Robert Rosenkranz dead and obituary, business leader and philanthropist – cause of death

Robert Rosenkranz is a renowned business leader and philanthropist, CEO of insurance company Delphi Financial Group, Inc. and a director of the Rosenkranz Foundation. At Delphi, which he founded in 1987, he manages approximately $14 billion in assets. In directing the foundation, Robert Rosenkranz focuses on promoting effective political discourse; higher education; and the arts, with a focus on Asian art. He is a graduate of Yale University (summa cum laude) and Harvard Law School.

Robert Rosenkranz dead and obituary, business leader and philanthropist - cause of death

To promote intellectual diversity in public discourse, the Rosen Grantz Foundation Intelligence Squared USA has launched a series of live debates designed to foster informed discussion of relevant policy issues. The series reaches national audiences through 220 NPR radio stations and multiple digital media platforms. Mr. Rosenkranz also provides strong support to Yale University through the Foundation’s activities, funding 20 new courses, a writer-in-residence program, and a series of legal education programs that promote intellectual diversity. In addition, the Rose Foundation donated significant Chinese modern art collections to the Harvard Art Museum and supported catalogs, exhibitions, and publications of Asian art; and funded the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s acquisition of more than 100 works of art.

Robert Rosenkranz, founder and chairman of Intelligence Squared USA, also serves on the boards of Policy Communications, the Manhattan Institute for Policy Studies, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the Visiting Committee of the Photography Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a member of the Dean’s Council of the Yale School of Architecture. Mr. Rosenkranz is a graduate of Yale University and served on the College Board for over a decade.

Mr. Rosenkranz lives in Manhattan with his wife Alexandra Munroe, Senior Curator of Asian Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. He has two children, Nicholas Quinn Rosenkrantz and Stephanie Rosenkrantz, both constitutional attorneys.