CREF Trustee since 2003
Bridget A. Macaskill, 63, has been the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) since 2010, President since 2009, and COO from 2009 to 2010 of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC. She was formerly a Principal of BAM Consulting LLC, an independent financial services consulting firm, from 2003 to 2009. Ms. Macaskill also served as an Independent Consultant for Merrill Lynch under the terms of the Global Research Settlement from 2003 to 2009. Ms. Macaskill serves on the Board of Directors of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings, and First Eagle Investment Management, LLC. She is a former director of: Prudential plc; J. Sainsbury plc; International Advisory Board, British-American Business Counsel; Scottish and Newcastle plc (brewer); Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement; William T. Grant Foundation; and Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae). She received a B.S. with honors from the University of Edinburgh. Ms. Macaskill has served as a CREF Trustee since 2003.