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

He is an expert witness on international trade and investment disputes and arbitration; antitrust; corporate governance and finance; private equity; and corruption.

Dr. Broadman is a veteran international trade and investment negotiator, policymaker, and regulator; private equity investment executive; advisor to boards and C-suites; and author of numerous books, professional articles, and columns on global business strategy, operations, and governance.

Dr. Broadman is an authority on complex litigation and strategic decision-making involving:

  • International investment and trade disputes; investor-state arbitration and damages; sovereign trade agreements and investment treaties; national security regulation of foreign investment (CFIUS) and exports; import duties and tariffs
  • International antitrust and competition policy; regulation of infrastructure services
  • Multinational business growth; structuring cross-border transactions; private equity investment; international risk-mitigation strategies; global supply chain management; sovereign wealth funds (SWFs)
  • Corporate governance and shareholder rights; corruption and compliance (FCPA); corporate social responsibility (CSR); sovereign finance operations

The core of Dr. Broadman’s more than thirty-six-year career has been in the private sector, with senior executive positions in international finance, private equity, business strategy management consulting, and litigation expert witness services. These activities have been interspersed with stints in the public sector—as a senior White House economic official, international trade and investment negotiator, foreign investment regulator, and US Senate professional committee staff member—as well as in academia, economic policy research organizations, and think tanks.

Dr. Broadman has experience across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Balkans, and in countries including China, India, Russia (Soviet Union), Turkey, and Mexico. He has worked in more than eighty-five emerging markets spanning five continents.

Employment History

Johns Hopkins University Faculty
Senior fellow
2015 – current

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Master workshop faculty member
2015 – current

Member, Board of Directors; Executive Committee Member; Chair, Audit Committee
2012 – current

Member, Advisory Board
October 2017 – current

Strategic Ratings Limited
Member, Board of Directors
2018 – current

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

APCO Worldwide
Member, international affairs council
2018 – current

Proa Global Partners LLC
CEO and managing partner
2015 – current

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Senior managing director; founder, global business growth strategy management consulting practice; chief economist
2011 – 2015

Albright Capital Management LLP
Managing director and member, investment committee
2008 – 2011

Albright Stonebridge
Managing director
2008 – 2011

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

The White House
United States assistant trade representative; OPIC board member; member, CFIUS
1991 – 1993

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

United States Senate
Chief economist, senate governmental affairs committee
1987 – 1990

Harvard University
Visiting faculty, department of economics, school of arts and sciences; Kennedy School of Government; and energy and environmental policy center
1985 – 1987

Resources for the Future, Inc.,
Assistant director, center on global energy markets
1981 – 1985

Johns Hopkins University
Adjunct professor, international economics
1982 – 1985

The Brookings Institution
Fellow, economics studies
1980 – 1981

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

Professional Affiliations

Board Governance 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, 1977

Elected Lifetime Member, Council on Foreign Relations, 1984

Member, The Bretton Woods Committee, 1996