Harry G. Broadman
Chair, The ESG Exchange; Chair, Strategic Ratings Corporation; Chair, Audit Committee, PartnersGlobal; NACD Faculty Member
Harry G. Broadman is a Partner and Chair of the Emerging Markets Practice and Chair of the National Economic Security (CFIUS) Practice at the Berkeley Research Group LLC, a global business strategy consultancy and international expert witness business dispute litigation firm. Broadman’s practices focus on structuring cross-border operational transactions for multinational corporations, private equity firms, pension funds, institutional investors, and sovereign wealth funds; testifying in international arbitration and litigation on business-business and business-state commercial disputes; and working hand-in-hand with C-suite executives and boards of directors on operational strategies in complex, high-growth emerging markets. He is also a member of the Johns Hopkins University faculty.
Broadman is an independent corporate director on several boards—all international firms: He is Board Chair of The ESG Exchange; Board Chair and Chair of the Board’s Audit Committee of the Strategic Ratings Corporation; and serves on the Executive Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of PartnersGlobal, an international alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm operating in 22 countries. He is a Board Leadership Fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and a Commissioned NACD Board Advisory Services Faculty Member, where he is engaged by boards to advise them on specific challenges and opportunities they identify.
He is a veteran expert on multinational corporate finance; sustainability and corporate governance; global supply chain management; cybersecurity; innovation and R&D; negotiation of international investment treaties, trade agreements and science & technology agreements; and antitrust and economic regulation, including national security regulation of foreign investment. Broadman’s industry sector expertise spans international finance and banking; advanced technology industries; infrastructure services, especially informatics, telecoms, transport, utilities, logistics and construction; renewable and conventional energy, mining, and natural resources; heavy and light manufacturing; and retail and consumer products. He has worked on the ground in 85+ emerging markets spanning 5 continents, especially China, India, Africa, Latin America, Russia and the CIS, the Middle East, and the Balkans.
Immediately prior to his current positions, he was Senior Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he founded and led PwC’s Business Growth Strategy Management Consulting Practice; he also served as PwC’s Chief Economist. Earlier, he was Managing Director at Albright Capital Management, the international private equity firm Chaired by Madeleine Albright, where he served on the Investment Committee; a senior official at The World Bank, overseeing the bank’s largest sovereign and enterprise restructuring loans in China, Russia, and Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. He also served as the Bank’s Economic Advisor for the Africa region.
He was educated at Brown University, from which he graduated with an AB in economics magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.