BA in Accounting and Master's in Accounting, Rice University, Houston, US. Since 1977, with Ernst & Young: 1998, Managing Partner, New York Area; 2000, Deputy Chairman; since 2001, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Supported numerous civic, cultural and business organizations. Current Chair, Catalyst. Co-Chair, Russia Foreign Investment Advisory Council. Serves on President Obama's Export Council. Member: Board of Directors, Boy Scouts of America; Board of Trustees, Rice University; Business Roundtable; IBLAC (International Business Leaders' Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai). 2007-11, Chair, Governing Board, US Center for Audit Quality.