Michael Warren is a Principal of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm, leveraging his experience in global markets, investments, and corporate growth strategies to advise clients on emerging financial and economic trends. He also leads a number of growth, management, and business development initiatives for the firm.
In his current role since 2017, Warren served as managing principal from 2013 to 2017. He currently serves on the boards of a number of institutional investors. He is a trustee of the District of Columbia Retirement Board, DC's public pension fund, and serves on the board of Commonfund, a Connecticut-based institutional investment firm. He was appointed by President Obama in 2010 to serve as a member of the board of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), and the U.S. development finance institution.
Mr. Warren is also a member of the Investment Committee of Albright Capital Management, an affiliated investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets.
In the Obama Administration, Mr. Warren served as Senior Advisor in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel, overseeing the appointments process for senior officials at the Department of the Treasury and economic cluster agencies. He was also a member of the Obama-Biden Transition Project’s Agency Review Working Group, helping to oversee the international trade and economics agencies.
In 2010, Mr. Warren was appointed by President Obama to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. development finance institution, where he currently chairs the Audit Committee.
Mr. Warren is a Trustee of the District of Columbia Retirement Board, D.C.’s public pension fund, where he has served since 2006 and recently served as Chairman. Mr. Warren is also a member of the Board of Managers of Catalist, a data targeting company.
Mr. Warren previously worked at McKinsey & Company, both as a strategic consultant in the technology and financial institutions practices and as a fellow of the McKinsey Global Institute. Based in the U.S. and South Korea, he advised corporate leaders in the U.S. and Asian semiconductor industries.
As an entrepreneur, he has founded businesses and led companies through operational transitions, helping them reposition and execute successful growth strategies. Prior to joining Albright Stonebridge Group, Mr. Warren led corporate development at Horne Engineering Services and served as President of Appfluent Technologies, a software provider company.
During the Clinton Administration, Mr. Warren served in the White House as Executive Director of the President’s National Economic Council and at the U.S. Department of Labor in the Office of the Secretary.
A Rhodes Scholar, Mr. Warren earned his degrees from Yale University and Balliol College, Oxford University. He now serves on the Yale University President’s Council on International Activities.more » « less