Board of Directors

President:

Hon. Ford M. Fraker

Former Ambassador, Saudi Arabia

 

Chairman:

Hon. Richard J. Schmierer

Former Ambassador, Oman.

 

Vice-Chairman:

Hon. William A. Rugh

Former President, AMIDEAST; Former Ambassador, U.A.E.

 


 

Mrs. Karen AbuZayd

Member, Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria; Former Under Secretary-General, United Nations.

 

Hon. Mark Hambley

International Managing Director, Apollo Security; Former Ambassador, Lebanon.

 

Gen. Joseph P. Hoar, USMC (ret.)

Former Commander in Chief, U.S. Central Command.

 

Dr. Omar Kader

Chairman and CEO, Paltech

 

Mr. Brian Katulis

Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress.

 

Dr. Philip Mattar

President, Rittenhouse Investments.

 

Hon. Ronald E. Neumann

President, American Academy of Diplomacy
Former Ambassador to Algeria, Bahrain and Afghanistan

 

Dr. Fuad A. Rihani

Consultant, Research and Development, Saudi Binladin Group.

 

Hon. Patrick Theros

President, US-Qatari Business Council; Former Ambassador, Qatar.

 

Thomas Walter

Chairman, CEO & President, ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia

 


 

 

Ex Officio

Ms. Anne Joyce

(Vice-President of the Corporation; Secretary of the Board)

 

Dr. Thomas Mattair

(Executive Director of the Corporation)

 

President Emeritus

Hon. Chas W. Freeman, Jr.

Chairman, Projects International; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense; Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia; Former President, MEPC.