Trustees bear ultimate responsibility for directing the conduct of KGI’s activities and affairs and for overseeing its operations, including:

  • Approval of the Institute’s strategic plan, mission, and goals
  • Approval of the Institute’s annual operating plans, budget, and financial performance
  • Oversight of the Institute’s annual audit
  • Advisement on significant Institutional and academic issues, actions, transactions, and legal matters
  • Nominations of trustees and assurance of effective governance
  • Selection of the president and plans for succession
  • Oversight of evaluations and compensation for the president and senior staff

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Board Members

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP
Bonnie Anderson
Cofounder, Veracyte, Inc.
Co-founder and Chairman, BioCentury
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General Counsel at 54gene
Executive Chairman, Equillium, Inc.
Steven Galson
Former Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Amgen
Board Chair; Former Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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President of Strategy and Business Ventures, City of Hope
Rodney Markin
Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Development and Director UNeTech Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Mazumdar Shaw
Founder and Chairperson, Biocon Limited
Cecilia Montalvo KGI
Cambria Community Healthcare District Board of Directors Member
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Professor of Anthropology and former Associate Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Inclusion, University of California, Riverside
Carol Nacy 240x315
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sequella, Inc.
Santos J
Professor of Experimental Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico, former Secretary of the General Health Council for the Mexican Government
Michellel Schroeder
VP, Research & Development Strategy and Operations, Amgen
President and Professor, KGI
Rahul Singhvi
Chief Executive Officer, National Resilience, Inc.
Neil Tolaney
Partner, TCV Investments
Villa Komaroff
Consultant of Intersections: Science, Business, Diversity
Timothy White
Former Chancellor, California State University
Former CEO and President, Corgenix and ORGENTEC

Trustees In Memoriam

Riggs A
Former Director Emeritus & Chair, Diabetes Research Department, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope

Trustees Emeriti

Professor Emeritus, California Institute of Technology
Curry R
Board Chair Emeritus, KGI; Former President, PerceptiMed, Inc.
KGI Amgen Bioprocessing Center Advisory Board Member; Principal, Fenton & Associates, LLC
Human Resources Consultant; Former Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Genentech Inc.
Alice Huang
Senior Faculty Associate in Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology
President, Brighton Distributing Company
Former Vice President and General Counsel, Guidant Corporation
Retired, Founding Partner, RCM Capital Management
Former President, Pioneer DuPont
Chairman, Board of Directors, Illumina Inc.
Chairman Emeritus, Beckman Coulter Inc.
Jack Stark
President Emeritus, Claremont McKenna College
Murli Tolaney
Chairman Emeritus, MWH Global, Inc.
Rich Wolf
Partner, Portfolio Manager, and Investment Analyst, Capital World Investors