Doris Duke Foundation Welcomes Brooke Jones to Board of Trustees
New York, NY - Sept. 6, 2023 – The Doris Duke Foundation (DDF) today announced the election of Brooke Jones to its board of trustees. Jones, who is the first chief investment officer (CIO) at Bryn Mawr College, a selective liberal arts institution, is a seasoned strategist with extensive experience managing philanthropic investments.
“We are delighted to welcome Brooke Jones to Doris Duke Foundation,” said Sam Gill, president and CEO of Doris Duke Foundation. “She is a smart investor, a wise leader and a curious thinker. Her investment leadership and experience will aid our efforts to ensure Doris Duke’s legacy bears impact for decades to come. And her keen intelligence and evident passion will aid and advance the work of the whole foundation.”
Prior to joining Bryn Mawr, Jones spent time at Carnegie Corporation of New York, where she served as a managing director of investments for the philanthropic foundation’s in-house investment team and in several leadership roles. Before that, she led portfolio strategy for emerging markets at the Stanford Management Company.
Jones received her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a dual degree from the University of Pennsylvania, earning a Bachelor of Science in economics from Wharton and a Bachelor of Arts in international studies from the College of Arts & Sciences.
“I am overjoyed to serve the foundation and contribute to the mission-fueled impact they are driving in their diverse program areas,” said Jones. "Under management’s leadership, and with the board’s stewardship and support, DDF continues to have an outsized impact on equity and well-being. I am looking forward to helping grow and steer their commitments towards the continued improvement of people’s lives.”
Jones serves on the investment committees for MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCO), The New School and CBI, a family office. Jones also serves on the advisory board for the Baupost Group. She is a CIO mentor for Accel-CIO, a program that helps ready and support senior-level diverse asset management talent to pursue CIO positions in non-profit organizations.
About the Doris Duke Foundation
The Doris Duke Foundation (DDF) supports the well-being of people and the planet for a more creative, equitable and sustainable future. We operate five national programs — in the performing arts, the environment, medical research, child and family well-being and mutual understanding between communities — as well as Duke Farms and Shangri La, two centers that directly serve the public. Visit www.dorisduke.org to learn more.