Nicolas Berggruen

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Birthday
10, 1961
Birthplace
Paris, France
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Paris, France

About

This president of the Berggruen Holdings investment organization also founded a think-tank called the Berggruen Institute on Governance and a global publication called The WorldPost.

Before Fame

After studying in Paris, France, and apprenticing at London Merchant Securities in England, he earned a degree in business and finance from New York University.

Trivia

During the 1980s, he worked for both Bass Brothers Enterprises and Jacobson and Company.

Family Life

His father, Heinz Berggruen, established the Museum Berggruen, a modern art gallery in Berlin, Germany. His mother, Bettina Moissi, was a German screen actress and the star of the 1948 movie Long Is the Road.

Associated With

The 21st Century Council, a government reform initiative introduced by his Berggruen Institute on Governance, included among its ranks the prominent American economist and former U.S. Secretary of Treasury, Lawrence Summers.