Robert joined the Foundation as an advisor in 2013, becoming CFO in 2015. He had an extensive career at JP Morgan Chase, as Head Private Bank Investment. He spent another 15 years at Credit Suisse, culminating in his appointment as CIO for Credit Suisse Private Bank Americas. Robert’s market expertise found him a frequent on-air contributor at CNBC, as well as in national publications.
Drummond joined the Foundation’s Financial Advisory Committee in 2016.
He founded Tides Foundation in 1976, the first national sponsor of Donor Advised Funds. He continued developing progressive, social justice focused infrastructure including Tides Center, the Tides Advocacy Fund, Groundspring.org, Tides Inc., Tides Shared Spaces and Tides Network. He served as Chief Executive of all until November, 2010, and retired in March of 2011. He now consults with several principals and is an active investor in social impact companies. He has worked with Equilibrium Capital and Ultra Capital on sustainable real asset private equity strategies. Drummond currently serves on the Boards of Working Assets (Credo Mobile), Environmental Working Group, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Jessie joined the Foundation’s Financial Advisory Committee in 2018. She is currently the Head of Advisory Sales Management, Americas at HSBC Private Bank. She’s held senior positions at BNP Paribas, Barclays Wealth – Asia, as well as at Credit Suisse.