FORA.tv Speaker - Matthew P. Goodman
Matthew P. Goodman holds the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). Previously he was the White House Coordinator for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the East Asia Summit (EAS), where he oversaw US policy development in those forums. Prior to that he served as Director for International Economics on the National Security Council staff and was responsible for the G-20, G-8, and other international forums. Prior to joining the White House, Goodman was Senior Adviser to the Under Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs at the US Department of State. He also worked with the Deputy Secretary of State on the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR). Goodman has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. Before joining the Obama administration in August 2009, he worked for five years at Albright Stonebridge Group, a global business advisory firm based in Washington, DC, where he was Managing Director in charge of the firm's Asia practice. From 2002 to 2004 he served at the White House as Director for Asian Economic Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council. From 1988 to 1997 he worked as an International Economist at the US Treasury Department, including five years at the US embassy in Tokyo, where he served as Financial Attaché. His private-sector experience includes five years at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he headed the investment bank's government affairs operations in Tokyo and London. His publications include Crafting US Strategy toward Asia (CSIS, 2008), with Charles W. Freeman III; and "US Economic Diplomacy Towards Asia," in The New Economic Diplomacy: Decision-Making and Negotiation in International Economic Relations (Ashgate, 2011). He has contributed numerous articles and op-eds to the Financial Times, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, and other publications. Goodman holds an M.A. in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a B.S. in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
05.11.12 | 01:29:21 min
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