Harold Talbot is a graduate of Princeton University (BA, 1958) and the Darden School of the University of Virginia (MBA,1965). He is retired from a career of more than 40 years in the international insurance and reinsurance business. He was Senior Warden of St. Matthew’s Church in Bedford New York, is a member of the Environment Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. He worked with the social concerns committee of the Diocese of New York to move a resolution concerning the Earth Charter on the General Convention agenda. He has been happily married for 48 years, has a daughter in Bristol, Rhode Island, a son in Brooklyn, New York and four grandchildren.