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  • Founder & CEO
  • Ripplewood Advisors


Timothy Collins is the CEO and senior managing director of Ripplewood Advisors. Ripplewood has successfully invested in and built companies globally, including in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. It has consistently delivered superior returns from investments totalling more than $40 billion in enterprise value. Before founding Ripplewood, Mr. Collins worked for Cummins Engine Company, Lazard Frères & Company and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Collins sits on the Board of Directors of Banque Saudi Fransi and EFG Hermes. He is the Chairman of AS Citadele banka and is involved in several not-for-profit and public sector activities, including the Council on Foreign Relations, NEOM, McKinsey and Yale Divinity School Advisory Boards. He was formerly the Chairman of the Advisory Board for Yale School of Management and is currently the co-chair of the Advisory Council of the NYU Global Institute for Advanced Study and a member of the Investment Advisory Committee to the New York State Common Retirement Fund. Mr. Collins has a BA in Philosophy from DePauw University and an MBA in Public and Private Management from Yale University’s School of Management.