Thomas Kim (BW)

Thomas T. Kim

Managing Director,
Investment Company Institute’s Independent Directors Council

Location: Washington, DC

Member Since: 2019

Thomas T. Kim has been appointed Managing Director of the Independent Directors Council (IDC) at the Investment Company Institute (ICI), a role he will assume in October 2019. Before joining IDC, Tom served as senior vice president at the Mortgage Bankers Association, where he led strategy and management of the group’s commercial real estate finance area, including public policy on financial services, capital formation, and market liquidity. He also spearheaded member engagement, advising the Commercial Board of Governors and other governance committees, forging consensus across a broad range of industry participants.

Tom is also a co-founder and board member of Justice Ventures International, a nonprofit organization that combats human trafficking in developing countries. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, J.D. from the UCLA School of Law where he served as a law review editor, and LL.M. with distinction from the Georgetown Law Center.