Mark Kramer is a leading researcher, writer, speaker and consultant on strategies for social impact. He is best known as the co-author of seminal articles on Creating Shared Value in Harvard Business Review and Collective Impact in Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Mark is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, a member of the Aspen Philanthropy Group, and serves on advisory boards for Nestle and Kimberly-Clark. He is also the Co-Founder and Managing Director of FSG, a 150-person global social impact consulting firm. He has led consulting engagements across all of FSG’s impact areas, with particular emphasis on philanthropic strategy for private foundations, shared value initiatives, strategic evaluation, and impact investing. Previously, Mark served as President of the private equity firm Kramer Capital Management. He holds a BA from Brandeis University, MBA from The Wharton School, and JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
I am delighted to join the WBA Supervisory Board and to support their important work. Companies are essential partners in reaching the SDGs, but without consistent and reliable metrics that hold companies accountable for their commitments to the SDGs, we have no hope of reaching these urgent targets in time.