Clinton Global Initiative

Government IAC Members

 
Eduardo Aguirre Eduardo Aguirre


Eduardo Aguirre is former U.S. ambassador to Spain and Andorra. His 40-year career spans government service, banking and business consulting.

As ambassador to Spain and Andorra, he oversaw a multitude of bilateral issues, including national...

Richard Allen Richard V. Allen


Richard V. Allen is an international business consultant. He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University. He is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Strategic & International Studies,...
Don Bonker Don Bonker


Don Bonker, former U.S. congressman, is a member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council and an executive director at APCO. He is a leading authority on international trade and investment and foreign policy issues.

Congressman Bonker...
Laurens Jan Brinkhorst Laurens Jan Brinkhorst


Laurens Jan Brinkhorst formerly served as a member of the European and Netherlands Parliaments and is a professor of international and European law and governance at the University of Leiden. He has a long and distinguished political and academic...

Bertrand Cousin Bertrand Cousin


Bertrand Cousin has more than 30 years of experience in French government affairs and media relations and has advised numerous high-ranking elected officials and heads of companies. Mr. Cousin is a former member of the French Parliament and State Council...
Stuart Eizenstat Stuart Eizenstat


Stuart Eizenstat, former deputy secretary of the Department of the Treasury, was recently co-chairman of the European-American Business Council. He is currently a partner at the law firm Covington and Burling LLP where he heads their international...

Maurice Fraser Maurice Fraser


Maurice Fraser advises clients on European and international public policy issues. He is a senior teaching fellow of the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he is director of the LSE-Sciences Po European Double Master’s Degree programme...
Dan Glickman Dan Glickman


Dan Glickman, former U.S. secretary of agriculture, is the executive director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program, a nongovernmental, nonpartisan educational program for members of the United States Congress. Secretary Glickman also serves as...
J. Joseph Grandmaison J. Joseph Grandmaison


J. Joseph Grandmaison is a former member of the board of directors of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. He was nominated for the position by President George W. Bush in November 2001 for a term that expired in July 2009.

Mr. Grandmaison's responsibilities...
Stephen Hadley Stephen Hadley


Stephen Hadley is a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC, formed with former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Anja Manuel, former special assistant to Nicholas Burns, undersecretary for political affairs at the U.S. Department...

Peter Hannaford Peter D. Hannaford


Peter Hannaford, president of Hannaford Enterprises, Inc., has served as an APCO senior counselor since 2001. His clients have included the New York Stock Exchange, General Motors, Citibank and 3M. Before forming his own company, he was assistant to...
Arthur Hartman Arthur Hartman


Arthur Hartman, former United States ambassador to both the Soviet Union and France, has extensive experience in foreign affairs and international economic matters. He now specializes in advising senior corporate executives on strategies for foreign...
Said Jawad Said T. Jawad


H.E. Said Tayeb Jawad served as ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States from 2003 to 2010. He also served as Afghanistan’s non-resident ambassador to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Ambassador Jawad returned to Afghanistan after...

Aleksander Kwaśniewski Aleksander Kwaśniewski


Aleksander Kwasniewski is the former president of Poland. During his 10 years in office, President Kwasniewski navigated Poland through the delicate transition from communism. He successfully led the adoption of a new national constitution...
Eugene Lawson Eugene K. Lawson


Eugene K. Lawson, former head of the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), has more than 30 years of experience in international affairs and economics. For 15 years, Mr. Lawson led the USRBC, one of the most powerful business organizations bridging the...
Delano Lewis Delano Lewis


Delano E. Lewis, former U.S. ambassador to the Republic of South Africa and former president and chief executive officer of National Public Radio, has led a long and successful career in global corporate and public affairs.

Prior to his diplomatic...

