Michael J. Warren
Michael Warren is Managing Director of ASG.
In this role, he leads strategic growth initiatives, which includes oversight of sectoral teams and client work in the United States and Canada. Previously, he served as the firm's Managing Principal (2013-2017).
Mr. Warren brings many years of leadership in financial services, international business, and government policy. He advises clients on international growth strategies, stakeholder management issues, and economic and geopolitical issues affecting global markets.
Mr. Warren serves on the boards of a number of institutional investors. He is a Trustee of the District of Columbia Retirement Board, DC’s public pension fund, where he served two terms as Chairman and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Investment Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Commonfund, a Connecticut-based institutional investment firm that manages $24 billion in assets. In 2010, Mr. Warren was appointed by President Obama to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. development finance institution, where he chairs the Audit Committee.
During the first term of the Obama administration, Mr. Warren served as Senior Advisor in the White House Presidential Personnel Office, overseeing the appointments process for the economic agencies in the U.S. Government. He was also a member of the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition as co-lead for the Treasury and Federal Reserve agency review teams.
Previously, Mr. Warren worked at McKinsey & Company, where he was based in the U.S. and South Korea, both as a strategic consultant in the technology and financial institutions practices and as a fellow of the McKinsey Global Institute. He has also held senior operating positions at two high growth companies. During the Clinton administration, Mr. Warren served in the White House as Executive Director of the National Economic Council and at the U.S. Department of Labor in the Office of the Secretary.
A native of Indiana, Mr. Warren graduated from Yale University and from Balliol College, University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He serves on the Yale School of Management’s Board of Advisors and on the Yale President’s Council for International Activities.
He is based in Washington, D.C.