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John E. Morton is vice president for investment policy at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. He brings over fifteen years of experience in emerging markets, and environmental and economic policy. Prior to joining OPIC, John was managing director of the Pew Economic Policy Group at The Pew Charitable Trusts. Prior to joining Pew, he served as director of national security policy for the John Kerry presidential campaign. Previously, John was an investment officer with Global Environment Fund. He also worked as a strategy consultant with Mercer Management Consulting. He began his professional career at the World Bank, where he managed investments in the former Soviet Union. John received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies. He graduated from Harvard College with a BA in Russian History and Literature. John has served on the boards of directors and executive committee of the National Security Network and the Clean Energy Network. He is a Fellow of the U.S.-Japan Leadership Program as well as of the inaugural class of the Catto Fellowship of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.