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Professional Advisory Council

The functions of members of the Professional Advisory Council are among the following:

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Jonathan Aronson (United States)

Jonathan D. Aronson is Director of the School of International Relations and Professor in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. He was President of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) for 1998. An expert on international trade and monetary relations and international communications policy, Aronson is the author or co-author of Managing the World Economy: The Consequences of Corporate Alliances (Council on Foreign Relations), Changing Networks: Mexico's Telecommunications Options (UCSD), When Countries Talk: International Trade in Telecommunications Services (Ballinger), Trade Talks: America Better Listen! (Council on Foreign Relations), and Money and Power: Banks and the World Monetary System (Sage). He was the primary contributor to the report on Protecting International Intellectual Property, published by the Pacific Council on International Policy at USC.

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Sir Nicholas Bayne, K.C.M.G. (United Kingdom)

Sir Nicholas Bayne is a Visiting Fellow at the International Relations Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science. He currently serves as Chairman of the Liberalisation of Trade in Services (LOTIS) Committee, British Invisibles. As a British diplomat, he was High Commissioner to Canada from 1992 to 1996, Economic Director at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) from 1988 to 1992, and UK Ambassador to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris from 1985 to 1988. He also served as Ambassador to Zaire, Congo, Rwanda and Burundi, 1983-84, Head of the Economic Relations Department, FCO, 1979-82, and Economic Counsellor with the British Embassy, 1975-79. During 1982-83, he was the FCO Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs where he co-authored, with Harvard's Robert Putnam, a book entitled, Hanging Together, an analysis of the G7 process. In 2000, he published Hanging Together: The G7 and G8 Summit in Maturity and Renewal (Ashgate). He specializes in the area of international economic relations and continues to advise the FCO on trade matters.

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Stephen Blank

Stephen Blank is Professor of International Business and Management and Director of the Center for International Business Development at Pace University's Lubin School of Business in New York City. He is Director of the PanAmerican Partnership for Business Education, an alliance of four North American business schools. Dr. Blank is the author or co-author of 11 books and many articles dealing with business-government relations, multinational corporationsm, and political risk analysis. He has written extensively on Canada and North American developments. Dr. Blank has served as visiting professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Columbia University's School for International and Public Affairs, Yale University's School of Organisation and Management, the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University, and the International University of Japan. In 1997, he was Claude Bissell Professor of U.S.-Canada Relations at the University of Toronto. He is a regular visiting professor at HEC/Montreal. From 1968 to 1974, Dr. Blank was the Executive Director of the Council for European Studies. He is President of the Mid-Atlantic Club of New York and a member of the Executive Committee of the North-American Committee, and sits on several other boards. In September 2001, Stephen Blank was made a Knight of l'Ordre National du Québec.

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Charles F. Doran

Charles F. Doran is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of International Relations and the director of the Center of Canadian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC. A former professor and director of international management program at Rice University, he has directed major research projects on North American trade, Canada-U.S. relations, Persian Gulf security, and U.S.-German-Japanese relations. Dr. Doran is a regular advisor to business and government, and has provided congressional briefings and testimony on trade, security, and energy policy. His most recent book, Why Canadian Unity Matters and Why Americans Care, was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2001; other recent publications include A New North America: Cooperation and Enhanced Interdependence, co-edited with Alvin Drischler (Praeger, 1996), The NAFTA Puzzle: Political Parties and Trade in North America (co-edited with Gregory Marchildon, Westview Press, 1994), New Views on North-South Relations and Foreign Assistance (co-edited with Richard Belous and Sheila Cavanagh, National Planning Association, 1994), and Systems in Crisis: New Imperatives of High Politics at Century's End (Cambridge University Press, 1991). Dr. Doran is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is the recipient of the Donner Medal and of the Governor General's Award for Scholarship in Canadian Studies.

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Robert Fauver (United States)

Robert Fauver is a former senior advisor to the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs. From 1995 to 1999, he served as the National Intelligence Officer for Economics on the National Intelligence Council. Previously he was Counsellor to the Undersecretary for International Affairs at the Treasury Department and Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Economic Policy; in this capacity, Mr. Fauver was the President's personal representative (sherpa) responsible for overseeing preparations for the G7 Economic Summit process in 1993 and 1994. He also represented the President in the preparations for the 1993 APEC leaders conference in Seattle, Washington. He has also served as Director, Office of Industrial Nations and Global Analyses in the Treasury Department and Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Ministerial meetings of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. He was Deputy Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1991 to 1992, special assistant to the President and senior advisor for international economic policy from 1993 to 1994, and India-Pakistan coordinator for the State Department from 1998 to 1999.

