Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson has joined the firm as chief corporate advisor, providing more than 40 years of business and government management experience to the Duff & Phelps team. He is also currently a member of U.S. President Barack Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
In his role as corporate advisor, Mr. Donaldson will assist the senior management team with initiatives aimed at developing strategies for the firm and providing insights into key market trends and developments.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Mr. Donaldson served as the 27th chairman of the SEC. Before his tenure with the SEC, he was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Aetna, Inc. He was also previously chairman and chief executive of the New York Stock Exchange.