Vada Manager Vada Manager


Vada O. Manager, senior counselor in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office is a premier global business and communication strategist with particular expertise in sport and product marketing, branding and positioning, crisis management, litigation...
Anja Manuel Anja Manuel


Anja Manuel is a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC, formed with former U.S. Secretary Condoleezza Rice and former U.S. National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley. The firm assists CEOs and senior executives at major corporations in expanding...

Sergio Marchi Sergio Marchi


Sergio Marchi, co-chair of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council, brings extensive expertise in policy development and implementation, particularly in the area of international trade and development. Ambassador Marchi provides clients with...

Anita B. McBride Anita B. McBride


Anita B. McBride served as assistant to President George W. Bush and chief of staff to First Lady Laura Bush from 2005 to 2009, where she coordinated closely with policy-makers and worked directly with agency heads, senior White House officials and...

James McGregor James McGregor


James McGregor is chairman of APCO Worldwide's greater China region and author of two highly regarded books: No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism, published in October 2012, and One Billion...
Mark Michelson Mark Michelson


Mark Michelson, senior counselor at APCO Worldwide, helps corporations, governments and other organizations develop, communicate and achieve their goals; build support for their reputations, positions, products and services; anticipate and advocate...

James Moore, Jr. James P. Moore, Jr.


James P. Moore, Jr., has a rich background in business, government and academia. For the past decade he has taught international business, ethics and management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and has been honored for...

Christian Murck Christian Murck


Christian Murck is a member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council. He is an expert in East Asian studies and has more than 30 years of experience in finance, public affairs and foreign business operations. Mr. Murck rejoins APCO after having...
Michael Oxley Michael G. Oxley


Michael G. Oxley is former chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. One of the key authors of the landmark Sarbanes-Oxley Act, he provides high-level strategic counsel to domestic and multinational clients regarding corporate governance, financial...
Kavita Patel Kavita Patel


Kavita Patel is a health policy specialist and board-certified physician whose expertise centers on issues such as delivery system reform, access, coverage and quality.

Dr. Patel is a fellow and managing director of delivery system reform...

Wayne Pines Wayne L. Pines


Wayne L. Pines, member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council and president of health care for the consultancy, provides strategic counsel to clients facing crises or media, legislative, regulatory or marketing challenges.

Mr. Pines has...
Itamar Rabinovich Itamar Rabinovich


Itamar Rabinovich served as Israeli ambassador to the United States and was Israel’s chief negotiator with Syria under the Yitzhak Rabin government. Ambassador Rabinovich is an incumbent of the Yona and Dina Ettinger Chair in Contemporary History...

Bill Richardson Bill Richardson


Gov. Bill Richardson, chairman of APCO Worldwide’s Global Political Strategies (GPS) group, has extensive experience in public service, academia and the private sector. He completed his second term as governor of New Mexico in 2010, having been elected...
Donald Riegle Jr. Donald W. Riegle Jr.


Don Riegle, former United States senator, serves as chairman of APCO Worldwide’s government relations team and helps develop and direct client strategy for governments, companies, associations and various nongovernmental organizations. With more than...
Tim Roemer Tim Roemer


Tim Roemer, former six-term U.S. representative for Indiana’s 3rd congressional district, most recently served as U.S. ambassador to India. He has a strong background in international trade and investment, education policy and national security.

During...
J. Stapleton Roy J. Stapleton Roy


Stapleton Roy, former United States ambassador, retired from the Foreign Service in January 2001 after a career spanning 45 years with the U.S. Department of State. A fluent speaker of Chinese, he spent much of his career in East Asia, where his assignments...
Andrés Rozental Andrés Rozental


Andrés Rozental has more than 35 years of service as a diplomat and holds the lifetime rank of eminent ambassador of Mexico. A former deputy foreign minister, he served as Mexican ambassador to both the United Kingdom and Sweden and acted as the permanent...
James Sasser James Sasser


James Sasser is a former United States senator and ambassador. With over three decades of experience, Senator Sasser provides clients with strategic counsel on a variety of topics, including public policy, media and international relations.

Senator...