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Michele Fratianni (United States)

Michele Fratianni is the W. George Pinnell Professor and Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Kelley School of Business of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He has taught also at the Catholic University of Louvain, the Università Cattolica of Milan, the Università Sapienza of Rome, Marquette University, and Free University of Berlin. He has also been an economic advisor to the European Commission in Brussels and senior staff economist with the U.S. President's Council of Economic Advisers. Professor Fratianni has received the Medal of the President of the Italian Republic for scientific achievements, the Pio Manzú Center Gold Medal, the Scanno prize in economics, and the St. Vincent prize in economics. He is the managing editor of Open Economies Review and author of more than 20 books and over 100 articles. Professor Fratianni is co-editor of Ideas for the Future of the International Monetary System (Kluwer Academic Press, 1999) and author of Storia Monetaria d'Italia (Monetary History of Italy, Etas, 2001). He is also co-editor, with John Kirton and Paolo Savona, of Governing Global Finance: New Challenges, G7 and IMF Contributions (Ashgate, 2002) and Sustaining Global Growth and Development: G7 and IMF Governance (Ashgate, 2003).

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George M. von Furstenberg (United States)

George M. von Furstenberg has been Rudy Professor of Economics at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, since 1983. From 2000 to 2003, he was the inaugural holder of the Robert Bendheim Chair in Economic and Financial Policy at Fordham University. He was Division Chief at the International Monetary Fund from 1978 to 1983 and has served at various agencies of the Government of the United States including the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and the Department of State. He has also been a resident fellow, economist, or advisor at the Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute. Past president of North American Economics and Finance Association, Professor von Furstenberg has published widely on international and finance issues, including New Directions on Global Economic Governance: Managing Globalisation in the Twenty-First Century, co-edited with John J. Kirton (Ashgate, 2001). He has also contributed chapters to Shaping a New International Financial System, edited by Karl Kaiser, John Kirton, and Joseph Daniels (Ashgate, 2000), Guiding Global Order: G8 Governance in the Twenty-First Century, edited by John Kirton, Joseph Daniels, and Andreas Freytag (Ashgate, 2000), and Global Finance: New Challenges, G7 and IMF Contributions (Ashgate, 2002) and Sustaining Global Governance: G7 and IMF Governance (Ashgate, 2003), both edited by Michele Fratianni, Paolo Savona, and John J. Kirton.

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Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (France)

Olivier Giscard d’Estaing is Chair of the Comité pour un Parlement Mondial as well as the INSEAD Foundation. The founding dean and director general of INSEAD, he has served as a member of the French parliament (from 1968 to 1973), vice-chairman of the European Movement (from 1978 to 1992), and a member of the Conseil Économique et Social de France (from 1994 to 1999). He is also chair of the Business Association for the World Social Summit and of the European League for Economic Co-operation. Co-founder of the Caux Round Table, Dr. Giscard d’Estaing is the author of six books and widely published in journals such as the Revue Politique Parlementaire and the Revue des Deux Mondes. He frequently lectures on business policy in Europe, the United States, Japan and the Middle East, and has taught business policy at various schools. For many years an advisor of CEOs of French industrial corporations, Dr. Giscard d’Estaing has also served as mayor of Estaing (Aveyron) and Governor of the Atlantic Institute.

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Allan Gotlieb (Canada)

Allan Gotlieb is a senior consultant in the Toronto law firm of Stikeman Elliott, with particular focus on government relations. Formerly the Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Mr. Gotlieb has occupied a variety of senior government posts and is a director of several major corporations. He is co-chairman and honorary publisher of Canada's Saturday Night Magazine Limited and Chairman of the Donner Canadian Foundation, and is Honorary Secretary of the international advisory board of Hollinger International Inc. He is Canadian Chairman and North American Vice-Chairman of the Trilateral Commission, director of the American Institute Saltzberg, and a member of the board of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and of the governing council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London, England). Has written widely on international law and diplomacy.

