Lord Mark Malloch‐Brown is a senior adviser at Eurasia, engaging with its clients on questions of political risk. He serves on a number of commercial boards for business with global markets and also chairs Best for Britain, an advocacy group engaged in the debate about Britain’s relations with the European Union. Previously, Lord Malloch-Brown served as minister of state in the foreign office of the British government, covering Africa and Asia, and was a member of Gordon Brown’s cabinet. He also served as deputy secretary‐general and chief of staff of the United Nations and as administrator of the United Nations Development Programme. Lord Malloch-Brown has also served as vice chair at Soros Fund Management and at the Open Society Institute, vice president at the World Bank, vice chair of the World Economic Forum, and the lead international partner in a political consulting firm. He began his career as a journalist at the Economist. Lord Malloch-Brown is also a Distinguished Practitioner of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and an adjunct fellow at the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership at Chatham House. He was formerly a visiting distinguished fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and was knighted in 2007 for his contribution to international affairs.