In addition, Zoellick serves on the boards of Temasek, Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund and Robinhood Markets. He also chairs the International Advisory Council of Standard Chartered Bank, and serves on the Strategic Council of Swiss Re. He is a member of the boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the Carnegie Endowment, chairs the Global Tiger Initiative, and is a member of the Global Leadership Council of Mercy Corps, a global humanitarian agency.
Zoellick was the President of the World Bank Group from 2007-12, U.S. Trade Representative from 2001 to 2005, and Deputy Secretary of State from 2005 to 2006. From 1985 to 1993, Zoellick served as Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury and Under Secretary of State, as well as White House Deputy Chief of Staff. He published, “America in the World : A History of US Diplomacy and Foreign Policy” in August 2020. His book has been translated into Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Georgian.
Zoellick is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, the Department of State’s highest honor, the Alexander Hamilton Award of the Department of the Treasury, and the Medal for Distinguished Public Service of the Department of Defense. The German government awarded him the Knight Commander's Cross for his achievements in the course of German unification. The Mexican and Chilean governments gave him their highest honors for non-citizens, the Aztec Eagle and the Order of Merit, for recognition of his work on free trade, development, and the environment. The Colombian government presented him with the Grand Cross.
"There's certainly an appetite to conclude. I think frankly people want to move on, and nobody wants a disorderly Brexit, it's not in the interest of the UK, it's not in the interest of the European Union either."
05 March 2019
On December 4th, Ambassador Robert Zoellick, former President of the World Bank, US Trade Representative and Deputy Secretary at the US Department of State and current Geopolitical Principal at Brunswick Group, was honored to address the 40th Anniversary Gala dinner of the US-China Business Council.
By Robert Zoellick
11 December 2019
US prosecutors’ indictment of employees of Chinese technology giant Huawei – including its founder, Ren Zhengfei – on 28 January has heightened the controversy surrounding the firm and appears to complicate efforts to end the trade war between Washington and Beijing.
By George Yeo
01 February 2019