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.
Ambassador Mark Dybul
Mark Dybul is the former Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Dybul has worked on HIV and public health for more than 25 years as a clinician, scientist, teacher and administrator.
After graduating from Georgetown Medical School in Washington D.C., Dybul joined the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases where he conducted basic and clinical studies on HIV virology, immunology and treatment optimization, including the first randomized, controlled trial with combination antiretroviral therapy inAfrica. Dybul became a founding architect and driving force in the implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief,
better known as PEPFAR. After serving as Chief Medical Officer, Assistant, Deputy and Acting director, in 2006 he was appointed as its leader, becoming U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, with the rank of Ambassador at the level of an Assistant Secretary of State. He served until early 2009.
Dybul is a Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2014 to present. He has written extensively in scientific and policy literature, and has received several Honorary Degrees and awards.
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.