Laura D. Tyson is a distinguished professor of the graduate school and faculty director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley Haas).

She chairs the Blum Center for Developing Economies board of trustees at UC Berkeley. From July to December 2018, she served as interim dean of Berkeley Haas. Previously, she was the dean of London Business School (2002–2006) and dean of Berkeley Haas (1998–2001).

Dr. Tyson was a member of the US Department of State Foreign Affairs Policy Board and a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. She served in the Clinton administration as the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (1993–1995) and as director of the National Economic Council (1995–1996).

She is a member of the boards of directors of AT&T, CBRE Group Inc., Lexmark International Inc., and Apex Swiss Holdings SARL. She is the coauthor of Leave No One Behind, a report for the United Nation’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.

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