Michael Klein

Senior Adviser

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Michael Klein is managing partner at M. Klein & Company. Launched in 2012, M. Klein and Company is a global strategic advisor to CEOs, boards of directors, governments, and large institutional investors.

Michael’s background in strategic advisory work was built during his more than three decade career principally as a member of the leadership of Citigroup. During his tenure at Citi, he was CEO of the investment, corporate and commercial banking businesses globally.

During the financial crisis, he served as the special advisor to the UK prime minister, sharing responsibility for the UK bank rescue plan.

In addition, Mr. Klein has served as special advisor to the United Nations World Food Programme and on various boards and advisory boards, including Credit Suisse Group AG, United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund, Peterson Institute for International Economics, American Academy of Berlin, Conservation International, Akbank, Wharton School, and Harvard’s Global Advisory Board.

He graduated from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.