Leadership

The Population Council is led by recognized experts in the population, health, and development fields. Our country directors lead the Council’s research and programs in the countries where we work. Our Board of Trustees—which includes leaders in biomedicine, business, social science, and philanthropy—oversees and guides the Council.


Executive Staff

Country Directors

Board of Trustees

Mark A. Walker, Chairman Managing Director Rothschild London, United Kingdom
Peter Brandt Stamford, Connecticut
Peter J. Donaldson President Population Council New York, New York
Wafaa El-Sadr Professor of Clinical Medicine and Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University New York, New York
Anna Glasier Honorary Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Victor Halberstadt Professor of Public Sector Economics University of Leiden Netherlands
Henry L. King Senior Counsel Davis Polk & Wardwell New York, New York
Anna Mastroianni Professor of Law University of Washington School of Law Seattle, Washington
Cheikh Mbacké Independent Consultant Dakar, Senegal
Lauren A. Meserve Deputy Chief Investment Officer Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York
Anne R. Pebley Professor Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California
Terry Peigh Senior Vice President, Managing Director Interpublic Group of Companies New York, New York
K. Sujatha Rao New Delhi, India
Marc L. Saiontz Managing Director American Securities Capital Partners, LLC New York, New York
Theo Spencer Senior Advocate Natural Resources Defense Council New York, New York
Amy Ong Tsui Professor and Senior Scholar Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health Baltimore, Maryland
Elizabeth Eder Zobel de Ayala Chairman Teach for the Philippines Makati City, Philippines