Henry Paulson, Jr.
Chairman, The Paulson Institute; Former US Secretary of the Treasury
Henry M. Paulson, Jr. is the chairman of The Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago, which he founded in 2011 to address global issues and to strengthen the important relationship between the United States and China. Previously, Paulson served under President George W. Bush as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury, from 2006 to 2009. Before this, Paulson had a 32-year career at Goldman Sachs, serving as chairman and CEO. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Paulson was a member of the White House Domestic Council.