

  • Member, Dean's Advisory Board, Harvard Law School
  • Member, Board of Dean’s Advisors, Harvard Business School
  • Member, Dean’s Council, Harvard University
  • Member, Board of Overseers, Weill Cornell Medical College


  • Graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School