Jeffrey W. Ubben is a Founder, Managing Partner, and the Portfolio Manager of Inclusive Capital Partners. Mr. Ubben is a retired Founder of ValueAct Capital, where he was Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Mr. Ubben was a Managing Partner at Blum Capital Partners for more than five years. Mr. Ubben is a director of Enviva Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation, and Fertiglobe plc. He is a former director of The AES Corporation, AppHarvest, Nikola Corporation, former chairman and director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., and a former director of several other public and private companies. In addition, Mr. Ubben serves on the boards of Duke University, the World Wildlife Fund, The Redford Center and the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, and formerly served as Chair of the National Board of the Posse Foundation for nine years. Mr. Ubben has a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Elected to the Board of Trustees in 2015, Mr. Ubben serves as vice chair of the External Engagement Committee. He also serves on the Executive Committee and Audit and Compliance Committee.