Charles Conn

Updated at: Feb. 12, 2020, 12:43 a.m.

Charles Conn, Warden and Global CEO of the Rhodes Trust, a 1983 Rhodes Scholar and former Senior Advisor to the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation. Mr. Conn has worked in environmental conservation, technology and clean energy sectors, through the Moore Foundation and his investment company, Redjuice Capital. He served as CEO of Ticketmaster-Citysearch and Partner at McKinsey & Company, and is a Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

Before taking up the Wardenship of Rhodes House, Mr Conn was Senior Advisor to the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation. At the Moore Foundation his conservation projects included the preservation of wild salmon ecosystems and the Palmyra Atoll biological research station. His investment company, Redjuice Capital, focused on technology and clean energy companies and he sits on several company and non-profit boards or advisory committees, including Patagonia, the Arcadia Foundation, the Oxford Internet Institute and the Atlantic Salmon Foundation. Charles is also a Professorial Fellow of Balliol College. Earlier in his career, Mr Conn was the CEO of Ticketmaster-Citysearch, having co-founded Citysearch in 1995 and overseen the merger with Ticketmaster and the company's public share offering, and a Partner with McKinsey & Company. In 2001 he was selected as a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

Mr Conn holds a BA from Boston University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. During his time in Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, he achieved First Class Honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Mr Conn is a citizen of both Canada and the United States.

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