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.


Evan G. Greenberg

Chairman & CEO, Chubb

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 Chair

Maurice R. Greenberg

Chairman & CEO, C.V. Starr & Co

Vice Chairs

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 & Strategic Partnerships, Invesco

Olivier Brandicourt

Senior Advisor at Blackstone Life Sciences; Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc., BenevolentAI S.A., and AvenCell Therapeutics, Inc.;
BeiGene, board member

Dan Bryant

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

Amy P. Celico

Albright Stonebridge Group, part of Dentons Global Advisors


John S. Chen

Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry (Retired)

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

Nelson G. Dong

Of Counsel, Co-Head of the National Security Group
Dorsey & Whitney

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

Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science; Director, 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

Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific Policy & Strategic Competitiveness at JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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

Katherine P. Kaup

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

Elizabeth D. Knup

Advisor, International Programs,
Ford Foundation

David M. Lampton

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

Margaret K. Lewis

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Institutional Operations and Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

Cheng Li

Professor of Political Science and Founding Director of the Centre on Governance of China and the World at the University of Hong Kong; Nonresident Senior Fellow – Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center

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


Co-President, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and South America

Gary F. Locke

Governor of Washington, 1997-2005; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 2009-2011; U.S. Ambassador, People’s Republic of China, 2011-2014

Samuel J. Locklear III

U.S. Pacific Command, 2012-2015;
Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired

Anja Manuel

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

Ken Miller

President & CEO,
Ken Miller Capital

Sheldon Pang

Vice Chairman,
Freepoint Commodities LLC

A. Robert Pietrzak

Partner (retired),
Sidley Austin

Clark T. Randt, Jr.

Randt & Co. LLC;
U.S. Ambassador, People’s Republic of China, 2001-2009

Jason W. Rekate

Global Head of Corporate Banking, Citigroup

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

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 Literature & Comparative Literature Chair; Council on East Asian Studies; 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 the Global Client Business, BlackRock

Robert H. Xiao

Perfect World Co., Ltd

Nancy Yao

Lecturer in Governance, Yale University; Independent Director, abrdn-managed Closed End Funds

Peng Zhao 

Citadel Securities

Chair Emeritus

W. Michael Blumenthal

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