The officers and directors of The J. Paul Getty Trust are appointed by the board of trustees to assist them in overseeing and conducting the activities of The Trust.

The Trust Officers are:

James Cuno, President and CEO

Steve Algert, Managing Director and Assistant Treasurer

Stephen W. Clark, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Ron Hartwig, Vice President, Communications

William Humphries, Controller

Benjamin Liou, Managing Director, Equities & Bonds and Assistant Treasurer

Eileen Savage, Interim Vice President, Institutional Advancement

James M. Williams, Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, and Treasurer

Patricia Woodworth, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

The Program Directors are responsible for the operations of the four programs of The J. Paul Getty Trust: The J. Paul Getty Museum, The Getty Research Institute, The Getty Conservation Institute, and The Getty Foundation. The directors are:

Thomas Gaehtgens, Director, The Getty Research Institute

Deborah Marrow, Director, The Getty Foundation

Timothy Potts, Director, The J. Paul Getty Museum

Timothy P. Whalen, Director, The Getty Conservation Institute

 


Trust Officers
JAMES CUNO
President and CEO
The J. Paul Getty Trust


James Cuno joined the Trust as president and CEO in August 2011. A national and international museum leader and scholar, Cuno was president and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago before joining the Getty. Prior to directing the Art Institute of Chicago, he was the director and professor of the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, from 2003-2004; the Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the Harvard University Art Museums and professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard from 1991 to 2003; director of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, from 1989-1991; director of the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA, from 1986-1989; and assistant professor of art, Vassar College, from 1983-1986. Cuno received his A.M. and Ph.D. in the History of Art from Harvard in 1980 and 1985, respectively; an M.A. in the History of Art from the University of Oregon in 1978; and a B.A. in History from Willamette University in 1973.

STEVE ALGERT
Managing Director and Assistant Treasurer
The J. Paul Getty Trust


Steve Algert joined the Trust in October 2006 and is the assistant treasurer and a managing director in the investment administration department. He is responsible for the distressed debt, credit-related and hedge fund investments of the Trust. Prior to joining the Getty, Algert was employed by the Treasurer's Office of The Regents of the University of California, managing investments for the pension plan and endowment. Prior to that, he was employed in the fund of hedge funds group at Citigroup Alternative Investments and prior to Citigroup, he was employed in fixed income research and risk management at BARRA. Algert holds a Masters Degree in public and private management from the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a CFA and CAIA charter holder.

STEPHEN W. CLARK
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
The J. Paul Getty Trust


Stephen W. Clark joined the Trust as vice president and general counsel in April 2008. Clark came to the Getty from The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), where he was deputy general counsel. In his nearly 14 years of service to MoMA, he served as associate general counsel, acting general counsel and secretary, and assistant general counsel. Clark was president of the Museum Association of New York, participated on several committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and has served on the faculty of the American Law Institute/American Bar Association. Clark graduated from Hamilton College and Fordham University School of Law.

RON HARTWIG
Vice President, Communications
The J. Paul Getty Trust


Ron Hartwig joined the Trust as vice president of communications in 2005. Hartwig came to the Getty from Hill & Knowlton, Inc., where he was executive vice president and chairman of its California operations. He was previously general manager of its Los Angeles office. In the 1980s, Hartwig launched Hill & Knowlton's Japanese business division, later serving as president and chief operating officer of U.S. operations. Before joining Hill & Knowlton, Hartwig worked for 12 years at General Motors Corporation, serving as western corporate public relations manager from 1978 to 1980. He also served in the Carter Administration as director of public affairs and counselor to the secretary of the United States Department of Commerce.

WILLIAM HUMPHRIES
Controller
The J. Paul Getty Trust


William Humphries was appointed acting controller in February 2009. He became controller in April 2009. He is a CPA with 19 years of experience who worked most recently for Ticketmaster as their domestic controller. Prior to that he worked as the controller for the Consumer Products Group at NBC Universal and the controller for the Digital Studio Division at Sony Pictures Entertainment. He started his career at Grant Thornton and Deloitte & Touche. He graduated from California State University at Northridge with a B.S. in Business Administration and a major in accounting.

BENJAMIN H. LIOU
Managing Director, Equities & Bonds and Assistant Treasurer
The J. Paul Getty Trust


Ben Liou joined the Trust in October 2001 and is the managing director for the public equities, private equities, and bond portfolios. He was appointed as assistant treasurer in June 2010. Prior to joining the Getty, Liou was an investment banking executive at Nomura Securities in their Tokyo and New York offices. While at Nomura, he was responsible for implementing British privatizations and equities transactions in the telecommunications and pharmaceuticals sectors. He was also a country relationship manager for China, Indonesia, and Vietnam, providing financial advisory services to various government agencies. Additionally, he has been vice-president of IT Mergers & Acquisitions in Chicago and a principal at GCM Capital Markets in Irvine. Liou has a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He also has a J.D. from the University of Southern California, where he was a member of Law Review, and an M.B.A. from the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate School, where he was a Mayr Scholar.

