Dr. Harry G. Broadman is a managing director and chair of the Emerging Markets practice and the CFIUS practice at Berkeley Research Group, a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University’s, and an independent corporate director.

Dr. Broadman both counsels C-suites and boards on global business operations and serves as an expert witness on:

  • cross-border investment, trade, logistics, and supply chain transactions
  • sustainability, corporate governance, and enterprise restructuring
  • antitrust and economic regulation
  • innovation and R&D investment
  • corruption compliance
  • national security regulation of foreign investment involving the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
  • risk-mitigation protocols in cybersecurity and related areas

His clients include US and non-US multinational companies, private equity firms, banks, investment and pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds.

Dr. Broadman’s industry sector expertise spans:

  • infrastructure services, including logistics, transport, and utilities
  • information, communications, and advanced technologies
  • natural resources, renewables and conventional energy, and minerals
  • financial institutions and fintech
  • heavy industry
  • retail and consumer

In addition to assignments across all the advanced countries, he has worked on the ground in more than eighty-five emerging markets spanning five continents over three decades, including throughout China, India, Russia and the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and the Balkans, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.

The core of Dr. Broadman’s thirty-eight-year career has been in the private sector, with senior operational executive positions in international corporate and sovereign finance, international private equity investment, and international banking. He also has served as a management consultant on global business restructuring, mainstreaming sustainability into corporate decision making, managing international supply chains and logistics, diffusing advanced technology, and reforming corporate governance practices, including the execution and evaluation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

Interspersed with these private-sector activities, he has held senior positions in the public sector:  chief of staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; US Assistant Trade Representative, serving as the lead US negotiator for all the services industries for the establishment of both the World Trade Organization (WTO) and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the lead negotiator for all US bilateral investment treaties and US international science and technology agreements; a member of CFIUS; on the board of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC); and a US Senate senior professional committee staff member.

In addition, Dr. Broadman has held a number of positions in academia—on the faculties of Harvard and Johns Hopkins Universities—and in several economic policy research organizations, such as the RAND Corporation, The Brookings Institution, and Resources for the Future (RFF) Inc.

Boards of Directors

Strategic Ratings Limited PLC
Chair, Audit Committee; Member, Governance Committee; Member, Compensation Committee
2018 – current

Chair, Audit Committee; Member, Executive Committee
2012 – current

Member, Advisory Board
October 2017 – current

Global Business School Network
Member, Board of Advisors
August 2009 – current

APCO Worldwide
Member, International Affairs Council
2018 – current

Employment History

Johns Hopkins University
Faculty scholar
2015 – current

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Commissioned faculty member, board advisory services
2015 – current

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Senior managing director
Founder and leader, global business strategy consulting practice
Chief economist
2011 – 2015

Albright Capital Management LLP
Managing director and member, Investment Committee
2008 – 2011

The Albright Group/Albright Stonebridge
Managing director
2008 – 2011

The World Bank Group
Leader, sovereign finance and corporate restructuring operations (China; Russia and the CIS; the Balkans; Africa)
1993 – 2008

The White House
United States assistant trade representative
Member, Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
Member, Board of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
1991 – 1993

The White House
Chief of staff, President’s council of economic advisers
1990 – 1991

United States Senate
Chief economist, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
1987 – 1990

Harvard University
Visiting faculty, Department of Economics, School of Arts and Sciences
Visiting faculty, Kennedy School of Government
Senior research fellow, Energy and Environmental Policy Center
1985 – 1987

Resources for the Future, Inc.
Assistant director, Center on Energy Policy Research
1981 – 1985

Johns Hopkins University
Adjunct professor, International Economics
1982 – 1987, 1993 – 2011

The Brookings Institution
Fellow, Economics Studies
1980 – 1981

The RAND Corporation
Advisor, international energy security policy
1979 – 1980

Professional Affiliations

Board Leadership Fellow, National Association of Corporate Directors

Member, Editorial Board, International Financial Law Review

Monthly Columnist on Global Business, Forbes

Quarterly Columnist on National Security Regulation, International Financial Law Review

Areas of Expertise


Brown University
AB (magna cum laude), Economics and History; elected to Phi Beta Kappa, 1977

University of Michigan
PhD, Economics, 1981


Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Council on Foreign Relations
Elected Lifetime Member
1983 –

Bretton Woods Committee
Elected Lifetime Member
2000 –