Gerson, Elliot F. - from United States

ID: 6383
Organization: AI
Country of meeting: in the year 2016

Secretary to the Rhodes Trust, responsible for the Rhodes Scholarships in the United States, and executive vice president of the Aspen Institute.

Gerson was an undergraduate at Harvard University, a Rhodes Scholar who studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, a law student at Yale Law School, a US Supreme Court clerk, practised law in government and privately, held executive positions in state and federal government and on a presidential campaign, and was president of start-ups in health care and education, and of two leading national insurance and health-care companies. He has served on many non-profit boards, especially in the arts. The historian of the Rhodes Trust, Philip Ziegler, has described Gerson as "a distinguished lawyer who went on to a highly successful career in business".

Activities in the Orangization:
Officer, Executive Vice President