Marc E Leland
Senior Adviser, Chatham House; President, Marc E Leland and Associates, USA; Co-Chairman, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Marc Leland has been President of Marc E. Leland & Associates, an investment advisory firm, since 1984. He has served as the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, Senior Advisor to the Mutual Balanced Force Reduction Negotiations in Vienna, Austria and General Counsel of the Peace Corps.
Mr Leland has practiced law as a partner in Proskauer, Rose, Goetz & Mendelsohn in London, England and Cerf, Robinson & Leland in San Francisco, and has been managing director of the J. Paul Getty and Gordon P. Getty Trusts in Washington, DC.
He has served on many corporate and non-profit boards, including Noble Drilling, Petroleum Finance Company, Strategic Investment Management, Zurich Financial Services Advisory Board, Avon, Delta Drilling, Fidelity and Deposit Insurance, Global Asset Management, Kemper Investment Management, Caterair, Grove Atlantic Monthly Press, Getty Investment Corporation and S. G. Warburg.
Mr Leland has served as the Co-Chairman of the German Marshall Fund, President of the Washington Opera, and as a member of the Board of the US Institute of Peace and the Shakespeare Theatre.
He has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Visiting Committee to the Kennedy School at Harvard University.
Mr Leland received his BA from Harvard College, MA from Oxford University, and JD from the University of California Berkeley School of Law. He was a Ford Foundation Fellow at the Institute of Comparative Law, Paris, France, and a Faculty Fellow in French and Soviet Law at the Harvard Law School.