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Harry Broadman

Harry Broadman


He is currently the CEO and Managing Partner of Proa Global Partners LLC, an international transaction advisory firm

Director of Johns Hopkins Council on Global Enterprise and Emerging Markets and Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins' Foreign Policy Institute

Author of several books including "Africa's Silk Road: China and India's New Economic Frontier"

Harry Broadman is a veteran practitioner in global business growth, governance, risk, innovation and emerging markets. He is currently the CEO and Managing Partner of Proa Global Partners LLC an international transaction advisory firm, a Faculty member at the Johns Hopkins University, a non-executive board director and a monthly global business columnist for Forbes, Newsweek and Gulf News.

Until 2015 Harry was the Senior Managing Director at PwC, where he founded and led the Global Business Growth Investment Management Consulting Practice, an emerging market-focused transaction centred business that structured investment operations for U.S. and non-U.S. Fortune 100 corporates, private equity firms and investment houses. In addition to running PwC’s management consultancy, Broadman served as PwC’s Chief Economist, working with the firm’s Audit and Tax Practices.

Broadman has also had roles as the Managing Director of the Investment Committee at Albright Capital Management and as a senior official at the World Bank. Prior to this he also worked in the White House, firstly as Chief of Staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during the first Gulf War and the Savings and Loan Crisis, and then as the United States Assistant Trade Representative. In the latter position, he led the U.S. negotiations on international trade and investment across all services industries as part of the establishment of both NAFTA and the WTO.

He has authored a number of books and many professional articles published in a wide array of finance, economics, law and foreign policy journals. His most recent books are: Africa’s Silk Road: China and India’s New Economic Frontier, From Disintegration to Reintegration: Russia and the Former Soviet Union in the Global Economy; and The State As Shareholder: China’s Management of Enterprise Assets.

Broadman is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.

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