Allan S. Bufferd joined our Board in November 2007. Mr. Bufferd has been Treasurer Emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) since his retirement in May 2006 as MIT’s Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer. From July 2004 until his retirement from MIT, Mr. Bufferd served as the first president of the MIT Investment Management Company, which provides stewardship of MIT’s financial resources. Mr. Bufferd was a member of the Board of Directors of the City of London Investment Management Group from May 2008 until June 2017, serving as a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee (also as Chair), and the Nominating and Governance Committee (also as Chair). From August 2006 until December 2009, he served as a director of RAM Holdings Ltd., where he was a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Bufferd also serves on the advisory boards of various private investment funds and as a director or trustee of various non-profit organizations. Mr. Bufferd holds S.B., S.M. and Sc.D. degrees in Materials Engineering from MIT and a J.D. from Suffolk University.