Founded by the architects of the initial Atlantic framework from which the current rules-based order originated, the Atlantic Council is the keeper of their enduring vision. In that role, the Council acts as a central agent in ensuring the prosperity and security of the free world and continues to steward of a global community of influencers committed to its preservation and values. The Council is the intellectual home, convener of choice, and thought leadership hub for established foreign policy and international security leaders committed to advancing this cause through constructive international leadership by the United States and its allies around the world.

*Indicates Executive Committee Members

*Chairman

*President and CEO

*Executive Chairman Emeritus

James L. Jones, Jr.

Executive Chairman Emeritus

*Chairman Emeritus

Brent Scowcroft

Chairman Emeritus

*Executive Vice Chairs

Adrienne Arsht

Executive Vice Chair

Stephen J. Hadley

Executive Vice Chair

Vice Chairs

  • *Robert J. Abernethy
  • *Richard Edelman
  • *C. Boyden Gray
  • *Alexander V. Mirtchev
  • *Virginia A. Mulberger
  • *W. DeVier Pierson
  • *John Studzinski

Treasurer

  • *George Lund

Secretary

  • *Walter B. Slocombe

Directors

  • Stéphane Abrial
  • Odeh Aburdene
  • Todd Achilles
  • *Peter Ackerman
  • Timothy D. Adams
  • Bertrand-Marc Allen
  • *Michael Andersson
  • David D. Aufhauser
  • Colleen Bell
  • Matthew Bernstein
  • *Rafic Bizri
  • Dennis Blair
  • Philip M. Breedlove
  • Reuben E. Brigety II
  • Myron Brilliant
  • *Esther Brimmer
  • R. Nicholas Burns
  • *Richard R. Burt
  • Michael Calvey
  • James E. Cartwright
  • John E. Chapoton
  • Ahmed Charai
  • Melanie Chen
  • Michael Chertoff
  • *George Chopivsky
  • Wesley K. Clark
  • *Helima Croft
  • Ralph D. Crosby, Jr.
  • Nelson Cunningham
  • Ivo H. Daalder
  • *Ankit N. Desai
  • *Paula J. Dobriansky
  • Thomas J. Egan, Jr.
  • *Stuart E. Eizenstat
  • Thomas R. Eldridge
  • *Alan H. Fleischmann
  • Jendayi E. Frazer
  • Ronald M. Freeman
  • Courtney Geduldig
  • Robert S. Gelbard
  • Gianni Di Giovanni
  • Thomas Glocer
  • John B. Goodman
  • *Sherri W. Goodman
  • Murathan Günal
  • *Amir Handjani
  • Katie Harbath
  • John D. Harris II
  • Frank Haun
  • Michael V. Hayden
  • Brian C. McK. Henderson
  • Annette Heuser
  • Amos Hochstein
  • *Karl Hopkins
  • Robert Hormats
  • Andrew Hove
  • *Mary L. Howell
  • Ian Ihnatowycz
  • Wolfgang Ischinger
  • Deborah Lee James
  • Reuben Jeffery, III
  • Joia M. Johnson
  • Stephen R. Kappes
  • *Maria Pica Karp
  • Andre Kelleners
  • Sean Kevelighan
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • *C. Jeffrey Knittel
  • Franklin D. Kramer
  • Laura Lane
  • Richard L. Lawson
  • Jan M. Lodal
  • Douglas Lute
  • Jane Holl Lute
  • William J. Lynn
  • Wendy W. Makins
  • Mian M. Mansha
  • Chris Marlin
  • Gerardo Mato
  • Timothy McBride
  • John M. McHugh
  • H.R. McMaster
  • Eric D.K. Melby
  • Franklin C. Miller
  • *Judith A. Miller
  • Susan Molinari
  • Michael Morell
  • Richard L. Morningstar
  • Mary Claire Murphy
  • Edward J. Newberry
  • Thomas R. Nides
  • Franco Nuschese
  • Joseph S. Nye
  • Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg
  • Ahmet Oren
  • Sally A. Painter
  • *Ana Palacio
  • Kostas Pantazopoulos
  • Carlos Pascual
  • Alan Pellegrini
  • David H. Petraeus
  • Thomas R. Pickering
  • Daniel B. Poneman
  • Dina H. Powell
  • Robert Rangel
  • Thomas J. Ridge
  • Michael J. Rogers
  • Charles O. Rossotti
  • Harry Sachinis
  • Rajiv Shah
  • Stephen Shapiro
  • Wendy Sherman
  • Kris Singh
  • Christopher Smith
  • James Stavridis
  • Richard J.A. Steele
  • Paula Stern
  • Robert J. Stevens
  • Mary Streett
  • Nathan D. Tibbits
  • Frances M. Townsend
  • Clyde C. Tuggle
  • Melanne Verveer
  • Charles F. Wald
  • Michael F. Walsh
  • Ronald Weiser
  • Geir Westgaard
  • Olin Wethington
  • Maciej Witucki
  • Jenny Wood
  • Neal S. Wolin
  • Guang Yang
  • Mary C. Yates
  • Dov S. Zakheim

Honorary Directors

  • James A. Baker, III
  • Ashton B. Carter
  • Robert M. Gates
  • Michael G. Mullen
  • Leon E. Panetta
  • William J. Perry
  • Colin L. Powell
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • George P. Shultz
  • Horst Teltschik
  • John W. Warner
  • William H. Webster

Lifetime Directors

  • Carol C. Adelman
  • Michael Ansari
  • Lucy Wilson Benson
  • Julia Chang Bloch
  • John Craddock
  • Brian Dailey
  • Kenneth W. Dam
  • Lacey Neuhaus Dorn
  • Conrado Dornier
  • Stanley Ebner
  • Chas W. Freeman
  • Carlton W. Fulford, Jr.
  • Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr.
  • John A. Gordon
  • Barbara Hackman Franklin
  • Marten H.A. van Heuven
  • Robert L. Hutchings
  • George A. Joulwan
  • Roger Kirk
  • Geraldine S. Kunstadter
  • Philip Lader
  • Henrik Liljegren
  • John D. Macomber
  • James P. McCarthy
  • George E. Moose
  • Philip A. Odeen
  • Joseph W. Ralston
  • Marjorie Scardino
  • William O. Schmieder
  • Kiron Skinner
  • William H. Taft, IV
  • Ronald P. Verdicchio
  • Enzo Viscusi
  • Carl E. Vuono
  • J. Robinson West
  • R. James Woolsey

List as of August 30, 2019