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Mike Muldoon

Chief of StaffPresident's Office, The Rockefeller Foundation

Mike Muldoon serves as the Chief of Staff and joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2017. Previously, as Managing Director of Innovative Finance, Mike brought a unique perspective to the Foundation’s portfolio having worked in the development finance space for public and private sector entities. He also led the Foundation’s Program Related Investment (PRI) work, which consists of a growing portfolio of investments (debt, equity, guarantees) that support the Foundation’s philanthropic goals.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Mike was a Director at Latitude Capital, a private equity firm focused on utility scale power in emerging markets. At Latitude Mike supported all elements of the firm’s business – from investment execution to investor relations. Prior to Latitude, Mike was a Senior Investment Officer at the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) loan guarantee program, the Development Credit Authority, where he was responsible for developing loan guarantees to facilitate lending for local businesses and infrastructure, primarily in Africa.

Mike began his career in consulting in Washington, DC where he also received a degree from The George Washington University in International Affairs.

Authored Content

  • May 04 2020
    Perspective Moving to Blunt the Impact of Covid-19 The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed deep inequities and vulnerabilities in even the world’s most advanced economies just as it tests our collective abilities to respond. Government, as well as private companies and foundations, must now wrestle with both a viral menace and a cratering economy, with hundreds of millions of people around the world now […] Mike Muldoon
  • Apr 05 2019
    Perspective Social Impact Investing in China – A Tipping Point We recently returned from an eight-day trip to China and came away invigorated by the rapidly-evolving Chinese philanthropic landscape. From the financial capital of Shanghai and Beijing to the social entrepreneurs of Shenzhen, we sought to understand and uncover opportunities for The Rockefeller Foundation to bring its expertise in innovative finance to support China’s effort […] Mike Muldoon