The Advisory Committee, a distinguished group of policy, nongovernmental organization, and business experts, advises the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and the director of the Center on improving its work.
George A. Joulwan, USA (Ret.), One Team, Inc.
John W. Vessey, USA (Ret.)
Peter Ackerman, Rockport Capital, Inc.
Richard K. Betts, Council on Foreign Relations
Patrick M. Byrne, overstock.com
Leslie H. Gelb, formerly at Council on Foreign Relations
Jack A. Goldstone, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Sherri W. Goodman, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Robert S. Litwak, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Thomas G. Mahnken, The Johns Hopkins University
Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times
Susan Patricof, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
David Shuman, Northwoods Capital Management, L.L.C.
Nancy E. Soderberg, University of North Florida
James D. Zirin, Sidley Austin LLP
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