Mr. Taylor has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the University of California system since April 2009. As CFO, he oversees a myriad of financial matters for the University, including accounting, external finance, banking and cash management, strategic sourcing and risk management. Previously, Mr. Taylor was a Managing Director at Barclays Capital, after a long career at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Taylor worked with several state and local governments, as well as electric and natural gas utilities, in California, Arizona and Nevada, and structured floating rate, commercial paper, fixed rate and asset-backed transactions.Active in the community, Mr. Taylor currently serves as Chair on the Board of Directors of the James Irvine Foundation. Additionally, since December 2005, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the J. Paul Getty Trust and recently joined the Board of Directors of Edison International. In the past, he served as alumni representative on the University of California Board of Regents (1998 until 2000), President of the UCLA Alumni Association (1996 to 1998) and Chair of the UCLA Foundation Board of Directors (2002 to 2004). Mr. Taylor received his undergraduate degree from UCLA. He completed a one-year graduate level fellowship with the Coro Foundation, and obtained his Master's Degree in Public Policy Analysis from Claremont Graduate University.
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