Alexander E. Zagoreos

A retired partner of Lazard Freres, a NYC investment bank, Mr. Alexander E. Zagoreos holds the degrees of BA, MBA and MIA (International Affairs) from Columbia University. He served in the US Navy as a Lieutenant and is currently chairman of stock exchange listed investment companies as well as member of the Board of Directors of Probank and Alpha Andromeda Trust in Athens.

His interest in conservation began in 1964 with a campaign to clean the air in New York City. Later he became interested in restoring the Hudson River. He was Treasurer of the Hudson Riverkeeper, chairman of Scenic Hudson, and on the Board of the NY League for Conservation Voters. He is currently Chairman of Audubon NY and on the board of the National Audubon Society. A portion of the farm where he and his wife Marine reside in upstate New York is reserved for grassland birds in decline across the USA.