Kenneth A. Hersh

President and Chief Executive Officer, George W. Bush Presidential Center

1985, Bachelor's (Hons) in Politics, Princeton; 1989, MBA and Arjay Miller Scholar, Graduate School of Business, Stanford. Currently: President and CEO, George W. Bush Presidential Center; Co-Founder and Advisory Partner, NGP Energy Capital Management; Senior Advisor and Deputy CIO, Natural Resources, The Carlyle Group. 2010, founded Global Adaptation Institute, now Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), currently, Member, Advisory Board. Current Member: Board of Overseers, Hoover Institution; Dean's Council, Harvard Kennedy School; Council on Foreign Relations; Dallas Citizens Council. Current Member of the Board: National Association for Urban Debate Leagues, Communities Foundation of Texas. Former Member: Board, St. Mark's School of Texas; Advisory Council, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Recipient of awards: Master Entrepreneur of the Year, Southwest Region, Entrepreneur of the Year programme, Ernst & Young (2014); St. Mark's School of Texas Distinguished Alumnus Award (2015); Oil & Gas Council Lifetime Achievement Award (2017).

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