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Paula B. Madoff

Lead Independent Director, Tradeweb Markets | Advisor, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Ms. Madoff currently serves as Lead Independent Director to Tradeweb Markets and Advisor to Goldman Sachs (“Goldman”).

Previously, she worked at Goldman for over two decades where she was most recently a Partner and Head of Sales and Distribution for Interest Rate Products and Mortgages until her retirement from this position in August 2017. From August 2017 to April 2018, Ms. Madoff was employed as an Advisory Director at Goldman. She brings experience in managing regulatory and market structure changes, investing, risk management, and capital markets activities. Ms. Madoff serves as a non-executive director on the boards of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc.; Power Corporation of Canada; Great-West Lifeco; and ICE Benchmark Administration, where she is also Chair of the ICE LIBOR Oversight Committee. She held several additional leadership positions at Goldman, including Co-Chair of the Retirement Committee, overseeing 401(k) and pension plan assets; Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Mitsui Marine Derivatives Products, L.P.; and was a member of its Securities Division Operating Committee and Firmwide New Activity Committee. Before joining Goldman, Ms. Madoff worked in Mergers and Acquisitions at Wasserstein Perella & Co. and in Corporate Finance at Bankers Trust.

Ms. Madoff is a 2018 David Rockefeller Fellow, a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board, a member of the Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Leadership Board, and a Director of Hudson River Park Friends. 

Ms. Madoff received a B.A. degree in Economics, cum laude, from Lafayette College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.