Shimon Stein Shimon Stein


Shimon Stein served as Israeli ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, following a long and distinguished career in the Israeli government and Foreign Service.

Ambassador Stein’s previous roles include service as a councilor for political...

Devinda Subasinghe Devinda R. Subasinghe


Devinda R. Subasinghe, former Sri Lankan ambassador to the United States and Mexico, has been involved in U.S.-Asia relations for more than 30 years and is an expert on emerging markets and foreign policy. He served as a permanent observer to the...

Richard Swett Richard N. Swett


Richard N. Swett was nominated to be ambassador to Denmark in 1998. In 1990, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. He served on the U.S. Congressional Delegation for Relations with the European Parliament; the Congressional Human...
Kenneth Thorpe Kenneth Thorpe


Dr. Kenneth Thorpe is the Robert W. Woodruff professor and chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Emory University. He is a former professor of health policy and administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,...

Tevi Troy Tevi Troy


Dr. Tevi D. Troy is the former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As deputy secretary, Dr. Troy was the chief operating officer of the largest civilian department in the U.S. federal government, overseeing...

Ludolf von Wartenberg Ludolf von Wartenberg


Dr. Ludolf von Wartenberg was a member of the presidential board of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), Germany’s leading federal industry association, and a member of its U.S. board. In addition, he served as BDI’s director general for 17 years...
Tarik Yousef Tarik Yousef


Dr. Tarik M. Yousef is CEO of Silatech and the founding Dean of the Dubai School of Government. He joined the School from Georgetown University, where he held the positions of Associate Professor of Economics in the School of Foreign Service, and Sheikh...

Government Team

 
Muhannad Al Badri Muhannad Al Badri


Muhannad Al Badri, director in APCO Worldwide’s Abu Dhabi office, has 12 years of experience in public relations, public affairs and strategic communication. He is responsible for a wide range of activities including business development, media relations,...
Ghalia Alul Ghalia Alul


Ghalia Alul is director of government relations based in APCO Worldwide’s Dubai office. She specializes in helping governments and large organizations adopt a new approach to communications through capacity building and the development of sustainable...
Jerry Azevedo Jerry Azevedo


Jerry Azevedo, senior director in APCO Worldwide’s Sacramento office, provides clients with expertise in issue management, crisis communication and ballot measure campaigns.

Mr. Azevedo has managed public affairs campaigns for clients on...
Nicolas Bouvier Nicolas Bouvier


Nicolas Bouvier, executive director for the EMEA region and managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Paris office, has more than 20 years of consulting experience in public affairs and strategic communication. Before joining APCO, he was an executive vice...
Alicia Clark Alicia Peterson Clark


Alicia Peterson Clark, senior director and senior adviser in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office, is an expert in public affairs, having worked in the field for nearly two decades. She brings years of experience working in the political arena with...
Zeynep Dereli Zeynep Dereli


Zeynep Dereli, managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Istanbul office, is an accomplished and respected leader in Turkish business, media and politics.

Most recently, Ms. Dereli was director of the Atlantic Council’s Black Sea Energy and Economic...
Bryan Dumont Bryan Dumont


Bryan Dumont, president of APCO Insight, provides opinion research, message development and strategic communication services to corporations, governments and associations. He manages APCO’s global opinion research offering that specializes in advanced...
Hicham El Amrani Hicham El Amrani


Hicham El Amrani is a director, specializing in public affairs and finance, based in APCO Worldwide’s Dubai office. Mr. El Amrani brings 12 years of diverse professional experience to his role, having previously worked in the public affairs, finance,...
Kristi England Kristi England


Kristi England, senior director in APCO Worldwide's Seattle office, has 16 years of experience as a public affairs and community relations professional. Ms. England has managed political campaigns and strategic plan development for clients in the education,...
Thomas Eymond-Laritaz Thomas Eymond-Laritaz


Thomas Eymond-Laritaz is a senior director based in APCO Worldwide’s London office.

