Susan Schwab

Professor, University of Maryland, ex-USTR

Ambassador Schwab has been a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy since January 2009 and a Strategic Adviser to Mayer Brown, LLP (global law firm) since March 2010. Ambassador Schwab served as U.S. Trade Representative from June 2006 to January 2009 and as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative from October 2005 to June 2006. Prior to her service as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Schwab served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the University System of Maryland Foundation from June 2004 to October 2005, as a Consultant for the U.S. Department of Treasury from July 2003 to December 2003 and as Dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Policy from July 1995 to July 2003.

Ambassador Schwab serves on the boards of Boeing Company, Caterpillar Inc. and FedEx Corporation. She holds a BA in Political Economy from Williams College, a Masters in Development Policy from Stanford University (Food Research Institute), and a PhD in Public Administration and International Business from The George Washington University.

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