Olin L. Wethington
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
TopicsAsian Security, Global Business & Economics, US Foreign Policy in Asia
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Mr. Wethington is also the executive director of the Project on Shaping the Asia-Pacific Future at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, as well as a nonresident senior fellow of the Center.
He previously served as chairman, AIG Companies in China, and was a partner at Steptoe & Johnson (Washington, DC).
Mr. Wethington has also held a number of positions in the US government, including: special envoy on China; counselor to the secretary of the US Treasury; assistant secretary for international affairs, US Treasury; special assistant to the president 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 board of trustees 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 US Department of the Treasury.