|Bradley Abelow '89|
Bradley Abelow '89
Chief Operating Officer
MF Global Inc.
Bradley Abelow is chief operating officer of MF Global Inc. MF is a leading cash and derivatives broker delivering access to products, solutions and insights across the world’s financial markets.
Prior to joining MF, Brad was a founding partner of NewWorld Capital Group, a private equity firm investing in businesses active in environmental opportunities (alternative energy, energy efficiency, waste and water treatment, and environmental services).
Before co-founding NewWorld, he was chief of staff to Jon Corzine, governor of the State of New Jersey. Prior to that he served as treasurer of the State of New Jersey.
Before serving in New Jersey State Government, Brad was a partner and managing director of the Goldman Sachs Group, where he managed Goldman’s Operations Division, which was responsible for the global processing and corporate services functions of the firm. Earlier, Brad was responsible for Goldman Sachs operations, technology, risk, and finance functions in Asia, based in Hong Kong. Brad joined Goldman Sachs in 1989 in the Investment Banking Division’s Corporate Finance Department. In 2005, he led the effort to create an Environmental Policy Framework for Goldman Sachs. The framework led to the creation of the Goldman Sachs Center for Environmental Markets.
Brad serves as chairman of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Finance Advisory Board. He is also a trustee of the Century Foundation and Just Vision.
Brad holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Northwestern University and a master's in public and private management from the Yale School of Management.