Mark Schwartz is a Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asia Pacific. He is a member of the Management Committee, on which he first served from 1999, when the firm went public, until his retirement in 2001. Mr. Schwartz rejoined the firm in June 2012 and is based in Beijing.
Mr. Schwartz first joined Goldman Sachs in 1979 in the Investment Banking Division. In 1997, he relocated to Tokyo to become President of Goldman Sachs Japan. In 1999, Mr. Schwartz was appointed Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asia. He became a Partner in 1988.
Prior to rejoining the firm, Mr. Schwartz was the Chairman of MissionPoint Capital Partners and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Soros Fund Management.
Mr. Schwartz serves as a Director on the board of SoftBank Corp. He is a trustee of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a member of the Executive Committee of the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian. He serves as an honorary trustee at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and on the Board of Directors of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard University. Much of Mr. Schwartz’s philanthropy at Harvard and MGH has been devoted to global health issues and HIV and TB research. He is also on the Boards of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard College, Harvard Business School and the Harvard School of Public Health.