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Lord Mark Malloch-Brown Senior Advisor at I Squared Capital and Eurasia Group


Lord Mark Malloch-Brown is a Senior Policy Advisor of I Squared Capital, an independent multi-billion dollar global infrastructure investment company with over 70 professionals based in New York, Houston, London, Delhi, Singapore and Hong Kong. The company specializes in infrastructure investments with $4 billion of assets under management in the energy, utilities and transport sectors in the U.S., Europe and select high-growth economies including China, India and Latin America.

Lord Malloch-Brown is the Chair of the Global Commission on Business and Sustainable Development, a group of senior business and civil society leaders, which recently published a report, “Better Business Better World” on the role of business in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals. He served as Deputy Secretary-General and previously Chief of Staff of the UN under Kofi Annan. He spent the previous six years as Administrator of the UNDP, leading the UN’s development efforts around the world including the international efforts in support of the Millennium Development Goals. He was later Minister of State in the Foreign Office, covering Africa and Asia, and a member of Gordon Brown’s cabinet. Other previous positions include Vice-Chairman of the Open Society Institute, a Vice President at the World Bank and Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum. He began his career as a journalist at The Economist.

Lord Malloch-Brown chairs or is on the boards of various non-profits including the International Crisis Group, the Open Society Foundation and the Centre for Global Development. He is also serves on several commercial boards and is a Senior Adviser at the Eurasia Group, the global political risk business.

He is a Distinguished Practitioner of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and an adjunct faculty member at Chatham House’s Leadership Academy. He is a former visiting distinguished fellow at the Yale Centre for the Study of Globalization. He holds a number of honorary degrees and was knighted in 2007 for his contribution to international affairs.