EILEEN SAVAGE
Interim Vice President, Institutional Advancement
The J. Paul Getty Trust


Eileen F. Savage joined the Trust in January 2014, and was named interim vice president of institutional advancement in April. Savage came to the Getty from the Indiana University Foundation where she was an associate vice president of development. In her 17 years of service to Indiana University, she served numerous fundraising leadership roles, including manager of major and principal gifts, and consultant to arts and cultural entities on the Bloomington campus. Savage is on the faculty of IU's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, teaching Capital Campaigns, Developing Major Gifts, and Principles and Techniques of Fund Raising. She earned her MA at Indiana University and BA at the University of Cincinnati.

JAMES M. WILLIAMS
Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, and Treasurer
The J. Paul Getty Trust


James Williams has been the vice president and chief investment officer of the Trust since December 2002 and was appointed treasurer in May 2006. Before joining the Getty, Williams spent three years as the president of Harbor Capital Advisors and president of the Harbor Fund's family of mutual funds. Prior to that, he was manager of the pension asset management department of Ford Motor Company. Williams has a B.S. in engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Chicago.

PATRICIA WOODWORTH
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
The J. Paul Getty Trust


Patricia Woodworth joined the Getty in December 2007 as vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) and chief operating officer. An experienced and accomplished financial executive, Woodworth was the executive vice president for finance and administration and CFO for the Art Institute of Chicago before joining the Getty. She has also served as vice president and CFO for the University of Chicago and, over the course of her career, has overseen the state budgets for New York, Michigan, and Florida. Woodworth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland.

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Program Directors
THOMAS GAEHTGENS
Director
The Getty Research Institute


Thomas Gaehtgens joined the Getty as director of the Getty Research Institute in November 2007. Prior to that, he was the director of the German Center for the History of Art in Paris, an organization he founded in 1997. He also was chair of the department of art history at the Free University of Berlin where he served as a professor. Dr. Gaehtgens holds degrees in art history from the Universities of Bonn, Freiburg, Vienna and Paris, received his doctorate from the University of Bonn in 1966, and achieved his habilitation in 1972, the highest academic qualification in Germany, from the University of Göttingen. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton from 1979 to 1980 and at the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities from 1985 to 1986. In 2004, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.

DEBORAH MARROW
Director
The Getty Foundation


Deborah Marrow is director of the Getty Foundation. Dr. Marrow has also held other key positions within the J. Paul Getty Trust including interim president and CEO, dean for external relations, and interim director of the Getty Research Institute. Throughout her career, she has been active in professional organizations in the fields of art history, museums, preservation, and philanthropy and has served on several nonprofit boards. She is currently a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the board of Town Hall Los Angeles. Dr. Marrow began her career at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and later taught art history at universities in the Philadelphia area and in Southern California prior to joining the Getty. She holds a B.A. cum laude and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University.

TIMOTHY POTTS
Director
The J. Paul Getty Museum


Timothy Potts joined the Getty as director of the J. Paul Getty Museum in September 2012. His previous position was Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, from 2008 to 2012, where he was also Professorial Fellow and Director of Studies in the History of Art at Clare College. Previous to that, he was director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas from 1998 to 2007, director of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne from 1994 to 1998, and a Research Lecturer and Research Fellow in ancient art and archaeology at Christ Church, Oxford from 1984 to 1990. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Born in Sydney, Australia, he holds a B.A. with double First Class Honors and University Medals in archaeology/ancient art and philosophy from the University of Sydney, and a D.Phil. (PhD) in ancient Near Eastern art and archaeology from the University of Oxford. Dr. Potts is the author of numerous publications on ancient art, culture, and history; museum studies; and art history.

TIMOTHY P. WHALEN
Director
The Getty Conservation Institute


Timothy Whalen is director of The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). His professional association with the Getty dates to 1983, when he was appointed assistant director of the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, and then associate director of the Getty Building Program. In 1991 he assumed the position of senior program officer in The Getty Foundation, and in December 1998 he was named the GCI's director. Whalen is an advisor to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a member of the board of studies for the Courtauld Institute of Art's M.A. program in the conservation of wall paintings, and a member of the United States National Commission to UNESCO. A California native, he holds a B.A. in art history as well as an M.A. in museum studies and art history from the University of Southern California.

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