Douglas (Doug) Haynes, President of The Council, is an advisor to top executives of private and public enterprises.
Most recently, Doug served as President of the Point72 Asset Management, one of the premier equity hedge funds in the United States. Prior to joining Point72, Doug was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where he led the Northeast Region of the US and the global Operations practice. Doug was one of the leaders for McKinsey’s High-Tech industry practice and co-founded the Firm’s practice in technology-based services. Before attending graduate business school, Doug worked as an engineer for GE’s Plastics Business Group and a software developer for the US Central Intelligence Agency.
Doug is active in poverty-fighting, veterans’ support, and education. He is a founding board member of the Cohen Veteran’s Network, Cohen Veteran’s Bioscience, and The Center for Global Enterprise. He is a board member of the Robin Hood Foundation in New York and Camp Southern Ground in Georgia. He serves as an advisor to the founders of multiple startup companies, including ChainIQ, Vega Factor, FRISQ, and Obsidian Asset Management. He has served as a board member and/or advisor to Singtel Corporation, the Darden Graduate School of Business, Villanova University, the Canterbury School, and Randolph Macon Academy.
Doug graduated summa cum laude in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and was a Shermet Scholar at the Darden Graduate School of Business.
He and his wife, Laurice, live in Scarborough, New York.