Peter M. Robinson

 

Peter M. Robinson

 

President and CEO

United States Council for International Business (USCIB)

Peter Robinson is USCIB's 15th president. USCIB, founded in 1945, is a policy advocacy and trade services organisation dedicated to promoting an open system of global commerce in which business can flourish and contribute to economic growth, human welfare and protection of the environment. As American affiliate of the leading international business organisations, including the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Organization of Employers, and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide. Mr. Robinson previously served as USCIB's Senior Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer. He helped establish some of USCIB's key practice areas, including e-commerce and customs/trade facilitation, and he has extensive experience with USCIB's global network of business affiliates. Mr. Robinson has also had long-time involvement in the field of international education. He served as Director of the inbound division at the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), an international educational travel company, and served on the boards of directors of AFS (American Field Service) Intercultural Programs, AFS-USA and of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Mr. Robinson holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and German from the University of Delaware and studied at the University of Vienna on a Rotary International Scholarship. He received his Master's degree from Columbia University's School of International Affairs. He is a member of the Economic Club of New York and a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association. Mr. Robinson was appointed to the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC) to the United States Trade Representative and the President’s Committee on the International Labour Organization.