The has announced the appointment of ELIZABETH D. KNUP as head of its China office. Knup, who has spent much of her career working to develop stronger ties between China and the rest of the world, most recently served as chief representative of education and publishing company Pearson PLC. Earlier, she worked at Kamsky Associates, the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies, and the National Committee on United States-China relations. She has lived in China for the last fifteen years and serves on the boards of several civil society organizations there, including the Institute for Sustainable Communities, the Capacity Building and Assessment Center, and an indigenous Chinese nongovernmental organization working to strengthen a network of NGOs in the country.
The has announced the appointment of DANIEL STID as senior fellow. Stid, a longtime consultant and strategist to governments, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations, most recently worked in leadership positions at the Bridgespan Group in San Francisco on performance measurement and strategic planning with government policymakers. Earlier, he worked at the Boston Consulting Group in Massachusetts, Kuala Lumpur, and Washington, D.C., advising cabinet-level officials at the Treasury Department and the Department of Education. He began his career teaching political science at Wabash College, served as a Congressional Fellow on the staff of the majority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, and worked with the International Republican Institute in Bulgaria and Chile advising government leaders there on presidential nominating systems. In his two-year fellowship he will lead exploration of a new Hewlett initiative focused on strengthening the health of democracy in the United States.
The has announced the appointments of SARAH RICHARDSON as controller and BARBARA CARTER as director of procurement, a new position. Richardson, most recently vice president of operations at real estate development company F.H. Prince LLC, has more than twenty-five years of experience in financial management and reporting. Carter, most recently assistant director of purchasing for Florida-based Citizens Property Insurance Corp., has more than a quarter-century of experience in private and public procurement, vendor relations, and contract management.
has announced the appointment of MIKE KUBZANSKY as vice president of intellectual capital, a new position. Kubzansky was formerly a partner at Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte), where he co-founded and led the company's Inclusive Markets practice. "Mike is a published thought leader with deep expertise in impact investing and businesses serving the needs of the world's poorest populations," said ON managing partner Matt Bannick. "We will benefit greatly from his substantial experience and insights across the private and public sectors."
The board of has announced the unanimous selection of JED BERNSTEIN as president. Bernstein, who began his career in advertising at Ogilvy & Mather, Ally & Gargano, and Wells Rich Greene, helped reinvigorate Broadway theater in the late 1990s and early 2000s as president of the Broadway League and as a driving force behind the creation of the Internet Broadway Database. In addition, Bernstein has taught and lectured on advertising, marketing, and the arts at a number of institutions, including Yale and New York University, and is executive director of the Commercial Theater Institute. He will succeed REYNOLD LEVY, who plans to step down in January 2014.
In other news, the in the United Kingdom has announced the appointment of BARRY EVERITT as provost, effective October 1. Everitt, a leading neuroscientist, currently heads Cambridge's Downing College. He has also served as president of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, the European Brain and Behaviour Society, the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society, as editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Neuroscience, and, currently, as a reviewing editor for Science magazine. The trust oversees the Gates Cambridge Scholarships, established in 2000 with a donation of $210 million from the — still the largest single gift ever made to a British university.