Nader Mousavizadeh

Nader Mousavizadeh

Founding Partner & CEO

Nader co-founded Macro Advisory Partners in 2013 and leads engagements across our entire portfolio of clients. 

Nader has spent more than 25 years in leadership positions in global institutions at the intersection of geopolitics, policy and markets. Nader began his private sector career at Goldman Sachs, where he was an investment banker in the firm’s Financial Institutions Group, advising corporates on mergers and acquisitions in New York and in London.

Nader previously served at the United Nations, where he was special assistant to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan from 1997-2003, and prior to that he was a UN political officer in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Nader is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and a Rhodes Scholar from the University of Oxford, where he received his M.Phil. in international relations from Christ Church College. He received his MBA as a Sloan Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.

Nader is the co-author, with Kofi Annan, of Interventions: A Life in War and Peace, and the editor of the Black Book of Bosnia. He is a widely published contributor of essays to The Financial Times, The New York Times and Foreign Policy.

Nader is a member of the global board of directors for the World Resources Institute, the European Council on Foreign Relations and the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Geopolitics, where he was elected as a Global Leader for Tomorrow.