Mark Rosenberg is a political economist and CEO and co-founder of GeoQuant Inc. He received his PhD from UC Berkeley, where
he was a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow and specialized in geopolitical risk analysis and
African politics. After Berkeley, he joined the political risk firm Eurasia Group (EG), where he
was the Director of Africa, Comparative Analytics and Research Management. In this capacity he helped
manage a global research platform of 60+ analysts covering over 90 countries, across a range of sectors.
At EG Mark also led product development and was a core creator of the firm’s Political Trajectories
to forecast risks/opportunities at the country level, as
well as the Political Risk Country Portfolio, an asset allocation strategy based on custom measures of political risk.
Prior to this, Mark worked at the global human rights organization Freedom House, where he helped build their highly regarded democracy index and edited the flagship Freedom in the World publication. Mark teaches political risk analysis at Columbia
University’s School of International and Public Affairs and is a regular speaker at conferences and events on geopolitical risk.