Ambassador Mark Green

Ambassador Mark Green serves as a co-chair of the Consensus for Development Reform (CDR).

Ambassador Green’s work with CDR is an extension of his long career in public service. From 1999 to 2007, Ambassador Green represented the 8th district of Wisconsin in the U.S. House of Representatives, serving on the House Judiciary and International Relations Committees, and as an Assistant Majority Whip. While there, he helped craft a variety of innovative foreign policy initiatives including the Millennium Challenge Act; the Global Access to HIV/AIDS Prevention, Awareness and Treatment Act of 2001; and the U.S. Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act. From 2007 to 2009, Green served as the U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, overseeing the largest Millennium Challenge Compact and significant PEPFAR programs.

In addition to his role as CDR co-chair, Ambassador Green serves as the President of the International Republican Institute and previously served as the President and CEO of the Initiative for Global Development, a non-governmental organization that engages a global network of corporate leaders to reduce poverty through business growth and investment in Africa. He is also a member of the board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Ambassador Green previously served as a Senior Director at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) and as Managing Director of the Malaria No More Policy Center in Washington.

Ambassador Green graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire and earned his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Rob Mosbacher

Robert Mosbacher, Jr., serves as co-chair of the Consensus for Development Reform (CDR).

Throughout his career, Mosbacher has worked to strengthen the role of the private sector in U.S. development. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Mosbacher served as the ninth President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), following confirmation by the United States Senate. OPIC is a self-funding, independent agency of the United States Government that supports private capital investment in emerging markets around the world. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mosbacher helped launch the Reagan Administration’s Private Sector Initiatives Program, and was appointed by President Reagan to three successive Presidential Task Forces on Private Sector Initiatives during the 1980s. He served on the Board of the Texas Department of Human Services from 1987 to 1991, and as its Chairman from 1989-1991. During the 1970s, he worked for over seven years on the staff of Senator Howard Baker of Tennessee.

In addition to his role as CDR co-chair, Mr. Mosbacher is Chairman of Mosbacher Energy Company (MEC), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in Houston, Texas, which he led as President and CEO from 1986 to 2005. Mr. Mosbacher is also Chairman of the Board of the Initiative for Global Development, and serves on the Boards of CHF International, the Americas Society, the South Texas College of Law, the Calpine Corporation, and the Devon Energy Company.

Mr. Mosbacher received a law degree in 1977 from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University in 1973.


Michael Miller and Porter DeLaney of the Kyle House Group (KHG) serve as the secretariat for CDR. KHG specializes in strategic relationship building, political and commercial advocacy, policy development and analysis, and international business and policy solutions for a range of leading companies, foundations, non-profits, and coalitions.