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Ellen V. Futter

Ellen V. Futter, director, has served as the President of the American Museum of Natural History since November 1993. Previously, Ms. Futter served as the President of Barnard College and prior to that, was a corporate attorney at the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. She also previously served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Futter is a trustee of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. and also a director of Consolidated Edison, Inc., and serves as the co-chair of the board’s Safety Environment, Operations and Sustainability Committee and a member of the board’s Executive Committee. Ms. Futter is also a Trustee of the Brookings Institution, a Manager at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a Director of NYC & Company. Ms. Futter graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, from Barnard College and earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School.