Rt Hon Lord Mark Malloch‐Brown KCMG
Mark Malloch-Brown is a former number two in the United Nations as well as having served in the British Cabinet and Foreign Office. He now sits in the House of Lords and is active both in business and in the non‐profit world. He also remains deeply involved in international affairs.
He is currently Chairman of SGO and its elections division Smartmatic, a leading elections technology company. He is on the Boards of Investec and Seplat, which are listed on the London as well as Johannesburg and Lagos stock markets respectively. He is also on the board of Kerogen, an oil and gas private equity fund. He is a senior adviser to FTI Consulting where he previously led its EMEA practice.
He served as Deputy Secretary‐General and Chief of Staff of the UN under Kofi Annan. For six years before that he was Administrator of the UNDP, leading the UN’s development efforts around the world. He was later Minister of State in the Foreign Office, covering Africa and Asia, and was a member of Gordon Brown’s cabinet. Other positions have included vice‐chairman of George Soros’s Investment Funds, as well as his Open Society Institute, a Vice‐President at the World Bank and the lead international partner in a political consulting firm. He also has served as Vice‐Chairman of the World Economic Forum. He began his career as a journalist at The Economist.
He chairs or is on the Board of a number of non‐profit boards including the International Crisis Group, the Open Society Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and the Centre for Global Development. He is a former Chair of the Royal Africa Society.
Mark is also a Distinguished Practitioner of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and was formerly a visiting distinguished fellow at the Yale Centre for the Study of Globalisation. He has a number of honorary degrees. He was knighted in 2007 for his contribution to international affairs.
He is the author of “The Unfinished Global Revolution” and in 2005 Time Magazine put him on its list of the 100 most influential people in the world. He continues to write, broadcast and lecture about international issues.
Dec 20th, 2015
- Devex, Washington, D.C in its recently published article featured our MD- Dr Amy Jadesimi, where she talked about “Private sector’s on a ‘journey’ to engagement with the SDGs”. Get the full article here
- On Friday, 4th October, our MD Dr Amy Jadesimi (left) was interviewed on Arise TV’s program ‘Global Business Report’. Dr. Amy discussed Nigeria’s Blue Economy, its potentials and challenges. To access the video of the interview click HERE:
- LADOL supports female entrepreneurs, endorse WeEmpower Challenge (SweetCrude Reports) https://sweetcrudereports.com/ladol-supports-female-entrepreneurs-endorse-weempower-challenge/ LADOL to transform into sustainable industrial special economic zone in 2020 (Business Day) https://businessday.ng/maritime/article/ladol-to-transform-into-sustainable-industrial-special-economic-zone-in-2020/ Africans Underestimate LADOL’s Strength , Jadesimi (Daily Independent) https://www.independent.ng/africans-underestimate-ladols-strength-jadesinmi/ Jadesimi Urges Entrepreneurs to Create Business Models for Nigerian Market (This Day) https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2019/09/27/jadesimi-urges-entrepreneurs-to-create-business-models-for-nigerian-market/ …
- Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi (Middle in Picture) was the keynote speaker at IE Business School’s Digital Venture Day in Lagos on Friday 22nd September 2019. Dr. Jadesimi’s speech highlighted the importance of indigenous NIGERIAN private sector in creating the tens of millions of new jobs needed in …
- Ms Harriet Thompson, the new British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos on Wednesday commended LADOL who, she said, “had since 2015 been sponsoring a Chevening award for young Nigerians selected for studies in different U.K. universities”. Details here
- Africa Legal in a recent interview with Olabimpe Alabi, LADOL’s Head of Legal gives insights on how legal matters are handled internally at LADOL. Find out more details on the interview click here
- LADOL’s MD, Dr Amy Jadesimi recently had a chat with The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce in their new Global Sustainability Leaders Q&A series. Read more on how LADOL is developing sustainability within Africa via this Article Article:US Green Chamber Facebook:Global Sustainability Leaders Series LinkedIn:Global Sustainability Leaders Series
- Friday May 24th, 2019: LAGOS: Nigeria’s first and only 100% private and indigenous industrial Free Zone, LADOL has commenced its annual safety week. This is the first time the company has held this event to highlight the company’s safety best practices, share learnings with stakeholders and new targets for safety …
- Mr Jide Jadesimi ( 1st Left) during the Panel Discussion on ‘Stimulating an oil and gas-based industrialization in Nigeria’ ‘We need a pipeline of projects to ensure sustainable oil and gas driven Industrial development in Nigeria. Innovative development models will bring down costs thereby making Nigeria competitive again, the target …
- MD LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, answers top 10 questions asked on ‘Building an entire ecosystem and staying inspired’. Full interview here