Project Description

Olin L. Wethington

Board of Directors, International Republican Institute; Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council; former Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and Special Envoy on China, US Department of the Treasury

Olin Wethington is a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and its Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security in Washington, DC. He is also the Founder and Principal of Wethington International LLC, an investment and business advisory firm focused on capital investment, financial structure and business strategy in emerging markets.

Wethington served in senior positions in previous US Administrations including Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, US Department of the Treasury; Special Envoy on China; and Executive Secretary, Economic Policy Council, White House (under President George H.W. Bush).

He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Council of Advisors of the George C. Marshall Foundation, and the Board of Directors of the International Republican Institute. He is a recipient of the Alexander Hamilton Award, the highest honor of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.