Mark Brzezinski

Ambassador Mark Brzezinski ’87

former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden and former Director, White House Arctic Steering Committee; Managing Director, Makena Capital, USA

Mark Brzezinski is managing director of Makena Capital Management. He served as the United States Ambassador to Sweden and arranged the first-ever U.S. Presidential visit to Stockholm in 2013, which galvanized a U.S.-Nordic strategic approach on energy, innovation, and sustainability. He also served as the first Executive Director of the White House's Arctic Executive Steering Committee under President Obama.


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