Wolstencroft, Tracy R. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2012
Is President and CEO of the National Geographic Society (NGS). He oversees the institution’s global strategy to achieve its vision: A Planet in Balance. His responsibilities include advancing the Society’s legacy of — and continued investments in —groundbreaking science, exploration, education, and storytelling. In addition, Wolstencroft leads the Society’s relationship with National Geographic Partners (NGP), the joint venture between NGS and Disney, to further drive unparalleled brand recognition through the extensive reach of its global media arm. Wolstencroft serves on the Society’s Board of Trustees as well as the NGP Board of Directors.
From 2014 to 2017, he served as president and CEO of Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of senior-level executive searches, leadership consulting, and culture-shaping services worldwide. In July 2017, Wolstencroft was appointed chairman of the firm’s board of directors, a role he continues today.
Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Wolstencroft was a longtime partner at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 25 years.
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