David Bonderman

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Member at large

David Bonderman has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 1993. He is currently a member at large of the council.

David is a founder of Texas Pacific Group (TPG). The firm invests primarily in restructurings, recapitalizations and buyouts in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

David serves on the boards of the following public companies: CoStar Group, Inc., Burger King Holdings, Inc., and Ryanair Holdings, PLC, of which he is chairman. He also serves on the boards of The Wilderness Society, the Grand Canyon Trust, the World Wildlife Fund, The University of Washington Foundation and the American Himalayan Foundation.

David graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in Massachusetts in 1966. He was a member of the Harvard Law Review and a Sheldon Fellow. He is a 1963 graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle.