Robert Hormats

Investment Advisory Committee

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’ experience in the financial sector includes 25 years as Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs. His government experience spans multiple decades and positions, including: Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Environmental Affairs; Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs; Ambassador and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative; Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs; and senior staff member for International Economic Affairs, a National Security Council position in which he served as was senior economic advisor to Dr. Henry Kissinger, General Brent Scowcroft and Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski.

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.