Mark J. Robinson, ’88 History & Political Science

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Partner, Centerview Partners

Mark Robinson is a partner at Centerview Partners, a leading global investment banking firm. Previously, he worked at Merrill Lynch & Co and was responsible for its global investment banking healthcare practice. Mr. Robinson is a past co-chair of the College of Letters & Science Advisory Board and a trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation. Together with his wife Stephanie, he established the Robinson Program in Life Science Business and Entrepreneurship; a dual degree undergraduate program between the Haas School of Business and the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley. Mr. Robinson was appointed as a regent of the University of California in July 2022 by Governor Newsom to a term expiring in 2034. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the board of the Thacher School in Ojai, California. He earned a master of business administration from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley. The Robinsons are Builders of Berkeley.