Who is Harlan Mandel? Wiki, Biography, Age, Maya Wiley’s Husband, Height

Harlan Mandel is the CEO of Media Development Investment Fund and is best known as the husband of an American lawyer, professor, and civil rights activist, Maya Wiley.

Who is Harlan Mandel?

Harlan Mandel


Harlan Mandel




60 years old


Maya Wiley


5 feet 8 Inche tall

Harlan Mandel attended the University of Pennsylvania and earned Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Asian Studies, then graduated from Harvard Business School and studied Executive Program, Private Equity, and Venture Capital. Also, he holds Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law. From 1989 to 1996, he worked as an Associate at Morrison & Forester, then joined Open Society Institute as served as Deputy General Counsel. Since November 2020, he is the Board Member of Mail & Guardian, also he is the Board Member of Colab. Furthermore, Harlan is the Member Board of Directors at Scroll Media and Malaysiakini. Since June 2020, he is the Chairman of the Board at Grupa Eurozet. In October 2019, he became a member of the World Economic Forum.

Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer at Media Development Investment Fund, he manages debt and equity investments in over 50 news outlets on five continents. Previously, he worked as the Deputy Managing Director from 1998 to April 2011. Briefly, Harlan practiced law in the New York and Los Angeles offices of Morrison & Foerster, specializing in Intellectual property, New media law, and international litigation. Besides, he is interviewed by several media outlets and was is a frequent speaker at impact investing and media development events. On Linkedin, he describes himself as “Harlan also has designed and raised a number of innovative impact investment vehicles for MDIF, including a series of structured debt issuances through Switzerland’s Bank Vontobel in partnership with responsAbility, a debt facility guaranteed by Sida, and a private equity fund,” and added “He has extensive experience working in emerging and frontier markets as an impact investment manager and attorney. In his role at MDIF, Harlan has served on the boards of various media companies in Brazil, India, Malaysia, Poland and South Africa.”

How old is Harlan Mandel?

Harlan Mandel

Harlan Mandel was born in 1960/1961 in the USA, he is 60 years old. Talking about his family, we have limited information about his father, mother, and siblings.

Know About Harlan Mandel Wife

Harlan Mandel

Harlan Mandel is married to Maya Wiley, the couple shares two daughters and lives in a historic Prospect Park South estate worth $2.7 million, it was built by architect John J. Petit in 1905. The couple’s younger daughter attended an elite private school that charges $51,000 per year in tuition and their oldest daughter attended the public Mark Twain Intermediate School for the Gifted and Talented in Brooklyn and then enrolled at Humanities Preparatory Academy in Manhattan.

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