Board of Directors
Chip Andreae is the founder and President of Andreae & Associates, Inc., a Washington, DC-based consulting firm specializing since 1991 in risk management and government relations strategies for international firms operating in emerging markets and across the globe.
He worked for thirteen years on Capitol Hill, including 4 years with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and five years as Chief of Staff for Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana. As Chief of Staff, Mr. Andreae supported Senator Lugar’s role as Chairman of the... Read More »
James M Gannon is a Deloitte Tax LLP partner based in the Washington National Tax Office, and is part of the international tax team. His areas of concentration are crossborder mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing, and tax-efficient structuring of intellectual property. Jim serves Deloitte Tax's multinational clients, and acts as the lead international tax person on selected client engagements. Jim has more than 20 years of experience in the international tax field. He has worked with clients in many industries including... Read More »
Markos Kounalakis is an author, publisher, journalist, and scholar. Dr. Kounalakis covered wars and revolutions for Newsweek and NBC-Mutual News. He was there during the fall of the Berlin Wall and lived in the Soviet Union during its collapse. He later became publisher of The Washington Monthly magazine. Dr. Kounalakis is currently a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution working and writes a weekly foreign affairs column for McClatchy DC. He is a presidentially appointed member of the Fulbright Foreign... Read More »
Dr. Aaron Lobel, a media entrepreneur and international affairs expert, is the founder and president of America Abroad Media (AAM), an international media organization based in Washington DC. AAM's mission is to empower and support local voices that convey universal values through creative content and media programming.
AAM reaches large scale audiences through innovative partnerships with leading media outlets in the United States and around the world, especially the Middle East. Under Dr. Lobel’s leadership, AAM has partnered with... Read More »
Dennis Mulhaupt is Managing Director of Commonwealth Partners, Inc., a firm he founded which provides a wide range of advisory services relating to philanthropy and non-profit management to clients throughout North America. He has had extensive experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds including as an investment banker in London, and as a consultant and adviser to international businesses, governments and international organizations in the area of international trade and investment planning, as well as political and economic... Read More »