Richard C. Blum is the Chairman and President of Richard C. Blum & Associates, Inc, and general partner of Blum Capital Partners, LP.
Richard C. Blum is the Chairman and President of Richard C. Blum & Associates, Inc., the general partner of Blum Capital Partners, L.P., a long-term strategic equity investment management firm that acts as general partner for various investment partnerships and provides investment advisory services, which he founded in 1975.
Richard serves as a director on a number of boards, including Playtex Products, Glenborough Realty Trust and is Chairman of CB Richard Ellis. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the World Conference on Religion and Peace and is Founder and Chairman of the American Himalayan Foundation and is a board member of the World Wildlife Fund and the Wilderness Society.
He is also a trustee and a member of the executive committee of The Carter Center, founded by former President Jimmy Carter.
Richard earned his B.A. and M.B.A degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He was the recipient of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Alumnus of the Year Award in 1994 and is a member of the Advisory Board of the School. Richard is Chair of the University of California Board of Regents.