Board of Directors

The members of Blue Engine’s Board of Directors together hold fiduciary responsibility and governing authority over the organization. The Board of Directors is a distinguished group of leaders whose expertise helps guide and grow Blue Engine’s impact as an organization. The team meets quarterly in New York City.

Dominic Wilson, Chair

MD Strategy & Research, MKP Capital

Paul Appelbaum

Early Stage Investor and Advisor

Nick Ehrmann

Founder & President, Blue Engine

Tom Higbie

Managing Director of Solus Alternative Asset Management LP

Jessica Kearns

Partner, PJT Partners

Jonathan Locker



Mike O’Brien

CEO, iMentor

Julia Rafal-Baer

COO, Chiefs for Change

Lauren Salem

Independent Consultant

Colleen Tompkins


Emma Vadehra

Former Chief of Staff, US Department of Education

Dan Weisberg