He specializes in reputation and crisis management and strategic communication for corporations, foundations, governments and individuals. He has 14 years of...
Marilyn Fancher Marilyn Fancher


Marilyn Fancher, chief creative officer of APCO Worldwide and PR News’ Brand Marketer of the Year, is a well-known creative and political strategist and director of a wide range of high-profile communications programs for clients around the world. She...
Roi Feder Roi Feder


Roi Feder, managing director of APCO Worldwide's Tel Aviv office, provides support to clients in a variety of areas, including investment and market entry, media strategy and government relations. He leads the services-to-governments, health care and...
Véronique Ferjou Véronique Ferjou


Véronique Ferjou, deputy managing director, APCO Worldwide, has eight years of professional experience and benefits from a dual French and European public affairs expertise. Following nearly three years with APCO's Brussels office, she joined...

Jonathan Gregory Jonathan Gregory


Jonathan Gregory, director in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office, is a former congressional aide with more than two decades of experience in policy development, lobbying, public affairs and communications.

In his current role, Mr. Gregory...
Jan Hausrath Jan Hausrath


Jan Hausrath, executive director of APCO Worldwide’s corporate positioning practice, provides corporate and investor communication consulting, media relations, marketing and branding counsel, internal communication counsel, as well as integrated communication...
Jose Hermocillo Jose Hermocillo


Jose Hermocillo, managing director of APCO Worldwide’s Sacramento office, has extensive experience in public affairs advocacy and corporate communication on a wide range of issues.

For more than three decades, Mr. Hermocillo has played a...

Tony Housh Tony Housh


Tony Housh is a senior counselor for APCO Worldwide based in Warsaw. During his 15 years in Poland, he has worked with many U.S. and multinational companies in the aerospace, manufacturing, energy, food processing, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications...
Derwin Johnson Derwin Johnson


Derwin Johnson is a senior counselor in APCO Worldwide’s New York office. He has 30 years of experience as a journalist, communication executive and educator. At APCO he advises clients how to anticipate media conduct and drives local, national and international...
Emily Johnson Emily Johnson


Emily Johnson, director in APCO Worldwide’s Sacramento office, specializes in corporate reputation and public policy issues. Ms. Johnson works with corporations, trade associations, nonprofit organizations and government agencies on reputational risk,...

Rameesh Kailasam Rameesh Kailasam


Rameesh Kailasam, senior director in APCO Worldwide’s New Delhi office, heads the public policy and government business for the firm’s India operations. He brings more than 18 years of experience in regulatory, public policy, governance reforms, business...
Margery Kraus Margery Kraus


Margery Kraus, founder and chief executive officer of APCO Worldwide, a global consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., specializes in public affairs, communication and business consulting for major multinationals. Ms. Kraus founded APCO in...
Alexander Kravtsov Alexander Kravtsov


Alexander Kravtsov, senior counselor, has extensive experience in public affairs, reputation and issues management, government relations, corporate positioning and market-entry strategies and programs. 

Mr. Kravtsov was vice president...

Nicholas Labuschagne Nicholas Labuschagne


Nic Labuschagne is senior director of strategy in APCO Worldwide’s Dubai office. He is a corporate and government strategist with more than 25 years of experience in emerging markets (Middle East and Africa), helping organizations to successfully and...
Jack Lanza Jack Lanza


Jack Lanza, creative director of APCO Worldwide’s creative department, StudioAPCO, has more than 20 years of experience as an award-winning art director and graphic designer. Mr. Lanza oversees the development of corporate communication programs, advertising...
Stephanie Lvovich Stephanie Lvovich


Stephanie Lvovich serves as an executive director for APCO's business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Stephanie has regional responsibility for business development and is also the global chair of APCO’s food and consumer products...
Philippe Maze-Sencier Philippe Maze-Sencier


