Mark Gallogly is Co-Founder of Three Cairns Group, a social impact firm focused on climate through venture investing, philanthropy, and public policy. He recently served at the U.S. Department of State as an Expert Senior Advisor to Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry. Gallogly’s focus was on engaging the private sector and financial institutions on climate action. He had a 35-year career in investing. In 2005, Gallogly co-founded Centerbridge Partners, an investment firm with over $30 billion of assets under management that deploys capital in private equity, real estate, and credit investing. He retired from Centerbridge in December 2020. Prior to Centerbridge, he worked with the Blackstone Group for 16 years. He served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 2010 to 2012 and on the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 2008 to 2010. Gallogly earned his BA from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from Columbia University.