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David D. Hale (United States)

David Hale is a Chicago-based economist who works with investment management companies and multinational companies in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa. He is the founding chairman of Hale Advisors and ChinaOnline. He formerly worked as chief economist for Kemper Financial Services from 1977 to 1995 and Zurich Financial Services, which he joined as chief economist when it purchased Kemper in 1995. As chief economist for Zurich, he advised the group’s fund management and insurance operations on the economic outlook and a wide range of public policy issues. He also continues to consult with the group’s affiliates in North America, Britain and Australia. Mr. Hale is a member of the National Association of Business Economists and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He writes on a broad range of economic subjects and his articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Far Eastern Economic Review, Financial Times, New York Times, Nihon Kezai Shimbun, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Policy, among others. Mr. Hale is a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority as well as a variety of government and private sector economic policy research groups in Washington, Tokyo and Berlin.

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Robert D. Hormats (United States)

Robert Hormats is Vice-Chairman of Goldman Sachs International, which he joined in 1982. He previously served as a Senior Staff Member for International Economic Affairs on the National Security Council and as Senior Economic Advisor to Dr. Henry Kissinger, General Brent Scowcroft, and Zbigniew Brzezinski. He has also served as Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs at the State Department from 1977 to 1979, Ambassador and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative from 1979 to 1981, and Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs from 1981 to 1982. Mr. Hormats is a board member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Engelhard Hanovia, Inc., and Human Genome Sciences, Inc. In 1993 he was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the Russian-American Enterprise Fund. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Columbia University School of International Affairs. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of Foreign Policy and International Economics magazines. He is author of American Albatross: The Foreign Debt Dilemma and Reforming the International Monetary System, co-editor of International Migration Challenges in a New Era: Policy Perspectives and Priorities for Europe, Japan, North America, and the International Community, and contributor to Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, American Banker, and the Financial Times.

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Pierre Jacquet (France)

Dr. Pierre Jacquet is Executive Director (in charge of strategy) of the Agence française de developpement in Paris and Chief Editor of IFRI's quarterly review Politique Étrangère. A former deputy director of the Institut français des relations internationales, he teaches economics at École Polytechnique and is also Professor of International Economics and Head of the Department of Economics and Social Sciences at École nationale des ponts et chaussées. He is widely published in the fields of globalization, international monetary and financial issues, the co-ordination of economic policies, trade policies and negotiations, and European integration.

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Honorable Pierre-Marc Johnson (Canada)

Dr. Pierre Marc Johnson is Senior Counsel with the Canadian law firm of Heenan Blaikie. A former premier of the province of Quebec, he has taught law at McGill University and lectures in various for a and participates regularly in many United Nations negotiations. He is an advisor to the North American Commission on Environmental Cooperation, was Vice-Chair of the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy and chair of its foreign policy committee from 1990 to 1997. In 1992, he was Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio '92). Dr. Johnson is co-author of The Environment and NAFTA: Understanding and Implementing the New Continental Law (Island Press, 1996) and a contributor to Guiding Global Order: G8 Governance in the Twenty-First Century (Ashgate, 2001). He has published many articles on development, globalization, and the environment.

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Takashi Kiuchi (Japan)

Takashi Kiuchi is Statutory Auditor of Shinsei Trust and Banking Co. Ltd. in Tokyo. He has been a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, and a member of the Faculty of Economics at Yokohama National University. He served as an advisor on governmental committees on numerous occasions and authored many articles and scholarly works; he is a contributor to Governing Global Finance: New Challenges, G7 and IMF Contributions (Ashgate, 2003) and Shaping a New International Financial System: Challenges of Governance in a Globalizing World (Ashgate, 2000).

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Steven Lamy (United States)

Steven L. Lamy is Director of the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California. His work focuses on the analysis of foreign policy in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Western Europe. He recently authored a case study on the Dutch in Srebrenica: A Moral Mission Fails, and served as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense as well as the University of Transkei in South Africa and the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs-Eastern and Central Europe Project. His most recent book, International Relations for the Twenty-First Century: A Rough Guide for Participants in Global Communities, will be published in 2002. Professor Lamy's chapter on "The G8 and the Human Security Agenda" appears in New Directions in Global Economic Governance: Managing Globalization in the Twenty-First Century, edited by John J. Kirton and Junichi Takase (Ashgate, 2002).

