Andrew M. Alper
Andrew M. Alper has served as a Director of Lazard Ltd and Lazard Group since October 2012. He is the Chair of the Compensation Committee and sits on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Alper serves as the Chairman of Alper Investments, Inc. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Alper served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EQA Partners, LP, a limited partnership engaged in a global macro strategy.
From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Alper served as President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Chairman of the New York City Industrial Development Agency, appointed to both positions by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Prior to that, Mr. Alper spent 21 years in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Banking Division from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Alper was co-head of the Financial Institutions Group of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 1994 to 1997.
Mr. Alper is a member of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago and served as its Chairman from 2009 until 2015.
Mr. Alper also serves as a trustee of the University of Chicago Medical Center and the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.