THE CHICAGO COUNCIL ON GLOBAL AFFAIRS
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight – and influences the public discourse – on critical global issues. The Council on Global Affairs is committed to bringing clarity and offering solutions to issues that transcend borders and transform how people, business and governments engage the world.
EMERGING LEADERS CLASS OF 2020
Each year, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs selects a highly competitive cohort of Chicago’s up-and-coming professionals to participate in its Emerging Leaders Program. Emerging Leaders become part of a network of globally fluent leaders who will continue to raise the bar for Chicago as a leading global city.
Brian is deeply committed to developing the field of impact investing, both locally in Chicago, as well as abroad. In particular, he is interested in finding ways to leverage the richness of talent found in Chicago by being part of the link between Chicago and the global community. He is also a leader in HMB’s Venture Capital and Technology practices and founded the firms Social Impact practice (philanthropy and impact investing).
In addition to being a social impact lawyer, he is an active member of the global community and also serves as the Chief Investment Officer of Beyond Capital Fund, an impact investment fund that invests in for-profit social enterprises in East Africa and India.