Laura D’Andrea Tyson is the S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management at the Haas School of Business, at the University of California Berkeley. She served as Dean of London Business School from 2002-2006, and as Dean of the Berkeley Haas School of Business from 1998-2001.
Tyson is a member of President Barack Obama’s Council of Jobs and Competitiveness. She was a member of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board (2009 – 2011). She served in the Clinton Administration and was the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (1993-1995) and the President’s National Economic Adviser (1995 – 1996).
Tyson is a Senior Advisor at the McKinsey Global Institute, Credit Suisse Research Institute, and The Rock Creek Group. She is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American and is on the Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution Hamilton Project. She serves on the Advisory Board of Newman’s Own, Generation Investment Management, and H&Q Asia Pacific. She is also a Special Advisor at Berkeley Research Group and a Commissioner at the Committee for Responsible Federal Budget. Tyson is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council, MIT Corporation, Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, Better Markets, Better Values Task Force and the Think Long Committee for California. She is a member of the National Academies’ Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy and is a member of the National Academies Committee on Research Universities. Tyson serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Eastman Kodak Company, Morgan Stanley, AT&T, Silver Spring Networks, CB Richard Ellis, the Peter G. Peterson Institute of International Economics, and New America Foundation.
Tyson has written books and articles on industrial competitiveness and trade. She has also written opinion columns for many publications including BusinessWeek, The New York Times and the Financial Times and she has made numerous television appearances on economic issues. She is on the editorial board of the International Economy and contributes to the New York Times Economix blog, and the Financial Times A-list.