Frank Brown

Managing Director,
Chief Risk Officer

REGION United States


Frank Brown is a Managing Director and General Atlantic’s Chief Risk Officer, leading the firm’s global risk management program. Prior to that, he served as Chief Operating Officer for nine years. Before joining General Atlantic in 2011, Frank served as Dean of INSEAD, a leading international business school, from 2006 to 2011. Under his leadership, the school increased participation of female students in the M.B.A. program by more than 50%, and established the Abu Dhabi campus, the Blue Ocean Strategy Institute, and the Social Innovation Centre. Prior to INSEAD, Frank had a distinguished 26-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, including leading its $3.5 billion Advisory Services practice. Frank is the author of The Global Business Leader: Practical Advice for Success in a Transcultural Marketplace, and is a frequent speaker on leadership topics.

Current Board Affiliations

The Home Depot, Board Member and Audit Committee Chairman


Bucknell University, B.S.B.A., Accounting
Wharton, Advanced Management Program

Community Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
Asia Society, Trustee
Bethel Woods, Board Member
British American Business, Member of the International Advisory Board
Bucknell University, Board Member
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, President of the Board of Trustees