Founder & CEO, Farient Advisors

Robin Ferracone

Robin Ferracone is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farient Advisors, an executive compensation and performance advisory firm. From March 2005 to March 2007, Ms. Ferracone was President of the Human Capital business of Mercer, a business which includes talent and compensation consulting, software, and data services globally. Prior to that, Ms. Ferracone was Chairman of the U.S. West Region for Mercer’s parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies, market leader and Worldwide Partner at Mercer, and President and Chairman of SCA Consulting, a firm she co-founded in 1985 and sold to Mercer in 2001.

With over 30 years of consulting experience, Ms. Ferracone has advised clients in the areas of business and talent strategies, executive compensation, organization, value management, and performance measurement. She is the author of the book entitled, “Fair Pay Fair Play: Aligning Executive Performance and Pay.”

She currently serves as the Vice-Chairman for the Board of Trustees of Duke University, the Board of Directors of Trupanion, a public company, the Board of Trustees of Oaktree Capital Funds, and the Board of Directors of Enlight Research. Ferracone received an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. and a B.A. summa cum laude in Management Science and Economics from Duke University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.