Robert Zoellick
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Robert Zoellick

Senior Counselor

Robert Zoellick has previously served as the 11th President of the World Bank (2007 to 2012), as Deputy Secretary of the US Department of State (2005 to 2006), and as US Trade Representative (2001 to 2005).

Bob also held several positions in the Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations, serving as Under Secretary of State, White House Deputy Chief of Staff, Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions Policy. From 2013 to 2016, he was Chairman of Goldman Sachs’s International Advisors, and in 2006-07, he was Vice Chairman, International at the firm.

Bob was appointed Chairman of the Board of Alliance Bernstein in April 2017. He is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and serves on the boards of Temasek Holdings, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Twitter. He is a member of the board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Carnegie Endowment. He also chairs the Global Tiger Initiative and is a member of the Global Leadership Council of Mercy Corps.