Rt Hon Lord Mark Malloch-Brown KCMG
Lord Mark Malloch‐Brown has been engaged widely in government, international organisations, business and civil society during his career.
He is currently a Senior Advisor at the Eurasia Group, addressing questions of political risk for its clients. He serves on several commercial boards of international businesses and on the advisory boards of two international Private Equity Funds. He also chairs Best For Britain, an advocacy group engaged in the debate about Britain’s relations with the EU.
He served as Deputy Secretary‐General and earlier Chief of Staff of the UN under Kofi Annan. For six years before that he was Administrator of the UNDP, leading the UN's development efforts around the world. He was later Minister of State in the Foreign Office, covering Africa and Asia, and sat in Prime Minister Gordon Brown's cabinet. Other positions have included vice-chairman of George Soros's Investment Funds, as well as his Open Society Institute, a Vice‐President at the World Bank and the lead international partner in a political consulting firm. He has also served as Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum. He began his career as a journalist at The Economist and subsequently ran refugee assistance programmes around the world.
He chairs or is on the Board of a number of non-profit boards including the International Crisis Group, the Open Society Foundation, the UN Foundation and BRAC. He formerly chaired the Business Commission on Sustainable Development and the Royal Africa Society and was on the board of Save the Children International.
As Honorary President, Lord Malloch-Brown assists the work of the LIMUN Foundation in a diverse range of ways and his continued support is much appreciated.