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


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

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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 Scholar & Founding Director Emeritus, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States; U.S. Ambassador, People's Republic of China, 1991-1995

James R. Sasser
U.S. Ambassador, People's Republic of China, 1996-1999; Senator (D-TN), 1977-1995

Treasurer         


Keith W. Abell

Co-founder, Sungate Asset Management

Secretary         


I. Peter Wolff
Former SVP, International & Executive
Advisor, Time Warner

 

Jonathan Auerbach 
EVP & Chief Strategy, Growth and Data Officer, PayPal

Ajay Banga
President & CEO, Mastercard

Dennis C. Blair
Director of National Intelligence, 2009-2010; Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, 1999-2002; Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired)
 
Olivier Brandicort
Former CEO, Sanofi and Bayer HealthCare
 
Deborah Bräutigam
Director, China Africa Research Initiative, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
 
Dan Bryant
SVP, Global Public Policy and 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
Chief Public Affairs Officer, JUUL Labs
 
Robert L. Daly
Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 
Nelson G. Dong
Partner; Head, National Security Group; Co-head, Asia Group, Dorsey & Whitney
 
Elizabeth C. Economy
C.V. Starr Senior Fellow & Director, Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
 
Richard Edelman
President & CEO, Edelman
 
William E. Ford
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, MIT Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
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
 
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
 
Jacob J. Lew
Visiting Professor of International & Public Affairs, Columbia University; Partner, Lindsay Goldberg; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 2013-2017

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
 
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
 
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
 
Ken Miller
President & CEO, Ken Miller Capital
 
Howard P. Milstein
Chairman, New York Private Bank & Trust; Chairman, Milstein Properties
 
Douglas H. Paal
Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council, 1991-1993
 
Sheldon Pang
Vice Chairman, Freepoint Commodities
 
Yvonne Pei
Senior Vice President, The Walt Disney Company, Greater China
 
A. Robert Pietrzak
Partner (retired), Sidley Austin
 
Joshua Cooper Ramo
Vice Chairman & Co-CEO, Kissinger Associates
 
Clark T. Randt, Jr.
U.S. Ambassador, People's Republic of China, 2001-2009
 
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
 
Jan F. van Eck 
CEO, VanEck
 
Robert H. Xiao 
CEO, Perfect World
 
Jerry Yang 
Founding Partner, AME Cloud Ventures; Co-founder & former CEO, Yahoo!
   

Chair Emeritus

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