Keith Olson

CFR Staff

Keith Olson

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Keith Olson joined the Council on Foreign Relations in 2012 as EVP and CFO with responsibilities for CFR’s financial management, risk management, IT, digital, and facilities operations. Prior to joining CFR, he spent eight years with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, after beginning his career in corporate finance. He holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and BS degrees in economics and industrial management from Purdue University.

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Iran

Suzanne Maloney, vice president and director of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss what’s at stake when Iranians head to the polls later this week.

 

Russia

The first summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin eased some of the tension in the fraught U.S.-Russia relationship. It also laid bare the difficult path ahead to resolving differences on many issues, including cybersecurity and human rights.

Foreign Affairs

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