Lynn Forester de Rothschild
Founder and Co-Chair
Council for Inclusive Capitalism
Lynn Forester de Rothschild is Founder and Co-Chair of the Council for Inclusive Capitalism, a global not-for-profit organization which develops groundbreaking initiatives with global CEOs and distinguished leaders in government and civil society to catalyze actions that transform capitalism and make our economies and societies more inclusive, dynamic, sustainable and trusted.
Lynn is also the Chief Executive of E.L. Rothschild LLC, a family office with interests in private companies, public markets and real estate. Since 2000, Forester de Rothschild has been a member of the Board of Directors and Nominating & ESG Committee of The Estee Lauder Companies. She previously served on the boards of The Economist Group, Gulfstream, General Instruments, Bronfman-Rothschild and Weather Central.
As part of her charity work, she sits on the Board and Executive Committee of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Advisory Board of Focusing Capital on the Long Term (FCLTGlobal), the McCain Institute for International Leadership and the Eranda Rothschild Foundation (a de Rothschild family foundation), and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Chatham House.
Previously, she served as a member of the National Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee and the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board under President Clinton, and as a member of the United Nations Advisory Committee on Inclusive Financial Services (2006-2011).
Lynn has been a featured speaker at global forums and corporate and university events, including the United Nations, World Bank, G20 Investor Forum, OECD, Bloomberg New Economy Forum, Future Investment Initiative, Aspen Ideas Festival, University of Oxford, Tsinghua University, and Peking University. She has also published in Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Guardian. In 2007, Forester de Rothschild was awarded the Commendatore Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana. She graduated magna cum laude and beta kappa from Pomona College in Claremont, California and from Columbia University School of Law, with a Juris Doctor degree with honors as Harlen Fiske Stone Scholar.