Vice President for Business and Finance (Retired), California Institute of Technology
As the Institute’s primary finance officer since 2005, Mr. Currie oversees a diverse group of services, including sponsored research activities maintaining, renovating, and building facilities; managing Institute finances; and creating a safe and secure campus. Mr. Currie also acts as the primary administrative contact with Caltech’s faculty club, the Athenaeum.
Prior to coming to Caltech, Mr. Currie was Vice President for Finance and Administration at Rice University (1989-2004). He earned his undergraduate (AB ’69) and graduate (MBA ’73) degrees from Harvard. Mr. Currie’s board service includes: Associated Universities Inc. (2010 – present) NACUBO (2004-2010), Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) (2003-2006), Tuition Plan Consortium (1998-2008 and 2010 – present), The YMCA of the Rockies (1994-2003 and 2009 – present), China International Trade Associates (1988-present), TIAA-CREF Advisory Council (1996-1999), the Joslin Diabetes Center (1986-1995), and the Visiting Committee for Harvard College (1995-1998). TMT International Observatory (TIO) and Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) (2014 – Present).