Joel M. Motley (FoLRC Treasurer)

As a Managing Director of Public Capital Advisors LLC, Joel M. Motley provides advice on capital markets and infrastructure to emerging markets. He began his career in investment banking at Lazard Freres & Co. in 1985 and he became a founder of Carmona Motley Inc. in 1992. Prior to investment banking, Mr. Motley was an aide to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, serving as chief of the Senator’s staff in New York City and surrounding counties. He joined the Senate staff after five years of corporate law practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. He is Chairman of the Governance Committee of the New York board of the Oppenheimer Funds, overseeing $120 billion of assets in a variety of equity and fixed-income funds. Mr. Motley is Co-Chair of the Human Rights Watch Board of Directors and serves on the boards of Historic Hudson Valley and The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.