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.

Chair


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
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.

V

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

V         


Thomas H. Kean
Chairman & CEO, THK Consulting; Governor of New Jersey, 1982-1990

V         


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

Treasurer         


Keith W. Abell

Founder, Sungate Properties

Secretary         


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)
 
Olivier Brandicourt
Former CEO, Sanofi and Bayer HealthCare
 
Dan Bryant
SVP, Global Public Policy & Government Affairs, Walmart
 
Amy P. Celico
Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group
Senior Director for China, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, 2006-2007

John S. Chen
Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry
 
Peter M. Cleveland
Vice President, Global Government Affairs, TSMC
 
Daniel Cruise
Partner, Tikehau Capital
 
Ray Dalio
Founder, Co-Chairman, & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Bridgewater Associates
 
Robert L. Daly
Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Wilson Center
 
Nelson G. Dong
Partner; Head, National Security Group; Co-head, Asia Group, Dorsey & Whitney
 
Richard Edelman
President & CEO, Edelman
 
Barbara H. Franklin
President & CEO, Barbara Franklin Enterprises; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1992-1993
 
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
Maurice R. Greenberg Director's Chair, Carnegie-Tsinghua 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
Dean, School of International and Public Affairs & Professor of Practice, International Economic Law and International Affairs, Columbia University; Former Chair & Director, Nasdaq
 
Katherine P. Kaup
James B. Duke Professor of Asian Studies and Politics and International Affairs, Furman University
 
Elizabeth D. Knup
Director, China, The Ford Foundation
 
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); Ambassador to China (2011-2014)
 
Samuel J. Locklear III
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, 2012-2015; Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)
 
Anja Manuel
Co-founder & Partner, Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC
 
Nancy Yao Maasbach
President, Museum of Chinese in America
 
Evan S. Medeiros
Penner Family Chair in Asian Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council, 2013-2015
 
Sheldon Pang
Vice Chairman, Freepoint Commodities
 
Yvonne Pei
Senior Vice President, The Walt Disney Company, Greater China
 
Joshua Cooper Ramo
Chairman & CEO, Sornay, LLC
 
Clark T. Randt, Jr.
U.S. Ambassador, People's Republic of China, 2001-2009
 
Jason W. Rekate
Global Head of Corporate Banking, Citigroup
 
Daniel H. Rosen
Partner, Rhodium Group
 
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
 
Jan F. van Eck 
CEO, VanEck
 
Richard Verma 
General Counsel & Head of Global Public Policy, Mastercard
 
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
 
Jerry Yang 
Founding Partner, AME Cloud Ventures; Co-founder & former CEO, Yahoo!
 
Peng Zhao 
CEO, Citadel Securities

Chair Emeritus

 
W. Michael Blumenthal  
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1977-1979