Peter Lawson-Johnston II

CHAIR, 1984

Peter Lawson-Johnston II is Chair of the Board of Directors of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He was elected to that role in 2023 and joined the Board in 1984.

A Managing Partner of Guggenheim Partners, the global investment and advisory firm, Mr. Lawson-Johnston II is a Managing Member of Cain Hoy Land & Timber in Charleston, South Carolina. He also is a Managing Member of Guggenheim Brothers, a Director and Vice President of the Elgerbar Corporation,  and a former Director of the Daniel Island Development Corporation. Mr. Lawson-Johnston II has served as a Trustee of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation since 2000.

Mr. Lawson-Johnston is a graduate of Trinity College and received a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

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