CHRIS COLE

CHRIS COLE

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Ardea Partners LLC April 2016 – Present

Chairman and Co-Founder

Goldman, Sachs & Co. 1985 – 2015

Chairman, Investment Banking Division 2006 – 2015

Global mandate to focus Firmwide resources on clients and transactions of particular significance to the Goldman Sachs franchise. Primary coverage of more than 50 clients in US, Europe and Asia, including corporates, financial sponsors and sovereign wealth funds.

Global Head of Sovereign Wealth Fund Coverage 2010 – 2015

Member, Firmwide Management Committee and Finance Committee 2002 – 2015

Global Co-Head, Investment Banking Division 2002 – 2006

Global Head, Financial Institutions Group 1998 – 2002

Elected Partner 1994

Other Affiliations

Board of Trustees, Institute for Advanced Study 2017 – Present

Board of Trustees, Environmental Defense Fund 2015 – Present

Board of Trustees, Princeton University 2008 – 2012

Board Member, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) – China 2006 – 2009

Education

Harvard University, MBA, with Distinction 1985

Princeton University, AB, History, cum laude 1981