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Paul Irving
Aging, Capital Markets, Financial Innovations, Health, Impact Investing, Philanthropy, Public Policy


Paul H. Irving is president and a member of the board of the Milken Institute. In addition to executive management, Irving leads global programs on public health. Irving’s work to improve aging societies has been featured in outlets such as PBS Newshour, Forbes, CBS, NBC, CNN, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal, and was recognized when he received the Janet L. Witkin Award from Affordable Living for the Aging in 2014. His book, "The Upside of Aging - How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy, and Purpose," was recently published by John Wiley & Sons.

Irving is a member of the boards of East West Bancorp, Encore.org and Operation Hope, the Dean's Council of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, the Board of Counselors of the USC Davis School of Gerontology, the Advisory Board of the Stanford University Distinguished Careers Institute, and the National Advisory Board on Aging of Partners for Livable Communities.

Previously, Irving was an advanced leadership fellow at Harvard University, and chairman, CEO, and managing partner of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a prominent law and consulting firm. Irving served as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he received the Board of Governors Award for outstanding contributions to society and the law.

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