Peter L. Thorén
Board of Governors
Executive Vice President, Access Industries
Mr. Peter L. Thoren is Executive Vice President of Access Industries, a privately-held industrial group based in the US with global strategic interests in natural resources and chemicals, media and telecommunications, real estate, venture capital/technology, entertainment, biotechnology, and select external funds.
Before joining Access in 2001, Mr. Thoren was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Walker Digital Corporation. Previously, he served in senior management positions with Salomon Inc and Citigroup and was an attorney with Rogers & Wells law firm in New York. In addition to corporate boards, Mr. Thoren serves on the Board of Trustees of the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Vice Chairman), The Board of Governors of the New York Academy of Sciences, The Board of Visitors of Columbia University’s School of Engineering, The Investment Advisory Board of the Blavatnik Fund at Yale University, ThanksUSA, and The Darien Historical Society.
Mr. Thoren graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Phi Beta Kappa) and has degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the N.Y. State Bar and of the Council on Foreign Relations.