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Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, is Chairman and CEO of Global Fiduciary Governance LLC, a leading strategy thought leadership company. Ted Malloch conceptualizes and executes some of today's most dynamic international projects. He was President of the World Economic Development Congress sponsored by CNN, where Lady Margaret Thatcher dubbed him a "global sherpa".

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Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch

BA, MLitt, PhD, hon DD, LLD, DBM, DHL, Dlitt

Global Thinker & Advisor

Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, scholar-diplomat-strategist, is an international expert on governance, economics, and business. A former Professor and Senior Fellow in Management Practice at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and Henley Business School, Dr. Malloch previously served as a Research Professor at Yale University. As President of the CNN World Economic Congress in 1992, he was given the moniker, “Global Sherpa” by Lady Margaret Thatcher.

Malloch is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Roosevelt Global Governance Group, a leading strategic management and thought leadership company. Ted has served on the executive board of the World Economic Forum (DAVOS); has held an ambassadorial level position at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland; worked in senior policy positions at the US State Department and US Senate and was in capital markets at Salomon Brothers on Wall Street. He was the head of all consulting at Wharton Econometrics and vice president over programs at the Aspen Institute. For a decade he founded and ran the PwC CEO Learning Partnership bringing together chief executives across 23 different industry groups, worldwide. He has experience and has served on over forty corporate, mutual fund, and not-for-profit boards, including universities, charitable trusts, and foundations.

Dr. Malloch earned his Ph.D. in international political economy from the University of Toronto, a B.A. from Gordon College, and an M.Litt. at the University of Aberdeen, on a St. Andrew’s Fellowship. He was a visiting professor at Tubingen University and a DAAD fellow at Kiel University, in Germany. Malloch has been awarded five honorary doctorates. He has written extensively on the nature of virtuous enterprise, the practices of practical wisdom, the pursuit of happiness, and the virtues of generosity and thrift.

The author of 18 books and hundreds of articles, his latest book, coauthored with the retired Chairman and CEO of Cargill, is Common Sense Business. His award-winning PBS documentary, "Doing Virtuous Business" was watched by 15 million by “viewers like you”. His memoir, Davos Aspen & Yale: My Life Behind the Elite Curtain as a Global Sherpa is a best seller.

My Thoughts On Ethical Finance

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Ted Malloch: Common Sense in Crisis – Business Ethics

Common Sense Business

America's Spiritual Capital

Spiritual Capital, Virtue, and Business

Zermatt Summit 2014 - Interview

Doing Virtuous Business by Theodore Malloch

Global Fiduciary Governance LLC

Vision - Strategy - Growth


Rapidly changing government regulations, compliance challenges, corporate governance matters, and increasing demands from shareholders are some of the obstacles facing executives in all sectors of the twenty-first century international marketplace. CEO’s, CFO’s, or CIO’s shouldn’t have to pay for the same recycled counseling. Leaders require inventive, diligent, and personalized consulting services.

The mission of Global Fiduciary Governance LLC is to provide unique management based consulting that focus on the benefits of corporate governance, operational controls, business ethics, and implementation of best practice procedures for fiduciaries charged with legal obligations and responsibilities under federal and state legislation.

Specifically, Global Fiduciary Governance LLC employs patented Fiduciary Audit® technology to help identify defects in operational controls and compliance procedures for executive leadership of Fortune 1000 companies, hedge funds, risk managers, compliance officers and start up financial entities. The Fiduciary Audit® Annual Report preemptively identifies potential gaps in Dodd-Frank fiduciary requirements, securities compliance, mandatory federal, state and compliance requirements and provides essential risk management solutions, operational controls and best practice opinions for clients.

In addition, Global Fiduciary Governance LLC offers in-house ethics and virtuous business training from one of the leading business ethics practitioners in the world, Theodore Roosevelt Malloch. Malloch advises companies on the virtuous business matrix, appropriate risk management structures, and conducts personalized, in-house ethics and virtuous business training for fiduciaries and executives.

Global Fiduciary Governance LLC also consults Fortune 1000 executives on selection of superior “independent” Board of Directors for placement on Compensation Committees, and Board of Director advisory groups. The company maintains a large database of qualified candidates with diverse and pertinent executive experience and expertise across industry sectors.

Global Fiduciary Governance LLC assumes the capabilities, products, and consulting services of The Global Fiduciary Governance LLC. For twenty years, the Global Fiduciary Governance LLC has helped clients meet or exceed their objectives by offering proactive, unbiased advice, due diligence, strategic advice, and thought leadership services to Fortune 1000 corporate clients, private clients at the C-level, ultra high net worth individuals, foundations, endowments and various family offices. Global Fiduciary Governance LLC will continue offering these services and those detailed above.

My Books

List Of Published Content


The End of Ethics and a Way Back: How To Fix a Fundamentally Broken Global Financial System

Even now, in the wake of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Wall Street bankers, fund managers, and corporate leaders, in an effort to appease unrealistic shareholder expectations while feeding their own corrosive greed, are doing all in their power to avoid reform.


Service Leadership: How Having a Calling Makes the Workplace More Effective

What will motivate an organization’s employees to be fully engaged in the corporate purpose? How can a company be more supportive of each individual’s pursuit of workplace meaning? Service Leadership answers these questions and more.


Common-Sense Business: Principles for Profitable Leadership

Inspired by Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, this work explains to readers in all walks of life that ethically driven business will lead to better long-term profits, larger customer bases and more positive customer relations, and a holistically improved business. This book is a must-read for business owners, entrepreneurs, students, and businessmen and women in all sectors of the economy.


America's Spiritual Capital

A very graceful statement of important truths. – Rodney Stark, author of The Victory of Reason


Practical Wisdom in Management: Business Across Spiritual Traditions

Practical Wisdom in Management is the first in-depth case-study book to explore how practical wisdom from spiritual and philosophical traditions inspires corporate culture and leadership. The outcome of the Practical Wisdom Initiative, between The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) and Yale University Center for Faith and Culture, it seeks to construct a bridge between the worlds of management and the spiritual and philosophical traditions.


Renewing American Culture: The Pursuit of Happiness

The rapid changes affecting America and the world have been led by economic and technological forces.


Thrift: Rebirth of a Forgotten Virtue

Despite the calls for massive spending and “stimulus,” if the current financial crisis has taught us anything, it is to save, not just spend. In fact, over the years “thrift” has become America’s lost or forgotten virtue, rarely mentioned and never celebrated, despite its historical significance.


Davos, Aspen, & Yale: My Life Behind the Elite Curtain as a Global Sherpa

A former Yale professor and senior business executive whose contact list includes the most powerful leaders in business, media and politics, Ted Malloch has seen it all, done it all, and now is telling all.


A list of documents and presentations from previous engagements.

The CFO Summit

The University Club, Washington, DC

Globalization And Security

Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California

Evolving Role Of Private Equity

Executive Global Conference, New York, NY

WHITE PAPER On Spiritual Capital

University Club in Washington D.C.

World Economic Development

Finance officials of the US, Japan, and EC met in Washington, 1992

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