Eleanor Thompson joined the National Committee in 2022 as an operations associate. Prior to joining the Committee, she worked as a legal analyst at Davis Polk & Wardwell in the structured products group. She spent the summer of 2019 studying Mandarin Chinese at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan through the State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship. She also served as an intern for the Miller Center, researching executive branch policies specifically related to periods of economic turbulence throughout American history.
Ms. Thompson received her M.S. in commerce and B.A. in economics and English at the University of Virginia on an accelerated “3+1” track. Her interest in China began as a child when she lived in Beijing with her family and she has advanced proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, exploring New York City, and traveling.