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Mr. Gorman is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Gorman served from 2007 to 2009 as Co-President, with responsibility for the Firm's Wealth Management (Wealth Management), Investment Management and operations and technology functions. Mr. Gorman also served as co-head of corporate strategy from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Gorman joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 as President and Chief Operating officer of Wealth Management. Before that, Mr. Gorman held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch. From 2001 to 2005 he led the company's U.S. and, subsequently, global private client businesses. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1999 as Chief Marketing Officer, and also served as head of Strategy and Research. Previously, Mr. Gorman was a senior partner of McKinsey & Co., and an attorney in Melbourne, Australia. He serves on the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School and the Business Council, and is a board member of the Partnership for New York City and the Institute of International Finance, as well as a member of the Financial Services Forum. He is a former board member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in Washington, D.C., and served as Chairman in 2006. Born in Australia, Mr. Gorman earned a B.A. and law degree from the University of Melbourne and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.