Robin Chemers Neustein joined The Rockefeller University Board of Trustees in March 2000, after having served for two years on The Rockefeller University Council. She is a co-chair of Bridges to Better Medicine as well as a past co-chair of the Women & Science Committee.
Ms. Neustein is a Senior Director of Goldman Sachs. She joined the firm in 1982, became a general partner in 1990, and a Senior Director in 2002. She was a member of the firm’s Management, Operating and Partnership Committees, the three key governance bodies. She worked as an investment banker, co-headed the Asset Management Division Private Equity Group, served as the firm’s chief of staff throughout its last decade as a private partnership, and became an Executive Officer when the firm went public. As a Senior Director, Ms. Neustein provides ongoing support to Goldman Sachs as a whole.
Ms. Neustein is the managing member of her family office, Rosh Holdings LLC, and a founding partner of Circle Financial Group, a peer-to-peer wealth management organization founded by and for women. Ms. Neustein has been an avid founder and/or founding investor and board member of several technology ventures.
In the non-profit sector, Ms. Neustein is founder and trustee of Lightfighter Trust which supports basic and clinical research on combat traumas. In addition, she is a Trustee of Mount Sinai Medical School where she chairs the Graduate School Committee; member of the Investment Committee of the Weizmann Institute Global Endowment; Honorary Trustee and President Emerita of American Ballet Theatre; Trustee Emerita of Mount Holyoke College, and an ongoing member of its Investment Committee; and Trustee Emerita of Brown University.
Ms. Neustein attended Mount Holyoke College, received an A.B. from Brown University, and earned a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University. She and her spouse, Shimon, have a daughter, who is an “alumna” of Rockefeller’s Child and Family Center. Ms. Neustein divides her time between New York City and Jerusalem.