Mark Winkelman

Director Since: December 2014

Goldman Sachs Committees: Compensation (Chair), Governance, Risk
Other Current U.S.-listed Public Company Directorships: None
Other U.S.-listed Public Company Directorships within past 5 years: None

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Knowledge about our firm and a deep understanding of the risks we face: Utilizes his previous tenure at Goldman Sachs, as well as his current service on the board of our subsidiary, Goldman Sachs International (GSI), including as the former chair of the GSI risk committee
  • Audit and financial expertise, corporate governance and leadership: Leverages prior service on the board of directors and the audit and finance committees of Anheuser-Busch InBev and service on the boards of directors and audit, finance and other committees of not-for-profit entities
  • Financial services industry: Experience gained through his role as operating partner at J.C. Flowers and through other industry experience

Career Highlights

  • Private investor (Present)
  • Operating Partner, J.C. Flowers & Co., a private investment firm focusing on the financial services industry (2006 – 2008)
  • Goldman Sachs
    • Retired Limited Partner (1994 – 1999)
    • Management Committee Member and Co-Head of Fixed Income Division (1987 – 1994)
    • Various positions at the firm, including Head of J. Aron Division (1978 – 1987)
  • Senior Investment Officer, The World Bank (1974 – 1978)

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement

  • Director, Goldman Sachs International
  • Trustee Emeritus, Penn Medicine
  • Trustee Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania


  • Graduate of Erasmus University in the Netherlands and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania