Advisory Council

Suzanne Nora Johnson

Co-Chair, The Brookings Institution

Suzanne Nora Johnson is former Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.  She also served as Chairman of the Global Markets Institute and was a member of the firm’s management committee.  Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Suzanne was an attorney with Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett and worked as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals.  Suzanne currently serves on the corporate boards of American International Group, Inc. (Chair of Risk and Capital Committee), Intuit Inc. (Lead Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee), Pfizer Inc. (Chair of the Audit Committee), and Visa Inc. (Chair of the Compensation Committee).  She also serves on the boards of several nonprofit institutions, the Broad Foundation (Vice Chair), the Broad Museum, the Brookings Institution (Co-Chair), the Carnegie Institution for Science, the Markle Foundation, and the University of Southern California.  She chairs a number of endowment investment committees.  She is a member of the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Foreign Policy Association. Suzanne has also been a chair and member of various Global Agenda Councils for the World Economic Forum. She was a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Suzanne received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. from USC.