Peter A. Flaherty

Managing Director, Arcon Partners; Director, Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Mr. Flaherty has served as Managing Director for Arcon Partners, a private investment firm, since 2005 and is currently a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, which he joined in 1975. At McKinsey, he rose through the ranks to become a Principal in 1981, and was elected a Senior Partner in 1986. In June 2001, he moved to part-time status with that company to focus increasingly on not-for-profit interests focusing on education, the environment, international affairs, and issues relating to New York City, where he is a resident.

In addition to the NYC Leadership Academy, Mr. Flaherty is a member of the Boards of Rockefeller University, The Foreign Policy Association, The Kenyon Review, TechnoServe and the Board of Visitors of the Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. He serves as Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Mr. Flaherty, a graduate of Stanford University, the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Harvard Business School, is also a member of the Council of Foreign Relations.