George H. Walker serves on the Ford Foundation Board of Trustees. He is chairman and chief executive officer of Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager founded in 1939.

Prior to Neuberger Berman re-emerging as an independent firm in 2009, George was global head of the investment management division at Neuberger Berman’s former corporate parent, Lehman Brothers. Previously, George spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was a partner and a member of the firm’s Partnership Committee. George’s current board service includes the Investment Company Institute (chairman), Partnership for New York City (vice chair), Memorial Sloan Kettering, and the Trinity School. George earned a bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and master of business administration from the University of Pennsylvania.