Brooks Preston served as Vice President and Head of Investment Funds for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation from 2014 to 2017 where he was Chair of the investment committee for Investment Funds Department, a member of the Investment Committee for OPIC, and on the Executive Management Committee of OPIC.

Prior to OPIC, Brooks was the co-managing partner and founder of the Virgin Green Fund Emerging Markets, a principal at Wolfensohn & Company, an emerging market private equity fund and had senior management roles at BP plc. Brooks was Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of Natural Resources and Environment and Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Forestry at USDA in the Clinton/Gore Administration and a Professional Staff Member at the Senate Committee Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. He is a member of the SVI Advisory Board.