Managing Director and Chief Economist
Dr. Harry G. Broadman is Managing Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Advisory practice and serves as Chief Economist and Leader of the Emerging Markets, Governance, and International Investment & Trade practice group – part of PwC’s Forensics Services. He focuses on helping clients develop and implement strategies and processes to help them seize market opportunities, mitigate risks, solve policy challenges and improve commercial and economic performance. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Albright Stonebridge Group LLC, a global strategy firm that works with multinational firms and large institutions to seize market opportunities, assess and manage risk, and solve short-run and long-run operational, investment and strategic challenges worldwide. Dr. Broadman also served as Chief Economist of Albright Capital Management LLC, a registered investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. He is globally recognized as an expert international negotiator, seasoned policy maker, and thought leader on foreign investment and trade policy; anti-corruption and governance reform; competition policy and regulation; privatization and enterprise restructuring; and energy and natural resources markets. In addition to his extensive work throughout the OECD countries, Dr. Broadman’s work experience spans all key emerging markets, especially China, Russia, India, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Vietnam, Thailand, Mongolia, and much of the sub-Saharan African continent.
Beginning in 1993 Dr. Broadman was a senior official at the World Bank Group, working in: East Asia; Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union; and Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining the Bank, Dr. Broadman served as Assistant United States Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President from 1991-93, where he was responsible for global negotiations on trade agreements in all the services sectors, all bilateral foreign investment treaties, and science and technology agreements for the United States, including the negotiations leading to the creation of the WTO. From 1990-1991, Dr. Broadman worked in the White House on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers as the Chief of Staff and Senior Economist. Dr. Broadman worked in the US Senate as the Chief Economist of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, chaired by Senator John Glenn, from 1987-1990.
Prior to his government service, Dr. Broadman worked as a Consultant at the Rand Corporation; held the post of Assistant Director of the Center for Energy Policy at Resources for the Future, Inc.; was as Research Fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution; and served on the faculties of Harvard University—with appointments both in the School of Arts and Sciences (the Department of Economics) and in the Kennedy School of Government—as well as the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
Dr. Broadman received an A.B. in economics and history, magna cum laude, from Brown University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bretton Woods Committee. He is also a non-resident Fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s SAIS Africa Studies Program.
Dr. Broadman has authored several books and numerous articles published in refereed professional journals. His most recent book is Africa’s Silk Road: China and India’s New Economic Frontier (2008)