Peter C. Goldmark, Jr.

Peter C. Goldmark, Jr. is Chairman, Remarkable Ventures Climate.

Mr. Goldmark currently works as an independent consultant in areas of philanthropy, environmental policy, international affairs and development, and organizational development in the social change field. He retired as Director of the Environmental Defense Fund's Climate and Air Program in 2010.

His public career was highlighted by his service as Budget Director for the State of New York during the 1970s city- and statewide fiscal crisis, and as Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1977 to 1985. He served as president of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1988 through 1997, and as CEO of the international Herald Tribune from 1998-2003. He devotes his remaining years to "helping the next generation do better than ours has in facing the climate change disaster that threatens us all."

Goldmark served as a trustee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (1982-1988), a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University (1984-1990), and served on the boards of Knight Ridder Inc. (1991-1998) and Lend Lease Corporation (1999-2014) among others. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

He has taught courses at the JFK School of Government, Harvard; Yale College; The New School; Brandeis University; and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University as Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs.

Mr. Goldmark holds a B.A. from Harvard University, and several honorary degrees.