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

Managing Partner, AirFinance/AF Capital

Amb. Paula Dobriansky

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

Kevin Gallagher

Professor and Director, Global Development Policy Center, Boston University

Lars Hickey

Managing Director, Project Finance and International Government Affairs Wabtec

James Hudson

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

Thomas Matthias

Senior Vice President-Global Trade, Regions Bank

Marc Mealy

Senior Vice President-Policy, US-ASEAN Business Council

Jim O’Brien

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Joe Purcell

Vice Chairman, Financial Sponsors Group, Morgan Stanley

Philip Reiner

CEO Institute for Security and Technology, Former Senior Director for South Asia, National Security Council

Pavneet Singh

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

Brig. Gen. David Stilwell

Former Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Air Force Brigadier General (Ret.)

Frank Troise

Founder & CEO, SoHo Advisors

David White

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

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