Managing Director, Public Capital Advisors, LLC
Carole Brookins is managing director at Public Capital Advisors. The U.S. executive director to the World Bank from 2001 to 2005, she now serves on the North American agribusiness advisory board of Rabobank International, the Center for Financial Stability's advisory board, and the board of trustees of the nonprofit GVEP International (Global Village Energy Partnership). A counselor of the International Agribusiness Management Association, Brookins was awarded the Merite Agricole medal by the French government and honored as 2003's "Woman of the Year" by the Organization of Women in International Trade. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Bretton Woods Committee. In 2008-2009, Brookins served as a member of the Prince of Wales' Rainforests Project advisory council. She founded and served as CEO of World Perspectives, a Washington, D.C., consulting firm, from 1980 to 2001. Previously she worked as a municipal bond underwriter, in commodities with the Chicago Board of Trade, and as a vice president of E.F. Hutton.