Peter A. Joseph is the Chair Emeritus of Israel Policy Forum and was previously the Chair of the Executive Committee. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the New York City Citizens Budget Commission and the Third Way (a DC-based public policy research institute). Mr. Joseph is one of the founding members, past president and current board member, of the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan. In his professional life, Mr. Joseph is the Chairman of Trenton Biogas LLC, a company that developed the first commercial-scale anaerobic digester in the New York metropolitan area to harness the latent energy potential contained in organic waste. Mr. Joseph holds an A.B. degree in European History from Cornell University and a J.D. degree from Columbia University. He practiced law in New York and London with two major law firms before entering the private equity business from which he is now retired. Mr. Joseph lives in New York with his wife, Elizabeth Scheuer, and has four grown children.