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Harry G. Broadman

Managing Director


Harry G. Broadman is a managing director at Berkeley Research Group and chair of the firm’s Emerging Markets practice. He is a globally recognized veteran industry executive; private equity investor; expert witness; strategic advisor to boards and C-suites; independent corporate director; author of numerous books, professional articles and columns on international business; and keynote speaker.

Dr. Broadman is an authority on complex matters involving:

  • international investment and trade disputes, arbitration and damages; sovereign trade agreements and investment treaties; national security regulation of investment (CFIUS) and of exports and imports
  • antitrust; economic regulation; corporate governance and shareholder rights; compliance; corruption investigations (FCPA); corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • global business growth and operations; risk-mitigation strategies; international private equity investment; negotiating cross-border transactions; supply chains; sovereign wealth funds (SWFs)

The core of Dr. Broadman’s more than 36-year professional career has been in the private sector, with senior executive positions in international finance, private equity investment, global business strategy management consulting, and litigation expert witness services. These activities have been interspersed with stints in the public sector—as a White House economic official, international trade negotiator, foreign investment regulator, and US Senate professional committee staff member—as well as in academia, as a university professor, and in economic policy research organizations and think tanks.


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

University of Michigan
PhD, Economics, 1981

Employment History

APCO Worldwide
Member, international affairs council
2018 - current 

Johns Hopkins University Faculty
Senior fellow
2015 - current

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



Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, 1977
Elected Lifetime Member, Council on Foreign Relations, 1984

Member, The Bretton Woods Committee, 1996

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Professional Affiliations

National Association of Corporate Directors
Board Governance Fellow