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Haris Hromic

Carnegie Council Trustee

Haris Hromic


Haris Hromic's professional career includes engagements in the financial services industry, the NGO field, government, and academia. Professionally, he is engaged as a vice president at the Credit Suisse Institutional Sales Group effort in New York specializing in global debt capital markets. Prior to Credit Suisse, Hromic worked for Barclays Capital in New York after it acquired Lehman Brothers, where in a secondary capacity he also served on the Barclays Cultural Awareness Network Steering Committee as a leader of the Professional Organizations, Partnerships and Sponsorship initiatives. Prior to Barclays Capital he served at the New York City Mayor Bloomberg's Office of Management and Budget with oversight responsibilities for a $1.6 billion capital program. Early on in his career he was a research fellow at the CUNY Research Foundation. 

Hromic is a second-term member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs serving on development and nominating committees. In 2008, Hromic was elected a fellow of The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce in London. He currently serves as a board member of The Royal Society of Arts in the United States and a chairman of the society's Benjamin Franklin Medal. He is a founding member of the Bosniak Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina in Washington DC, where he served as the chairman of the board of trustees. Hromic was a founding member of the Council of the C-1 World organization dedicated to improving the relations between the Muslim and Western worlds and currently serves as the vice president of the World Bosniak Congress. Since 2014, he leads an effort, along with the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, one of the most renowned international centers for the study of the prevention of genocide, to help deliver a National Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention Program for Bosnia, thereby setting the stage for development of a national reconciliation curriculum targeting institutions of higher education. Since 2013, he serves as an advisor to the New York City police commissioner, currently under William J. Bratton (appointed by Raymond W Kelly). 

He has coauthored and published works in the field of international relations, social reconstruction and genocide, gender leadership politics, common security, and global citizenship. Hromic is a co-author of several resolutions in the United States Congress as well as the 2009 resolution of the European Parliament that proclaimed July 11 as a Day of Commemoration of the Srebrenica Genocide throughout the European Union (EU).

Selected Publications:

  • UN remarks on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide, July 10, 2015
  • Lynee A. Weikart, Greg Chen, Daniel W. Williams, Haris Hromic, "The Democratic Sex: Gender Differences and the Exercise of Power," Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, Volume: 28 Issue: 1 2006
  • "Rationalizing the Process of Truth and Reconciliation after Genocide—Practical Suggestions for Social Reconstruction in Bosnia and Herzegovina," Local-Global Journal, March 2006
  • "Mid-term Prospects for Western Balkans: Consolidating Security Systems and Democratic Governance," U.S. Foreign Policy Review, Foreign Policy Initiative, Sarajevo, March 2005
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    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015

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