Co-Chief Administrative Officer
Ian T. Lowitt is an executive vice president of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and has been co-chief administrative officer since October 2006. In this role, he is responsible for the global oversight of Corporate Real Estate, Expense and Sourcing Services, Finance, Operations, Productivity and Process Improvement, Risk Management, and Technology.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Lowitt was the chief administrative officer of Lehman Brothers Europe. He has also served as global treasurer and global head of Tax, and chairman of Lehman Brothers Bank FSB, the Firm's Delaware-based savings bank. Before becoming global treasurer, he was the Firm's head of Strategy and Corporate Development.
Mr. Lowitt joined Lehman Brothers in 1994 from McKinsey and Company, where he served as an engagement manager advising clients in a number of industries, including financial services, electronics and information technology.
Mr. Lowitt has a B.Sc. in electrical engineering and an M.Sc. in digital electronics from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He also has a B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics and an M.Sc. in economics from the University of Oxford. At Oxford, Mr. Lowitt was a Rhodes Scholar.