Thierry Porté


  • Managing Director of J.C. Flowers & Co., a global private equity firm
  • Previous President and CEO of Shinsei Bank, Ltd., Tokyo, and President, Branch Manager and Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Japan
  • Advisor to Equita, a Milan-based investment bank, Director of Baobab, a Paris-headquartered microfinance institution operating in Africa and China, and a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors of Harvard Business School, the Harvard Global Advisory Council and the Harvard Asia Center Advisory Board
  • Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation
  • B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in economics from Harvard College and an MBA with high honors and the designation of Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School