Elizabeth Duggal is an executive leader who brings years of strategic vision and change
management to large, complex public and private institutions. With global experience in high profile positions, she has transformed organizations, worked with boards, led turn around initiatives and resolved major financial and structural issues, while navigating through crises, and raising hundreds of millions of dollars in the process. Duggal now consults with business leaders and non-profits on an array of strategic, fundraising and operational initiatives.
Until 2022, Duggal served as Senior Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation. She oversaw all operations and finances of the Guggenheim’s landmark museum in New York City, as well as managed many administrative responsibilities for the Guggenheim Foundation and its constellation of museums.
Duggal came to the Guggenheim from an 18-year career with the Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex. During her tenure, she oversaw budgets of hundreds of millions of dollars and held a number of senior leadership positions within the institution, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, International Museum Professional Education Programs, National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of the American Indian.