Jeffrey W. Ubben has been a Director of AES since January 2018 and serves on the Financial Audit, Innovation and Technology, and Compensation Committees of the Board.
Mr. Ubben is a Founder and Managing Partner of Inclusive Capital Partners. Mr. Ubben is a retired Founder of ValueAct Capital, and a Founder and Portfolio Manager of the ValueAct Spring Fund. 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 also a director of AppHarvest, Enviva Partners, LP, where he is a member of the Compensation and Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environmental Committees, and Nikola Corporation. He is the former chairman and director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., and a former director of Catalina Marketing Corp., Gartner Group, Inc., Mentor Corporation, Misys plc, Sara Lee Corp., Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Willis Towers Watson plc, and several other public and private companies. In addition, Mr. Ubben serves on the boards of Duke University, The Nature Conservancy’s NatureVest, the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and World Wildlife Fund, and formerly served as Chair of the National Board of the Posse Foundation for nine years.
Mr. Ubben holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.