Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect

Peter is a private investor and a retired partner of TRG Management, an emerging markets asset management company where he was responsible for sales, marketing and product development from March 2003 until he retired in June 2007. Prior to this he spent 17 years at JP Morgan, mostly in the Emerging Markets Group. When he left JP Morgan Chase he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of U.S. Fixed Income Sales.

Peter is currently also a member of the New Israel Fund International Council and the board of Jewish Currents magazine. Peter is a former board member of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation and of Exit Art, a well-known alternative arts organization.

Peter grew up in Vienna, Austria, received a BA in Economics in 1982 from Vassar College and an MBA in International Finance in 1984 from The Wharton School. He lives in Greenwich Village with his wife Carrie Shapiro.