Mary Karol Cline
Mary Cline’s mission is to help business leaders and investors make sense of critical political, economic, and social trends shaping the business environments in which they operate around the world.
Mary Cline’s mission is to help business leaders and investors make sense of critical political, economic, and social trends shaping the business environments in which they operate around the world. In 2013, Mary joined Longview Global Advisors, a consultancy that works with clients on a range of tasks from market intelligence to thought leadership and executive and corporate positioning. To this end, Mary leads Longview’s research and the firm’s network of regional, sector, and issue experts around the world. Backed by this well-sourced team, Mary develops insights that “bring the outside in” and enable executives to expand their vision and talk about the world, not just the business.
In addition, Mary is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, where teaches on political risk analysis and is developing a course on the role of the private sector in development.
Prior to joining Longview Global Advisors, Mary worked at Eurasia Group in Washington with responsibility for global trends, new product development, and adding global corporate and sector relevance to the firm’s political risk analysis. She served on the operating and product development committees and managed strategic client relationships. Previously, Mary was a Scholar in Residence at the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Affairs in Dubai, and a Research Fellow at the Dubai School of Government, where she focused on Middle East energy politics and regional economics.