Philippe Maze-Sencier, executive director in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office, leads APCO’s government relations practice. Mr. Maze-Sencier brings nearly 20 years of experience working with governments and governmental structures in Europe,...
Jennifer Millerwise Dyck Jennifer Millerwise Dyck


Jennifer Millerwise Dyck, senior director, is based in APCO's Washington, D.C., headquarters. Ms. Dyck co-leads APCO’s crisis management and litigation communications practice in addition to managing some of APCO’s largest global clients and international...
Ariuna Namsrai Ariuna Namsrai


Ariuna Namsrai, senior director based in APCO Worldwide's Washington, D.C., office, serves as APCO’s managing director for Russia, CIS and Central Asia, helping clients manage their most important cross-border policy and business-related issues. For...
Riccardo Perissich Riccardo Perissich


Riccardo Perissich, senior counselor in APCO Worldwide’s Rome office, assists clients on international public affairs issues and European Union policy-making.

Prior to joining APCO, Mr. Perissich spent 12 years at Pirelli SpA where he served as...
Doan Phuong Doan The Phuong


Doan The Phuong is government relations director in APCO Worldwide's offices in Vietnam. Mr. Phuong achieves client objectives through an established network of relationships and a strong reputation with the Vietnamese government, and by creating...

William Pierce William Pierce


William Pierce, senior director of APCO Worldwide, joined the firm in 2005. Mr. Pierce specializes in providing strategic advice and counsel, tactical execution and representation to health care clients. He helps clients develop strategies and tactics...
James Robinson James Robinson


James Robinson, senior director in APCO Worldwide's New York office, co-leads APCO’s sustainable growth and corporate responsibility team. He helps clients navigate the issues and stakeholders that have the ability to accelerate or derail their growth...
Bill Romanelli Bill Romanelli


Bill Romanelli, senior director in APCO Worldwide’s Sacramento office, provides clients with expertise in strategic communication, media relations, coalition development and grassroots advocacy.

Since joining APCO in 1996, Mr. Romanelli has managed...
Tamara Saeb Tamara Saeb


Tamara Saeb is a director for the Arab region, based in Doha. Ms. Saeb's expertise lies in strategic communication and public policy engagement across a number of sectors, including corporate, government and civil society. She provides strategic counsel...
Jessyca Sheehan Jessyca Sheehan


Jessyca Sheehan, director in APCO Worldwide’s Sacramento office, is a communication specialist on energy and environmental issues. She is North America lead of APCO’s Energy and Clean Tech practice.

Ms. Sheehan has particular expertise in helping...
Kennon Tam Kennon Tam


Kennon Tam, associate director in APCO Worldwide’s Hong Kong office, provides media relations, public affairs and strategic communication counsel to clients. He is experienced in communication with government officials, legislative councillors, district...
Joshua Walker Joshua Walker


Dr. Joshua W. Walker, director of global programs, is based in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office and specializes in business diplomacy, international affairs and public-private partnerships.

Before joining APCO, Dr. Walker served as an...
Cassandra Walker Pye Cassandra Walker Pye


Cassandra Walker Pye, senior director in APCO’s Sacramento office, counsels senior executives and political professionals on corporate positioning, market entry, labor relations and crisis communication.

Ms. Pye has led project teams, directed...

Garry Walsh Garry Walsh


Garry Walsh, managing director for Southeast Asia at APCO Worldwide, has more than 15 years of senior consulting experience. Before moving to Singapore in 2010, he was managing director of APCO’s European headquarters in Brussels. He has a strong...

Geraldine Wee Geraldine Wee


Geraldine Wee is a director for APCO Worldwide in Southeast Asia, based in Singapore. She has more than 10 years of experience working with clients in the health care, technology and government sectors. At APCO, she leads the public affairs program for...
Emma Yeung Emma Yeung


Emma Yeung, associate director in APCO Worldwide’s Hong Kong office, has a strong background in public administration and is experienced in communicating with government and NGO officials at all levels.

Ms. Yeung advises private-...
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