Board of Trustees

GHI’s  Board of Trustees is comprised of experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds, including earthquake science and engineering, international development, architecture, law, finance, and urban planning. Each has longstanding, strong ties in academic, business or government sectors. 

S. Ming Lee

Boston, Massachusetts

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Mr. Lee joined the Board in 2014. He is retired from AIR Worldwide, where he was president and CEO. AIR, a Verisk Analytics business, is a leading risk modeling and technology firm specializing in risks associated with natural and man-made catastrophes. He was responsible for setting global strategy and overseeing worldwide operations.



Ming has served on the boards of the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) initiative, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), and Verisk Climate, which focused on providing solutions for enterprise climate and weather risk management.

​Before joining AIR, Ming held senior executive positions at several leading information technology companies. A former U.S. Navy officer, he holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.