Salman Ahmed (co-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 has taught at Princeton University.
Wendy Cutler is vice president 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 (co-editor) is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a professor of the practice in economics 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, as well as national intelligence manager and officer for economics at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
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 previously 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.
Lieutenant General (Retired) Douglas Lute 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 the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, deputy national security adviser for Iraq and Afghanistan, and director of operations (J3) on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Daniel M. Price is co-founder and managing director at Rock Creek Global Advisors. He previously served as assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs to George W. Bush, and as deputy general counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative during the administration of George H.W. Bush.
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.
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.