Mark Malloch‐Brown is a former number two in the United Nations and has served in the British Cabinet and Foreign Office. He is active in business and international affairs, and serves on several nonprofit boards, including the International Crisis Group.
He is a senior advisor at Eurasia Group and serves on a number of global market commercial boards. He chairs Best for Britain, a group promoting debate on Britain’s relations with the European Union.
Malloch-Brown served as UN deputy secretary‐general and chief of staff under Kofi Annan. Before this, he was administrator of the UNDP, where he led global development efforts. He covered Africa and Asia as minister of state in the Foreign Office, and was a member of Gordon Brown's cabinet. Other positions have included World Bank vice president, lead international partner in a political consulting firm, and vice chairman of the World Economic Forum. He began his career as a journalist at the Economist.
Knighted for his contribution to international affairs, Malloch-Brown is a Distinguished Practitioner at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government, an adjunct fellow at Chatham House’s Queen Elizabeth Program, and has been a visiting distinguished fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.