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Harry G. Broadman

Harry G. Broadman

Partner and Chair, Emerging Markets Practice Berkeley Research Group LLC


Harry Broadman’s career path is the epitome of interdisciplinary. While his work has been centered in the private sector, in fact spanning a wide variety of roles, it has also been interspersed with stints in the public sector, multilateral finance, academia, journalism and as an author of numerous books and professional articles. Currently, he is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University; a Partner and Chair of the Emerging Markets Practice at the Berkeley Research Group LLC, an international investment dispute, antitrust litigation, and business transaction strategy consultancy; and an independent director on several corporate boards.

His private sector focus has evolved across sovereign finance, banking and enterprise restructuring in emerging markets; international private equity investing; founding a global management consulting practice at one of the Big Four on business growth strategy and innovation; serving as a director on several corporate boards; and providing litigation expert witness services for international disputes concerning investment and trade, antitrust, corporate governance, FCPA violations and matters related to actions by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS).

In the public sector, he has served as a senior White House economic official; a lead U.S. international trade negotiator for the establishment of the WTO and NAFTA; a foreign investment regulator as a member of CFIUS; serving on the Board of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC); and as U.S. Senate committee professional staff member. In addition, he has held professorships at Harvard and Johns Hopkins Universities; been a monthly columnist for Forbes, Newsweek and Gulf News as well as a frequent columnist for the Financial Times; and engaged worldwide as a keynote speaker focusing on operational approaches for businesses to capture ‘first-mover advantage’ while mitigating competitive, corruption and policy risks.

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