Informal Roundtable Discussion with Ziad Haider - Hosted by the Govt & Regional Affairs Committee

Ziad Haider, Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Venue : VISA Boardroom (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Road, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : November 07, 2016

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $0.00

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AmCham Singapore and the US-ASEAN Business Council are pleased to invite you to an Informal Roundtable Discussion with Ziad Haider, the Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

Ziad Haider is the Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. In this capacity, he assists and promotes U.S. business interests overseas, promotes global entrepreneurship and the protection of intellectual property rights. Special Representative Haider will hold a roundtable discussion on trade, development, connectivity, and the U.S. Government’s overall economic strategy in Asia.

Speaker’s bio:

Ziad Haider
Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
Term of Appointment: 02/22/2016 to present

Ziad Haider serves as the Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. He leads the Office of Commercial and Business Affairs in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs in assisting and promoting U.S. business interests overseas; ensuring that private sector concerns are fully integrated into U.S. foreign and economic policy; and promoting global entrepreneurship and the protection of intellectual property rights.

He previously served as a Senior Advisor for international economic affairs on the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of State; a White House Fellow in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice; and a Foreign Policy Legislative Aide in the U.S. Senate.

Ziad  was an attorney at White & Case LLP where he represented clients in investor-state disputes before the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes and counseled clients on regulatory and national security matters, including U.S. sanctions and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process.

Fluent in Urdu and proficient in Mandarin and French, he received his JD and MPA from Georgetown and Harvard and BA from Yale and was a Fulbright Scholar in Southeast Asia.

USABC Members: Please email Aisyah at ajaafar@amcham.org.sg to register.

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