Global Advisory Council

  • The mission of the Darden School Dean’s Global Advisory Council is to help Darden deliver on the following goals: build a critical mass of leaders, executives and managers within established, growing and emerging economies; to strengthen Darden's influence on business and society worldwide; and to grow the recognition of the Darden brand in key regions of the world. 

    Members 2018-19


    Ro King (MBA '91)
    Managing Director, K&B Fund

    Vice Chair

    Naresh Kumra (MBA '99) 
    Managing Director and CEO, JMATEK Limited
    Hong Kong

    Marcos P. Arruda (MBA '02)
    Chief Financial Officer, Topico

    James Su-Ting Cheng (MBA '87)
    Executive Advisor, New Richmond Ventures and Blue Heron Capital; Counsel, Lee & Hayes PLLC
    United States

    Vidyanidhi (VN) Dalmia (MBA '84)
    Chairman, Dalmia Continental Pvt. Ltd.

    Louis G. Elson (MBA '90)
    Managing Partner, Palamon Capital Partners LLP
    United Kingdom

    David R. Frediani
    President, Ironshore Inc.
    United States

    Anthony J. Hobson (MBA '74)
    Chairman, James Dyson Group Limited
    United Kingdom
    Clelland Peabody Hutton (MBA '75/JD '77)
    Partner and General Counsel, Orion Partners Holdings Ltd.
    Hong Kong

    Wei Jin (MBA '99)
    Managing Director, Prudential Financial Inc.

    Shawn Liu (MBA '05)
    Investment Director, Shanghai Cura Investment & Management Co. Ltd
    United States

    Richard K. Loh (MBA '96)
    Co-founder and CEO, The Ploh Group Pte. Ltd.

    Elie W. Maalouf (MBA '89)
    CEO, The Americas, InterContinental Hotels Group
    United States

    Todd R. Marin (MBA '89)
    Hong Kong

    Rajan J. Mehra (MBA '93)
    Co-Founder & Managing Director, Nirvana Venture Advisors

    Agustin Otero Monsegur (MBA '06)
    Managing Partner, OM Invest

    Pascal Monteiro de Barros (MBA '91)
    Head of Investor Relations & Business Development, Stirling Square Capital Partners
    United Kingdom

    Anton U. Periquet Jr. (MBA '90)
    Chair of Pacific Main Holdings and the Campden Hill Group

    Hagen Radowski (MBA '91)
    President and CEO, MHP Americas Inc.
    United States

    Vincent M. Rague (MBA '84)
    Co-Founder and Director, Catalyst Principal Partners
    United States

    Fiona Roche (MBA '84)
    Managing Director of Estates Development Co. Pty. Ltd. and Managing Director, Adelaide Development Company

    Arpan R. Sheth (MBA '96)
    Partner, Bain & Co. Inc.
    United States

    Nishal Sodha (GEMBA '17)
    Managing Director, Global Hardware Limited

    Ichiro Suzuki (MBA '84)

    George S. Tahija (MBA '86)
    Commissioner and Chair, PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya (ANJ)

    Alok Vaish (MBA '97)
    Chief Financial Officer,

    Jing Vivatrat
    Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, Angel Island Capital
    United States

    Baocheng Yang (MBA '04)
    Provost and CFO, Huanghe Science and Technology College

    Jeffrey J. Yao (MBA '01)
    Managing Director, Profision Shipping Capital Management Ltd. 
    United Kingdom