WestExec Spotlight: Rachel Ellehuus

WestExec’s Spotlight Series highlights the issues some of our team members focus on. This week’s Spotlight features Rachel Ellehuus, former Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy and Principal Director for European and NATO Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense from 2015-2018. Europe: The political currents in Europe grow increasingly complicated as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union, the United States readies to remove a substantial number of troops from Germany, [...]

2020-09-30T22:26:42-04:00September 18, 2020|Geopolitical Perspectives, WestExec Spotlight|

Michèle Flournoy profiled in Foreign Affairs Career Center article, “How I Got Here: Michèle Flournoy”

"[As a kid, I wanted to be] An architect. I loved engineering, drafting floor plans, designing fantasy houses. I figured out how to convert my uncle’s house to solar power (at least in my head). My high school had an engineering and architecture program, and I took everything in it, went to the state fair, all that stuff. I was lucky to have a college counselor who said, 'It’s hard to know what you really want to do when you’re 16. [...]

2020-09-30T22:03:11-04:00September 9, 2020|WestExec Spotlight|

WestExec Spotlight: Michael Camilleri

WestExec’s Spotlight Series highlights the issues some of our team members focus on. This week’s Spotlight features Michael Camilleri, former Western Hemisphere advisor on the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff and Director for Andean Affairs at the National Security Council from 2012-2017. Latin America: The United States has strong economic ties to its Western Hemisphere neighbors, but corruption and institutional fragility in the region, at times exacerbated by mixed messages from Washington, can make navigating business interests difficult. Michael helps [...]

2020-08-07T08:15:24-04:00August 6, 2020|WestExec Spotlight|

WestExec Spotlight: Meghan O’Sullivan

WestExec’s Spotlight Series highlights the issues on which some of our team members focus. This week’s Spotlight features Meghan O’Sullivan, former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan. Geopolitics of Energy: Meghan has spent her career exploring the close relationship between global energy markets and geopolitics and says the COVID-19 pandemic could bring about a geopolitical reset. She helps WestExec clients navigate the complexities of global energy markets and has deep knowledge [...]

2020-08-07T08:41:08-04:00July 10, 2020|WestExec Spotlight|

WestExec Spotlight: Danny Russel

WestExec’s Spotlight Series highlights the issues some of our team members focus on. This week’s Spotlight features Danny Russel, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2013-2017. US-China Relations: Danny has watched the U.S. relationship with China grow increasingly adversarial. He helps a wide variety of WestExec clients navigate an increasingly complex geopolitical environment, and tracks developing events, policies, stakeholders, and trends across China and the Asia-Pacific. Danny also helps develop tailored strategies for WestExec clients, [...]

2020-08-07T08:38:30-04:00May 15, 2020|WestExec Spotlight|

WestExec Spotlight: Lisa Monaco

Given WestExec’s broad and diverse multidisciplinary team, we are proud to launch a "Spotlight Series" highlighting what some of our team members are focused on and how they are developing tailored strategies for our clients while contributing to the intellectual discussion on key global challenges. As President Obama’s former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor, Lisa was in charge of the U.S. government response to pandemics. COVID-19: Lisa has been concerned about a pandemic outbreak for a long time. In 2018, Lisa [...]

2020-08-07T08:44:44-04:00April 3, 2020|WestExec Spotlight|
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