Salman Ahmed (editor and project director) is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously served as special assistant to former president Barack Obama and as senior director for strategic planning at the National Security Council. He has also served at the State Department and the United Nations and taught at Princeton University.
Wendy Cutler is the vice president and managing director of the Asia Society Policy Institute. She last served as an acting deputy U.S. trade representative under former president Barack Obama, following three decades of experience as a career U.S. trade negotiator.
Rozlyn Engel is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a distinguished professor at the U.S. Naval Academy. She previously held the role of senior career executive in charge of the Office of Macroeconomic Analysis in the U.S. Treasury Department, and economic intelligence positions at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Allison Gelman (assistant editor) is the research assistant and program coordinator for the Geoeconomics and Strategy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
David Gordon is a senior adviser for the Geoeconomics, Geopolitics, and Strategy program at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He previously served as director of policy planning under former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and as vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council under former president George W. Bush.
Jennifer Harris is a senior fellow at the Hewlett Foundation. She formerly served on the policy planning staff under former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and on the National Intelligence Council under former president George W. Bush, covering economic statecraft. She co-authored War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft.
Brian Lewandowski is the associate director of the Business Research Division at the University of Colorado Boulder, Leeds School of Business. He previously worked in the Peace Corps and in private industry before joining Leeds.
Lieutenant General (Retired) Douglas Lute A career Army officer, in 2010 Lute retired from active duty as a lieutenant general after 35 years of service. He is a distinguished chair at West Point, president of Cambridge Global Advisors, and senior fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center. He formerly served as the U.S. ambassador to NATO, deputy national security adviser for Iraq and Afghanistan, and director of operations (J3) on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Daniel M. Price is the managing director at Rock Creek Global Advisors. He previously served in former president George W. Bush’s administration as the senior White House official responsible for international trade, investment, development, energy security, and climate change.
Christopher Smart is chief global strategist at Barings and head of Barings Investment Institute. He formerly served as special assistant to former president Barack Obama for international economics and as deputy assistant treasury secretary (leading a response to the European financial crisis).
Jake Sullivan is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and co-chair of National Security Action. He formerly served as national security adviser to former vice president Joseph Biden, director of policy planning under former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, and chief counsel to U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.
Ashley J. Tellis is the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously served as special assistant to former president George W. Bush and senior director for strategic planning and Southwest Asia at the National Security Council.
Richard Wobbekind is the executive director of the Business Research Division, associate dean for business and government relations, and senior economist at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is also the president of the National Association for Business Economics and member of the Governor’s Revenue Estimating Advisory Committee.
Tom Wyler is the senior vice president for global strategy at PSP Capital. He formerly served as counselor and senior adviser for international economics under former secretary of commerce Penny Pritzker and was responsible for managing the Department of Commerce’s global economics team.