Anne Sheehan

Director, L Brands and Cohn Robbins Holdings; Former Chair, SEC Investor Advisory Committee

Anne Sheehan is the former Director of Corporate Governance for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the largest educator-only public pension fund in the world, where she was responsible for overseeing all corporate governance activities for the fund including proxy voting, company engagements and managing over $4 billion placed with activists and ESG managers.  Ms. Sheehan is past Chair of the SEC’s Investor Advisory  Committee. She currently serves on the Board of L Brands, is a  Board Member of Cohn Robbins Holding Corp., and serves as a senior adviser to PJT Camberview.  Prior to CalSTRS, she served as Chief Deputy Director for Policy at the California Department of Finance. During her tenure at Finance, Ms. Sheehan served on both the CalSTRS and CalPERS Boards as well as serving as the Executive Director of the Governor’s Post-Employment Benefits Commission.  Ms. Sheehan served as the Chair of the Council of Institutional Investors for two years. She was a founding Member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, as well as having served two terms on the NASDAQ Listing Council. Ms Sheehan is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University. Ms. Sheehan was named one of the 100 most influential people on corporate governance by Directorship magazine for the from 2009 til 2018.

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