THOMAS C. BARRY is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Zephyr Management, L.P., an investment management company which he founded in 1994. Zephyr has sponsored twenty two specialized investment funds with approximately US $2 billion in committed capital. Zephyr’s private equity funds have invested in Mexico, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Africa (Kingdom Zephyr Africa Management Company) and India. Zephyr also has sponsored marketable securities funds that invested in the stock markets of developing countries.
Prior to founding Zephyr, Mr. Barry was President and CEO of Rockefeller & Co., the investment management arm of the Rockefeller family, from 1983 to 1993. Previously, Mr. Barry was employed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. from 1969 to 1982, where among other responsibilities he was President of T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund and Director of Research.
Mr. Barry received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1969 and an undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1966 where he majored in Latin American Studies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Barry is currently a Director for the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a Trustee of the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut and the University School in Ohio. Mr. Barry also serves on the Yale University President’s Council on International Affairs and the Dean’s Council for Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.