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Alan M. Rugman (United States)

Professor Alan Rugman held the L. Leslie Waters Chair in International Business at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Previously he was Thames Water Fellow in Strategic Management at Templeton College, University of Oxford and Professor of International Business at the University of Toronto, Dalhousie University, and the University of Winnipeg. He was been a visiting professor at Columbia Business School, Harvard University, MIT, and the University of Paris-La Sorbonne. Professor Rugman published extensively on the economic, managerial, and strategic aspects of multinational enterprises and with trade and investment policy in The American Economic Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and California Management Review. Among his books are Environmental Regulations and Corporate Competitiveness: A NAFTA Perspective, co-authored with John Kirton and Julie Soloway (Oxford University Press, 1999); Trade and the Environment: Economic, Legal and Policy Perspectives, co-edited with John Kirton and Julie Soloway (Elgar, 1998); The Theory of Multinational Enterprises and Multinational Enterprises and Trade Policy (Elgar, 1996); Multinationals as Flagship Firms, co-written with Joseph D'Cruz (Oxford University Press, 2000); International Business (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2000); and The End of Globalization (Random House 2000). Professor Rugman served as Vice-President of the Academy of International Business in 1989-90 and was elected a Fellow of the Academy in 1991. Professor Rugman was a collaborator on "Strengthening Canada's Environmental Community through International Regime Reform" (the EnviReform project) at the University of Toronto. Professor Rugman died in 2014.

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Paolo Savona (Italy)

Paolo Savona is professor of Political Economy at LUISS-Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy. A graduate of the University of Cagliari, he is also chair of Impregilo Group and of Consorzio Venezia Nuova, deputy chair of the Aspen Institute Italia and an editorialist for the Corriere della Serra, Italy's leading newspaper. Professor Savona is co-editor of the Open Economics Review, published by Kluwer, and author of, among other publications, The New Architecture of the International Monetary System (Kluwer, 2000). Formerly the Minister of Trade and Industry in the 50th Italian government, he has served in a wide variety of positions, including researcher in the special studies section of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC, director of the financial market section of the research department of the Banca d'Italia, secretary general for economic planning in the Ministry of Budget and Planning in Rome. Professor Savona is also co-editor, with John Kirton and Michele Fratianni, of Governing Global Finance: New Challenges, G7 and IMF Contributions (Ashgate, 2002) and Sustaining Global Growth and Development: G7 and IMF Governance (Ashgate, 2003).

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Dr. Gordon Smith (Canada)

Dr. Smith is director of the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria. He served as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Government of Canada and was the Prime Minister’s Personal Representative for the G7/G8 Summits from 1995 to 1997. He also occupied a number of other senior positions at the Deputy Minister and Ambassadorial level. One of his initiatives in Ottawa was the creation of the Global Issues Bureau in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Dr. Smith is Chairman of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) as well as Chairman of the International Network on Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR). He is also Director of the Canadian Global Change Program, chairs the board of the Canadian Institute for Climate Studies, and is a Senior Advisor to the Rector of the University for Peace in Costa Rica. Dr. Smith has a PhD in political science from MIT.

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Jonathan Story (France)

Jonathan Story, Professor of International Political Economy and the Shell Fellow in Economic Transformation at INSEAD, specializes in global transformation. His major areas of interest are globalization, comparative business systems, European integration and economic transformation around the world. Professor Story has worked with numerous international companies, such as Eastman Kodak, La Veuve Clicquot, Dresdner Bank, IBM, Honeywell Bull, Alcatel, Digital, Novo Nordisk, Ericsson and ABB. Author of many books, chapters and articles, and a regular contributor to newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, The Times and Le Monde, Professor Story published China: The Road to Power in 2003.

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Ambassador Kimon Valaskakis (Canada)

Kimon Valaskakis is President of the Global Governance Group-Club of Athens, an international initiative bringing together academics, political leaders, and citizens worldwide to propose improvements in the global governance system in the light of the complex challenges of the 21st century. A former ambassador for Canada to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and Canadian representative to the International Energy Association, he is also a professor of economics at the Université de Montréal, as well as a guest lecturer at INSEAD and the London Business School, and an advisor to Futuribles International.

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Ambassador Koji Watanabe (Japan)

Ambassador Koji Watanabe is Executive Advisor to the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations (Keidanren), Senior Fellow at the Japan Center for International Exchange, and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Asia-Europe Foundation. He served as Ambassador to Russia from 1993 to 1996 and to Italy from 1992 to 1993, and as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1992. He was a sherpa for the 1990 and 1991 summits.

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