Taka, Irina D.
Co-Chair, Board Governance Committee; Co-Vice Chair, High School Governance Committee; Executive Committee; Elementary School Governance Committee
Board Member since 2010
Irina Taka (‘95) is Vice-President/Head of Development at EVYP LLP (Greek Industry of Hydrolized Protein), her family’s business, which is active in the research and development of products exclusively of plant origin for use in organic and traditional agriculture. Previously Ms. Taka served as general counsel for Capital Maritime & Trading Corp, and Nasdaq listed Capital Product Partners L.P. She began her career at the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization in Paris, before continuing as a corporate law associate for Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and London. Ms. Taka is a member of the New York Bar and a Solicitor of England & Wales. She also serves on the Board of the Stanford Alumni Association of Greece, is a founding member of the not for profit “Desmos” and a member of various entrepreneurial and business organizations. Ms. Taka received a BA in International Relations and Art History from Stanford (1999) and a JD from the New York University School of Law (2003).