Jon Lukomnik

Job Title Managing Partner, Executive Director,
Country USA
Current Employer Sinclair Capital & IRRC Institute

Forbes calls Jon Lukomnik one of the pioneers of modern corporate governance.  More than 200 of Jon’s articles have been published in academic and practitioner journals. His most recent book is What They Do With Your Money: How the Financial System Fails Us and How To Fix It. His most recent paper, “The Purpose of Asset Management” was launched recently in London to acclaim. 

Jon serves as executive director of the IRRC Institute, whose research has been widely praised for objectively examining fundamental corporate governance and capital market issues. He is also the managing partner of Sinclair Capital LLC, a strategic consultancy to asset owners and asset managers. He co-founded the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and GovernanceMetrics International (now part of MSCI), and served as interim chair of the Council of Institutional Investors’ executive committee. 

Jon served as investment advisor for New York City’s pension funds in the 1990s. He has been a director for various public companies, private companies, not-for-profit corporations and litigation trusts. He has consulted to major institutional investors with aggregate assets of more than half a trillion dollars. Jon currently serves as a trustee for the Van Eck mutual fund complex in the United States and related investment trusts in Ireland, as a member of the Standing Advisory Committee for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and on Deloitte’s Audit Quality Advisory Committee. He was a member of the official creditors committee which rehabilitated WorldCom following its fraud and bankruptcy.

Mr. Lukomnik has been honored by the International Corporate Governance Association, National Association of Corporate Directors, Ethisphere, the Directors and Chief Risk Officers, and Global Proxy Watch.