Josephine Linden is Founder and CEO of Linden Global Strategies, a wealth management advisory firm and multi-family office. She retired from Goldman Sachs as a partner and managing director in 2009, after being with the firm for over twenty-five years and was previously an Advisor to GSJBWere, Australia.
Josephine serves on private and non-profit boards. She is the Chairman of Lands’ End, Director of Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores Inc. and member of the Advance Global Advisory Council. She is the financial advisor for HRH, The Prince of Wales Foundation. She is a Trustee for the Collegiate School, and currently chairs the Financing Committee, sits on the Executive Committee and Investment Committee, and served as Treasurer. She was an Adjunct Professor at the Business School of Columbia University, where she taught a class in wealth management, and currently teaches and moderates ad hoc sessions. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Having spent her childhood and young adult life in Sydney, Josephine continues to maintain strong ties to Australia. Josephine is an active contributor to the Australian Consulate in New York and has had the honour of presenting at the Australia Day address on two occasions.
Josephine received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from the University of Sydney. She and her husband, Thomas Linden, reside in New York City. They have three children.
We caught up in February 2017 with Josephine to speak about her experiences overcoming gender-related roadblocks throughout her career, what she perceives to be the most significant barrier to female leadership and if the concept of work/life balance exists - click here to read the article.