Honorary President

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown

The Rt Hon. Lord Mark Malloch-Brown KCMG is a former number two in the United Nations as well as having served in the British Cabinet and Foreign Office. He now sits in the House of Lords and is active both in business and the non-profit world. He also remains deeply involved in international affairs.

He served as Deputy Secretary-General and 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 British Foreign Office, covering Africa and Asia, and was a member of 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 of the World Bank and the lead international partner in a political consulting firm. He also has served as Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum. He began his career as a journalist at The Economist.

Malloch-Brown sits on several commercial boards and is a Senior Advisor to FTI Consulting, where he previously led its EMEA practice. He also chairs or is on the board of non-profts including the International Crisis Group, the Open Society Foundation, the Children's Investment Fund Foundation and the Centre for Global Development. He is furthermore a Distinguished Practicioner of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and was formerly a visiting distinguished fellow at the Yale Centre for the Study of Globalisation. He is the author of The Unfinished Global Revolution and continues to write, broadcast and lecture about international issues. As Honorary President, Lord Malloch-Brown supports the work of the LIMUN Foundation in diverse ways.