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Neal S. Wolin ’83 B.A., M.Sc., ’88 J.D.


Neal S. Wolin is chief executive officer of the global advisory firm Brunswick Group. Throughout his career, Mr. Wolin has focused on navigating complex financial, regulatory, and public policy issues in a broad range of leadership positions.

Neal S. Wolin ’83 B.A., M.Sc., ’88 J.D.

Mr. Wolin’s previous roles include serving as deputy secretary (and acting secretary) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury; as a member of the National Security Council staff, the White House Counsel’s Office, and the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board; and as the president and chief operating officer of the insurance companies of The Hartford. His breadth of experience and expertise — spanning both the public and private sectors and encompassing law, economic and foreign affairs, and communications — has made him adept at finding solutions to complex challenges.

His service to Yale includes membership on the University Council, the Yale Alumni Schools Committee, and the Executive Committee of the Yale Law School Alumni Association.

Mr. Wolin serves on several private company boards and on the boards of the non-profits The Atlantic Council, the Partnership for Public Service, and Results for America. He has also been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 1993.

Mr. Wolin earned his B.A. in History and J.D. from Yale University and his M.Sc. in Development Economics from the University of Oxford.

Mr. Wolin was appointed a successor trustee in 2023.

Resides in Washington, D.C.