Atlas Boards in 1984


Atlas Foundation was incorporated in July 14th 1981 as a tax free educational foundation for purpose of raising funds for and advising institutes concerned with public policy research. New or potential institutes, as well as established ones, benefit from Atlas' experience, financial assistance and intercommunicating services. Atlas neither runs nor control any of these separate and independent organizations.

Board of Directors

Robert J. Boyd (UK), still active in Virginia, rejoined board in 2016.

Lord Harris of High Cross (UK), R.I.P. (1924-2006)

T. Patrick Boyle (Canada), R.I.P. (1918-2015)

Jeffrey D. Stein (USA), having fun taking pictures in California

Charles H. Brunie (USA), R.I.P. (1930-2017) played a key role in the development of the Manhattan Institute, NY

William O. Sumner (USA), still active in Scottsdale, Arizona

Antony G.A Fisher (UK-USA), R.I.P. (1915-1988)

Academic Advisory Board

Prof Digby Anderson, social affairs unit, London, UK, retired from SAU

Prof Charles Baird, California State University, Hayward

Prof Yale Brozen, University of Chicago, Illinois

Prof John Burton, IEA, London, UK

Prof Colin Campbell, Dartmouth, New Hampshire

Prof Malcolm Fisher, University of New South Wales, Australia

Prof John Goodman, founder of NCPA, past University of Dallas, still active with new effort

Prof Herbert G. Grubel, Simon Fraser University, BC Canada

Prof F.A. Hayek, Germany, R.I.P.

Prof Melvyn B. Krauss, NY University

Prof Bruce Johnson, University of California, Santa Barbara

Prof Antonio Martino, University of Rome, became important government official

Prof David Meiselman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, RIP

Prof Alan Peacock, Buckingham University, UK

Prof Pascal Salin, University de Paris-Dauphine, France

Arthur Seldon, CBE, IEA, UK, R.I.P.

Prof Gordon Tullock, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, RIP

Dr. Michael A. Walker, Fraser Institute, Vancouver, Canada, still active

Prof Sir Alan Walters, John Hopkins University, Resident Scholar, AEI, R.I.P.

Prof E. G West, Carlton University, Ottawa. R.I.P., James Tooley started a center named after him

Professor Walter Williams, George Mason University, Virginia, still active

Prof Basil Yamey, London School of Economics, UK

Business Advisory Council

Raymond J. Addington (President, Kelly, Douglas & Co., Ltd., Vancouver, B.C), R.I.P.

Fred Aftalion (President director general, Societe Francaise d'Organo-synthese, France)

Joseph Alibrandi (President and CEO, Whittaker Corp., Los Angeles)

Robert N. Bee (Managing director, London Interstate Bank, England), moved to California and retired

Nelson Broms (Chairman, Executive committee, Clayton and Dubilier, Inc NY)

Robert F. Dee (Chairman, SmithLine & Beckman, Philadelphia)

J. Peter Grace (President, W.R Grace & Company, NY), R.I.P.

Ronald Halstead, CBE (Chairman, Beecham products)

W. Earle McLaughlin (retired, former chairman, royal bank of Canada)

Hugh M. Morgan (Executive Director, Western Mining Corp. Ltd, Australia)

Russel H Perry (Chairman, Republic financial services, Inc, Texas)

Sir Alistair Pilkington (Chairman, Pilkington brothers Limited, UK)

Joseph Rank (President, Rank Hovis McDougall, UK)

Peter D. Ritchie (President, McDonald's / Australia)

Dennis W. Sheehan (Executive Vice President, Axia, Inc. Illinois)

William E. Simon ( Chairman of the board, Wesray, New Jersey), R.I.P.

John M. Templeton (President, Templeton Growth Fund Ltd., Bahamas) R.I.P.

Sir Malcolm Wilcox (Director, Midland Bank, London)