Advisory Board

The board serves as the center's primary advisory body, providing strategic guidance and financial support. The board is comprised of a dedicated and actively engaged group of visionary global leaders spanning a variety of geographies and industries who have invested in the center in recognition of UCLA Anderson's role in preparing the next generation of global leaders. UCLA Anderson is extremely grateful for the board's generous support, guidance, engagement and commitment to the center in support of the school's global strategy.

Jim Allen
Jim Allen
MBA '93
Head of M&A - Latin America
Morgan Stanley
USA

Joseph Barragan
Joseph Barragan
MBA '79
Managing Director, Capital Advisory
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank N.A.
USA

Rick Beleson
Rick Beleson
MBA '80
Retired
Capital Group Companies
USA


Mike Berchtold

MBA '87
Private Investor; Berchtold Capital Partners; Former President Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific
USA

Kevin Berryman
Kevin Berryman
FEMBA '87
Chief Financial Officer
International Flavors
Fragrances, Inc.
USA

Craig Ehrlich
Craig Ehrlich (Board Chair)
BA Political Science '78
Chairman and Co-Founder
Novare Technologies Inc.
USA/Hong Kong
Francisco Gil Diaz
Francisco Gil Diaz
President, Telefonica Mexico;
Former Treasury Secretary
Mexico
Bill Grabe
William Grabe
MBA '63
Advisory Director
General Atlantic
USA

Oliver Jarrault
Oliver Jarrault
EMBA '98
Executive Vice President, Group President, Engineered Products and Solutions, Alcoa
USA 


Gary Kuo
BA Economics '85
Private Equity
Former Vice Chairman, Asia Global Banking
Citigroup Inc.
Taiwan 

Hwee Hua Lim
Hwee Hua Lim
MBA '89
Executive Director
Tembusu Partners Pte. Ltd.
Singapore
Loay Hisham Nazer
Loay Hisham Nazer
MBA '89
Chairman
Nazer Group Co. Ltd.
Saudi Arabia

Jon Niermann
Jon Niermann
FEMBA '95
CEO & Founder, FarWest Entertainment;
Former President, Electronic Arts Asia
Hong Kong

Bernardo Quintana

Bernardo Quintana
MBA '68
Chairman & CEO
Empresas ICA SAB de CV
Mexico 

Brent Smith
Michael Riady
GEMBA for Asia-Pacific '11
Chief Advisor to Group Chairman
Overseas Union Enterprise
Lippo Group of Companies
Indonesia/USA 

 
Brent Smith 
MBA '86
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
LevelOne Capital Ltd.
Singapore