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Artemis A. W. Joukowsky

Artemis A. W. Joukowsky, Chinese private investor. Decorated Order of the Cedars Government Lebanon, Order of Independence medal Jordan.


  • Joukowsky, Artemis A. W. was born on December 26, 1930 in Shanghai, China. Son of Artemis M.W. and Helen (Skvorzov) Joukowsky.

  • Education

    • AB, Brown University, 1955. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Brown University, 1985.


    • Deputy to director American International Underwriters, Milan, 1960-1966, deputy to regional director for Europe, 1963-1966, regional vice president for Middle East, North Africa Beirut, 1966-1972, president, regional director Southeast Asia Hong Kong, 1972-1974, vice president New York City, 1974-1977. Managing director Middle East Assurance and Reinsurance Company, Beirut, 1966-1972. Director Tam Sigorta, Istanbul, Turkey, 1967-1972, Union Atlantique de Reassurance SA, Brussels, 1979-1988, European American Underwriters, Vienna, 1979-1987.

      Director, shareholder's representative American International Group Joint Ventures with Government Agencies, New York City, 1979-1987, president socialist countries division and special world markets division, 1977-1987.


    Founder, chairman Brown University Sports Foundation, since 1983. Trustee Brown University, Providence, since 1985, vice chancellor 1988-1997, chancellor, 1997-1998, chancellor emeritus, since 1998, member board fellows, since 1998. Chairman campaign for rising generation for Brown University, 1991-1996, chairman campaign for Brown Medical School, 1997-2002.

    Member board overseers Thomas J. Watson Institute for International Studies, since 1981. Member visiting committee Center for Old World Archaeology and Art, 1981-1992. Vice chairman board governors John Carter Brown Library., since 1988.

    Trustee Lawrenceville School, New Jersey, since 1984, president board trustees, 1997-2001. Chairman Archaeol Institute American, since 1992. President board trustees American Center Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan, since 1992.

    Member visiting committee Boston Museum Fine Arts, 1985-1992. Director Clear Pool Camp, 1976-1985. Co-founder American School Milan, 1962, board governors, 1961-1965, president 1963-1964, finance committee 1962-1965.

    Trustee St. Croix Landmark Society, Fredericksted, United States Virgin Islands, since 1995. Trustee International Research and Exchs. Board, since 1998. Member United States Chamber of Commerce (governor Hong Kong chapter), United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Trade and Economic Council (tourist and travel committee 1974-1977), Hungarian-American Trade and Economic Council (vce chairman 1984-1987), Exploreer's Club, India House, Hong Kong Club (life), Brown Club, Larchmont Yacht Club, St. Croix Yacht Club (United States VI) University Club (Providence), Hope Club, Knickerbocker Club.


    • Married Martha Content Sharp, June 9, 1956. Children: Nina Lydia Koprulu, Artemis W. III, Michael A.
    • father: Artemis M.W. Joukowsky
    • mother: Helen (Skvorzov) Joukowsky
    • spouse: Martha Content Sharp
    • children: Nina Lydia Koprulu Joukowsky
    • Artemis W. III Joukowsky
    • Michael A. Joukowsky
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    Born December 26, 1930
    • 1955
      Brown University
    • 1985
      Brown University
    • 1960 - 1966
      Deputy to director, American International Underwriters
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1966 - 1972
      managing director, Middle East Assurance and Reinsurance Company
      Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
    • 1967 - 1972
      director, Tam Sigorta
      Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey
    • 1979 - 1988
      director, Tam Sigorta
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
    • 1979 - 1987
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