Bob Dinerstein, Esq.
Bob Dinerstein - a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School, is currently Chairman of Veracity Worldwide, a strategic risk advisory firm that counsels’ companies doing business in emerging markets. He was previously
- Global co-chair of the financial institutions at Greenberg Traurig, a full-service international law firm.
- Senior executive with UBS Investment Bank, having served as its Vice Chairman-Americas and Global General Counsel and a member of its management committee and board.
- Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Shearson Lehman Brothers
- Vice President and General Counsel of Citicorp’s Investment Bank.
- He was also formerly an associate at the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton.
Bob had direct oversight of many major strategic transactions, litigation, and investigations. His public company board experience has included serving as chairman of the nominating committee and member of the audit and compensations committees, as well as a special investigations committee for a NASDAQ listed biopharmaceutical company. He is currently a member of the board and chairman of the enterprise risk oversight committee and member of the audit committee of Amalgamated Bank, a New York-based commercial bank, also listed on NASDAQ. He has spoken and lectured on issues relating to corporate governance, risk assessment and management, both in the U.S and abroad. Active in philanthropic activities, Bob is a member of the board of Sheltering Arms, a 150-year-old diversified social service organization helping at-risk children and their families. He is also the former Chairman of Everybody Wins, a literacy and mentoring organization in New York, Vice Chairman of Phipps Houses, a leading developer of affordable housing and a member of the board of the Red Cross of Greater New York.
- Banking and Securities Regulation
- International capital
- Markets issues
- Corporate governance
- Risk management
JUDICIAL/ LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Chairman, Veracity Worldwide
Global Co-Chair, Financial Institutions Practice at Greenberg Traurig
Senior Executive, Vice Chairman-Americas, & Global General Counsel, UBS Investment Bank
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Shearson Lehman Brothers
Vice President & General Counsel, Citicorp Investment Bank
Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
University of Michigan Law School
Audit Committee, Amalgamated Bank
Council, Foreign Relations
Trustee, Washington Institute for Middle East Policy
Advisory Committee, U.S. Export-Import Bank
Advisory Board, School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University
Dean’s Leadership Council, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Chairman, Crossbow Ventures
Executive Committee, Institute of International Bankers
Member, Board of Sheltering Arms
Chairman, Everybody Wins
Vice-Chairman, Phipps Houses
Member, Board of the Red Cross of Greater New York