Robert D. Hormats

Advisory Board Member

Mr. Hormats’ experience in the financial sector includes 25 years at Goldman Sachs (International) rising to the level of Vice Chairman. His government experience spans multiple decades and positions. He has served five U.S. presidential administrations, including as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative with the rank of Ambassador, and Senior Economic advisor to Dr. Henry Kissinger, General Brent Scowcroft and Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski on the National Security Council staff in the White House. His most recent government position was with Secretary Clinton as Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment from 2009 through 2013.

Mr. Hormats’ work in international trade and investment, intellectual property and global energy have taken him to posts in Western Europe, China, India, Russia, the Middle East and South East Asia. Currently, he is Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc.

Mr. Hormats has been a visiting lecturer at Princeton University and a member of both the Board of Visitors of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Dean’s Council of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York. His publications include “The Price of Liberty: Paying for America’s Wars from the Revolution to the War on Terror,” and “Abraham Lincoln and the Global Economy.”

Mr. Hormats earned a Ph.D. in International Economics from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University.

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