The National Committee’s board of directors is composed of leading scholars, corporate executives, and former policymakers, who generously give of their time and expertise.


Jacob J. Lew

Visiting Professor of International & Public Affairs, Columbia University
Partner, Lindsay Goldberg
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 2013-2017

Honorary Chair

Carla A. Hills

Chair & CEO, Hills & Company, International Consultants
Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group
U.S. Trade Representative, 1989-1993
U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development, 1975-1977

Executive Vice Chairs

Maurice R. Greenberg

Chairman & CEO, C.V. Starr & Co

Henry A. Kissinger

Chairman, Kissinger Associates
U.S. Secretary of State, 1973-1977
U.S. National Security Advisor, 1969-1975

Vice Chairs

Evan G. Greenberg

Chairman & CEO, Chubb

Thomas H. Kean

Chairman & CEO, THK Consulting; Governor of New Jersey, 1982-1990

Nicholas R. Lardy

Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

William R. Rhodes

President & CEO, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors

J. Stapleton Roy

Distinguished Fellow & Founding Director Emeritus, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Wilson Center; U.S. Ambassador, People’s Republic of China, 1991-1995


Keith W. Abell

Chairman, N4XT Experiences Inc., Los Angeles Fashion Week Enterprises Inc , and Beauty Days, Inc. 


I. Peter Wolff

Former SVP, International & Executive
Advisor, Time Warner


Jonathan Auerbach

EVP & Chief Strategy, Growth & Data Officer, PayPal

Dennis C. Blair

Director of National Intelligence, 2009-2010; Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, 1999-2002; Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)

Andy Blocker

Global Head of Public Policy & Head of US Government Affairs, Invesco

Olivier Brandicourt

Former CEO, Sanofi and Bayer HealthCare

Dan Bryant

Executive Vice President, Global Public Policy & Government Affairs, Walmart Inc.

Angela Chao 

Chair and CEO,
Foremost Group 


John S. Chen

Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry

Peter M. Cleveland

Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, TSMC

Daniel Cruise

Partner, Tikehau Capital

Ray Dalio

Founder, CIO Mentor, and Member of the Bridgewater Board

Robert L. Daly

Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Wilson Center

Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2015-2019; General, Marine Corps (retired)

William E. Ford

Chairman and CEO, General Atlantic

Barbara H. Franklin

President & CEO, Barbara Franklin Enterprises; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1992-1993

M. Taylor Fravel

Chairman and Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science & Director, MIT Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mary E. Gallagher

Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights, Department of Political Science & Director of the International Institute, University of Michigan

Paul T. Haenle

Chair, Carnegie China Center for Global Policy; Director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolia Affairs, National Security Council, 2007-2009

Benjamin D. Harburg

Managing Partner, MSA Capital

Ming Hsieh

Chairman & CEO, Fulgent Genetics

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

U.S. Ambassador, Russia, 2017-2019, People’s Republic of China, 2009-2011, Singapore, 1992-1993; Governor of Utah, 2005-2009

Merit E. Janow

Independent Chair of the Board of Directors of Mastercard; Dean Emerita & Professor of Practice, International Economic Law & International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Katherine P. Kaup

James B. Duke Professor of Asian Studies and Politics and International Affairs, Furman University

David M. Lampton

Professor Emeritus & Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Cheng Li

Director, John L. Thornton China Center; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution

Kenneth G. Lieberthal

Senior Fellow Emeritus, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution; Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council, 1998-2000

Gary F. Locke

Interim President, Bellevue College; Governor of Washington, 1997-2005; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 2009-2011; U.S. Ambassador to China, 2011-2014

Anja Manuel

Co-founder & Partner, Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC

Ken Miller

President & CEO, Ken Miller Capital

Yvonne Pei

Senior Vice President, The Walt Disney Company, Greater China

A. Robert Pietrzak

Partner (retired), Sidley Austin

Joshua Cooper Ramo

Chairman & CEO, Sornay, LLC

Jason W. Rekate

Global Head of Corporate Banking, Citigroup

Daniel H. Rosen

Partner, Rhodium Group

David Sandalow

Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University; Under Secretary and Assistant Secretary of Energy, 2009-2013; Assistant Secretary of State, 1999-2001; Senior Director, National Security Council, 1996-1999

Rob Speyer

President & CEO, Tishman Speyer

Susan A. Thornton

Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School; Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, 2017-2018

Ernie L. Thrasher

CEO & Chief Marketing Officer, Xcoal Energy & Resources

Jing Tsu

John M. Schiff Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Comparative Literature, Yale University

Jan F. van Eck 

CEO, VanEck

Jessica Chen Weiss

Michael J. Zak Professor for China and Asia-Pacific Studies, Cornell University

Leana S. Wen

Emergency Physician & Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University’s School of Public Health; Nonresident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Mark Wiedman 

Senior Managing Director, Head of International and of Corporate Strategy, BlackRock

Robert H. Xiao

CEO, Perfect World Co., Ltd

Jerry Yang

Founding Partner, AME Cloud Ventures; Co-founder & former CEO, Yahoo!

Nancy Yao

President, Museum of Chinese in America

Peng Zhao 

CEO, Citadel Securities

Chair Emeritus

W. Michael Blumenthal

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1977-1979