amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Diana L. Taylor

DIANA L. TAYLOR.jpgJoined the amfAR board in March 2007. Served as secretary from February 2008 to February 2011. Has more than 20 years of experience serving in the public and private sectors. Currently chairs the boards of ACCION International and the Hudson River Park Trust.

Ms. Taylor also serves on the boards of Citigroup, Brookfield Properties, and Sotheby’s. Other board memberships include the New York Women’s Foundation, the YMCA of Greater New York, Dartmouth College, Columbia University Mailman School School of Public Health, the International Women’s Health Coalition, and the Economic Club of New York. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

In April 2007, Ms. Taylor joined the strategic consulting and investment firm, Wolfensohn Fund Management, L.P., as a managing director. Previously, she was superintendent of banks for the state of New York and chairwoman of the New York State Banking Board. Before her government service, Ms. Taylor worked in the private sector as vice president for KeySpan Energy and as an investment banker with Smith Barney; Lehman Brothers; and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Ms. Taylor is a graduate of Dartmouth College (B.A., economics), Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (M.P.H.), and the Columbia Business School (M.B.A., finance).

Managing Director, Wolfensohn Fund Management, L.P. She lives in New York City.