The Kovners

The Kovners

Bruce Kovner, Founder and Co-Chairman

Bruce Kovner is the founder and Co-Chairman of The Kovner Foundation, which manages his personal philanthropy. He is also Chairman of CAM Capital, which he established in January 2012 to manage his investment, trading and business activities. From 1983 through 2011, Mr. Kovner was the founder and Chairman of Caxton Associates, a global macro hedge fund.

Mr. Kovner serves as Chairman of the Board of the Juilliard School and Vice Chairman of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He also serves on the boards of the Metropolitan Opera, American Enterprise Institute and Synta Pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Kovner received his B.A. from Harvard College. He lives in Hobe Sound, Florida, with his wife, Suzie Kovner.

Suzie Kovner, Co-Chairman

Suzie Kovner is Co-Chairman of The Kovner Foundation, where she develops strategy, identifies partners and programs, and evaluates grantee results.

Mrs. Kovner holds leadership roles at a variety of organizations. As a Director of Success Academy Charter Schools, she advocates for world-class schooling for all children and changing public policy that prevents families from access to opportunity. Supporting the mission of providing college, technical and vocational school need-based scholarships for the children and spouses of US military personnel, as a Director of Thanks USA, she reinforces the importance of recognizing the needs of the families of our armed services.

With a lifelong passion for theater and the arts, Mrs. Kovner is a trustee of Carnegie Hall and leads the advocacy group for Ensemble Connect, a collaboration between Carnegie Hall and the Juilliard School that supports young professional musicians as they build careers as performers, programmers and teachers. She launched the U.S. office for the National Theatre of Great Britain and served as Director of Development before joining the Board of the American Associates of the National Theatre.

In addition, Mrs. Kovner is a member-at-large of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Administrative Board.

She received her B.A. from Colgate University. Mrs. Kovner lives in Hobe Sound, Florida, with her husband, Bruce Kovner.

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