Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
575 South Charles Street Suite 505
Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic
and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in
Pennsylvania and Indonesia. The firm provides strategic analytical
services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies,
and real estate developers among others.
Maryland governor Larry Hogan recently appointed him Chair of the Maryland
Economic Development Commission. He also serves as chairman of the
Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee. He is also the Chief
Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to
the Construction Financial Management Association.
He currently lectures at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy.
He has also taught international economics, urban economics, micro- and
macroeconomics at Hopkins.
In 2007, the Daily Record newspaper selected Mr. Basu as one of Maryland’s 50
most influential people. The Baltimore Business Journal named him one of the
region’s 20 most powerful business leaders in 2010.
Mr. Basu has been on many boards over time, including First Mariner Bank, the
Baltimore City Public School System, Port Discovery, the Baltimore School for
the Arts, Union Memorial Hospital. He is currently on the boards of the
Lyric Opera House, the University System of Maryland Foundation, and the
Archdiocese of Baltimore School System.
Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in
1990. He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s
John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the
University of Maryland, College Park. His Juris Doctor was earned at the
University Of Maryland School Of Law.