Lawrence (“Larry”) H. Linden, PhD
Larry Linden is the Founder & Trustee of the Linden Trust for Conservation. He is a former General Partner and Managing Director at The Goldman Sachs Group, where he led the build-out of the Firm’s integrated trading infrastructure through its global expansion in the 1990s, and moved the Firm into environmental markets. More recently, as an Advisory Director, he led the Firm’s project to establish a large nature reserve in Tierra del Fuego, Chile and helped launch Goldman’s environmental policy.
Before joining Goldman in 1992, Dr. Linden was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he worked with corporations in the industrial, technology and financial sectors. Earlier, he served on the White House Staff in the Carter Administration, leading technology policy development for the energy and transportation sectors and for environmental protection.
Dr. Linden is a member and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the World Wildlife Fund and a former Chairman and current member of the Board of Trustees of Resources for the Future. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of TIAA, the operating arm of the TIAA-CREF complex, the largest pension fund in the United States.
Larry Linden received a BSE from Princeton and holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from MIT.