Dr. Roger W. Ferguson is an Independent Director at Alphabet, Inc., at General Mills, Inc., at International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., a Chairman at The Conference Board, Inc., a Member-Humanities & Social Sciences Commission at American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a President & Chief Executive Officer at College Retirement Equities Fund, at Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America, a President, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee at Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America, a Member at American Philosophical Society, a Member at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., at Prium Cos. LLC and at The Group of Thirty.
He is on the Board of Directors at Alphabet, Inc., General Mills, Inc., International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America, Institute for Advanced Study, Inc., American Council of Life Insurers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York), Rally Health, Inc., Smithsonian Institution, and Committee for Economic Development and Math for America.
Prior to joining TIAA in April 2008, Mr. Ferguson was head of financial services for Swiss Re, Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, and a member of the company's executive committee. From 1984 to 1997, he was an Associate and Partner at McKinsey & Company.
He began his career as an attorney at the New York City office of Davis Polk & Wardwell.
Mr. Ferguson holds a B.A., J.D., and a Ph.D. in economics, all from Harvard University.