Board of Directors

Philip Lader

Member of the Board of Directors (Independent non-executive Director), RUSAL


Philip Lader joined RUSAL’s Board as an independent Non-executive Director in 2007.

Since 2001, he has held the position of Non-executive Chairman of WPP plc, the worldwide advertising and communications services company, and Senior Adviser to Morgan Stanley. He also serves on the boards of Marathon Oil Corporation and AES Corporation, RAND Corporation, the Smithsonian Museum of American History and The Atlantic Council. Formerly, in addition to several senior executive positions at U.S. companies, he was U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and has served in senior positions in the U.S. government, including White House Deputy Chief of Staff.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Duke University (1960) and a Master’s degree in History from the University of Michigan (1967). He completed his graduate studies in law at Oxford University in 1968 and obtained a J.D. in law from the Harvard Law School in 1972.