Think Tanks
Selected Highlights
Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment, leading strategy, fundraising, recruitment, and research in, and on, Asia. Carnegie is the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States, founded in 1910, and the first global think tank.

Oversee Carnegie's work on a region with 4.5 billion people, projected to comprise 58% of global GDP by 2030. This region also includes six countries with nuclear weapons, unresolved territorial disputes, powerfully clashing nationalisms, and enormous potential for disruptive geopolitical and technology risk.
Lead a large, best-in-class Asia-focused team of scholars and practitioners based in Washington, Beijing, New Delhi, and Singapore.

Other team members are based in Seoul, Berlin, Melbourne, Canberra, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, and Hong Kong.
Founding vice chairman and first executive director of the Paulson Institute, a China-focused nonprofit focused on markets, entrepreneurship, and conservation, established by Hank Paulson, the 74th U.S. Treasury Secretary and former chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs.
Helped to bring aboard the Institute's diverse, multicultural staff, with deep experience at the highest levels of business, government, conservation, policy, and research.

Regularly interfaced with the U.S. and Chinese governments at the very highest levels of leadership.

Developed budgets and led strategic planning; worked with a wide array of corporate and markets players; developed and led a bipartisan initiative with the Republican and Democratic governors of America's Midwestern states focused on job-creating greenfield cross-border investment; and established the institute's think tank focused on the Chinese economy.
Senior Fellow for Asia at the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations.
Consultant to the RAND Corporation. Wrote a monograph on political, economic, and social change in Taiwan in the first years of its transition to democracy.