Jon Lukomnik is the managing partner of Sinclair Capital L.L.C., a strategic consultancy to the investment management industry, corporations, and institutional investors and Program Director of the Investor Responsibility Research Center. Lukomnik serves as a director of Sears Canada and the Van Eck family of mutual funds. As deputy comptroller for the City of New York from 1994 to 1998, he was investment advisor for defined-benefit plans with some $80 billion in assets. He then served as managing director, head of strategic planning and business development for CDC Investment Management Corporation, where his team increased assets under management from $1.3 billion to $3.5 billion in less than two years. Mr. Lukomnik previously chaired the Council of Institutional Investors, and co-founded the International Corporate Governance Network. He is co-author of the award-winning "The New Capitalists: How Citizen Investors Are Reshaping the Corporate Agenda" (Harvard Business School Press, 2006).