NEW YORK, December 16, 2014 - Doris Ho, Guillermo Luz, Robert Wang, and Monica Whaley assess what made APEC 2014 the most substantive summit in years and look ahead to what issues host nation the Philippines will bring to APEC 2015. Asia Society President Josette Sheeran moderates the discussion. (1 hr., 26 min.)
Doris Ho is the Chair of the APEC Business Advisory Council.
Guillermo Luz is the Private Sector Co-Chairman of the National Competitiveness Council.
Tom Nagorski became Executive Vice President of the Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism — having served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News. Before that he was Foreign Editor for World News Tonight, and a reporter and producer based in Russia, Germany and Thailand. Nagorski was the recipient of eight Emmy awards and the Dupont Award for excellence in international coverage, as well as a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation. He has written for several publications and is the author of Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack.
Josette Sheeran is the eleventh Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). She was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General Jacques Diouf in November 2006, and began her tenure April 2007. Prior to this post, she served as the United States Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs in the State Department since August 2005.
Robert Wang is a U.S. Senior Official for APEC.
Monica Whaley is the President of the National Center for APEC.