Former Secretary, Treasury of U.S. 美国前财政部长
Henry M. Paulson, Jr., is a businessman, China expert, conservationist and author. He is the founder and chairman of the Paulson Institute, and co- chairman of the Latin American Conservation Council of The Nature Conservancy. Paulson served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury under President George W. Bush, from July 2006 to January 2009. Prior to that, he had a thirty-two year career at Goldman Sachs, serving as chairman and chief executive officer beginning in 1999. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the White House Domestic Council as well as a staff assistant at the Pentagon. Today, he serves as chairman of the Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago, which aims to advance sustainable economic growth, a cleaner environment and cross-border investments in the United States and China. A “think and do” tank founded in 2011, the Institute’s work is comprised of programs, advocacy and research with partners around the globe. A lifelong conservationist, Paulson was Chairman of The Nature Conservancy Board of Directors and, prior to that, founded and co-chaired the organization’s Asia-Pacific Council. In 2011, he founded and continues to co-chair the Latin American Conservation Council, comprised of global business and political leaders. He also co-chaired the Risky Business Project from 2013-2017, a non-partisan initiative that quantified and publicized the economic risks of climate change in the United States. In his best-selling book, On the Brink, Paulson describes his experiences as Treasury Secretary fending off the near-collapse of the U.S. economy during the Great Recession. His most recent best-seller, Dealing with China, details his career working with scores of China’s top political and business leaders and witnessing the evolution of China’s state-controlled capitalism. Paulson graduated from Dartmouth College in 1968 and received an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1970. He and his wife, Wendy, have two children and four grandchildren.
亨利·保尔森于 2011 年创办保尔森基金会并担任主席。保尔森基金会总部设在芝加哥，是一家无党派、非营利、“知行合一”的智库，致 力于加强中美两国关系，推动可持续经济增长和环境保护。此前，保尔森曾在小布什总统政府担任美国第 74 任财政部长，任期从 2006 年 7 月至 2009 年 1 月。在 担任财长之前，他在高盛供职长达 32 年，并于 1999 年担任董事长兼首席执行官。在职业生涯早期，保尔森曾是白宫国内政策委员会委员及国防部幕僚长助理。作为终身的环保主义者，保尔森曾担任大自然保护协会董事会主席。此前，他成立了该组织的亚太理事会并担任联席主席。2011 年，他成立了由全球商界及政界领袖组成的拉丁美洲生态保护理事会并一直担任联席主席。此外，保尔森还于 2013-2017 年担任美国一个探讨气候变化经济 风险重要项目的联席主席。保尔森的两本著作都登上了畅销书榜单。《峭壁边缘》描述了 他在金融危机期间执掌财政部，力挽狂澜于既倒的经历。保尔森在中国工作多年，与中国政商两界高层来往密切，在担任高盛 CEO 期间曾参与多起中国大型国企上市交易，这些经历都在他的著作《与中国打交道》中有详细描述。保尔森 1968 年毕业于达特茅斯学院， 1970 年获哈佛大学工商管理硕士学位。他和妻子温迪育有两个子女和四个孙子女。