2005 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal Recipient
Founder and since 1987 President and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Investment Group, a group of affiliated investment management firms, Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg is also Managing Director of Emerging Markets Investment Corporation and Emerging Markets Management, LLC. From 1976 to 1987, she was chief investment officer of the Pension Investment Division at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, she served as an independent consultant in the fields of economics and finance, as a lecturer at the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Venezuela, and as Treasurer of the C.A. Luz Electrica de Venezuela in Caracas. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg is Founding Chair of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas and chairs the Executive Committee of the Washington Opera, of which she is a trustee. She is also a director and Executive Committee member of the National Symphony Orchestra and an Advisory Board member of the Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg is a director of the McGraw Hill Companies, General Mills, Inc., the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Credit Union, and the Harvard Management Company, Inc. A Fulbright fellow from Venezuela to Harvard University in 1971 in public administration (MPA 1972), she pursued doctoral studies in finance from 1972 to 1976 at the Harvard Business School.