The Advisory Subcommittee on Strategic Competition with the People’s Republic of China – or the Council on China Competition – provides guidance on advancing the comparative leadership of the United States with respect to China and supporting U.S. innovation and employment through competitive export finance.


Adm. Gary Roughead

U.S. Navy (Ret.) Robert and Marion Oster Distinguished Military Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Scott Allen

Former U.S. Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Dr. Robert Atkinson

President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Kirsten Bartok-Touw

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, New Vista Capital

Joshua Cartin

Partner, TD International LLC

Amb. Paula Dobriansky

Senior Fellow, Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs | Vice Chair, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council

Dean Fealk

Managing Partner, DLA Piper

Lars Hickey

Managing Director, Project Finance and International Government Affairs Wabtec

James Hudson

Former U.S. Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Linda Lourie

Senior Advisor, WestExec Advisors

Jim O’Brien

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Joe Purcell

Vice Chairman, Financial Sponsors Group, Morgan Stanley

Ben Richardson

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Special Projects, Our Next Energy

Abdiel Santiago

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Panama’s Sovereign Wealth Fund

Pavneet Singh

CEO, Infobalize; Former Director for International Affairs, National Security Council, National Economic Council

Frank Troise

Founder & CEO, SoHo Advisors

David White

Director of Strategic Resources, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

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