Who We Are

A nonprofit comprised of policy experts, strategic advisors, and trade educators, BCIU offers bespoke commercial diplomacy services to the world’s governments and leading organizations, from Fortune 100 companies to global investors and multilateral institutions. Since 1955, we have worked to shape the future by growing international understanding and helping address the world’s most complex challenges. We believe that the expansion of trade, commerce, and people-to-people relationships enables business and government to thrive and society to flourish. Every day, global power structures change, new problems emerge, and competition rises. In this fluid environment, our dynamic ecosystem of policymakers, industry leaders, and global citizens are consistently pro-active: facilitating ideas, forging partnerships, and adding value for all stakeholders.

Peter Tichansky

President and CEO

Phone: +1-212-490-0460

Caitlin E. Noone

Chief Operating Officer

Phone: +1-212-490-0460

Ginelle K. Baugh

Senior Vice President

Phone: +1-212-490-0460

Meghan Hagberg

Senior Vice President

Phone: +1-212-490-0460

Nina Kundra

Senior Vice President

Phone: +1-212-490-0460

Julie Monaco, Chair


Managing Director and Global Head, Public Sector Group

James E. Nevels, Chair Emeritus


Chair Emeritus

Ann Ascher

Ann Ascher, Inc.


Stanley M. Bergman

Henry Schein, Inc.

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Karan Bhatia


Global Head, Government Affairs and Public Policy

Teresa Carlson

General Catalyst


Kara Carscaden

The Estée Lauder Companies

Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs

Daniel Cruise

Tikehau Capital

Partner and Deputy CEO

Joshua Dixon

Theresa M. Fariello

United Airlines

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

Matthew C. Freedman

Global Impact Inc.

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Freedman

AES Corporation

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Andrew Friendly


Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy

Ralph Gerson


Chairman Emeritus

C.D. Glin


Global Head of Philanthropy, and President of the PepsiCo Foundation

Becca Gould

American Tower Corporation

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs

Susan Greenwell


Senior Vice President and Head, Global Government Relations

Tania Hanna

L3Harris Technologies

Vice President, Government Relations

Michael Hodin


Chairman Emeritus

Timothy Hogan


Senior Vice President, Global Policy & Public Affairs

Rodrigo Jimenez

American Tower Corporation

Group Head, Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability, EMEA and LatAm

Thomas J. Knox, Esq.

King & Spalding LLP

Partner, Corporate, Finance & Investments Practice

Jeffrey Kratz

Amazon Web Services

Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector Industry International Sales

Samish Kumar

GCS Partners

Managing Partner

Brian Miller

IV3 Aqua Corporation

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Paul J. Ostling


Chairman Emeritus

Seun Salami


Chief Financial Officer

Rangu Salgame

Princeton Growth Ventures

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Vice President, International Government Affairs

Ambassador (Ret.) Susan C. Schwab

Mayer Brown

Strategic Advisor

Jonathan Selib

Clayton, Dubilier, and Rice

Managing Director, Global External Affairs Leader

Richard Smotkin


Chief Executive Officer

Robert Y. Stebbings, Esq.

Stebbings & Associates

Senior Partner

Menassie Taddese


Advisor and Partner

Maurice Tempelsman

Lazare Kaplan International Inc.


Peter J. Tichansky


President & Chief Executive Officer

Helga Flores Trejo


Vice President and Head, International Public Affairs

Omar Vargas

General Motors

Vice President and Head of Global Public Policy

Virginia “Vicki” A. Weil

Ambassador (Ret.) Frank G. Wisner, II

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

International Affairs Advisor

Michael Woods

Woods Capital


Kenneth L. Wyse

Wyse Consulting


Sola Yomi-Ajayi

United Bank for Africa

Chief Executive Officer, UBA America

Want to Join Us?

We aim to recruit, retain and engage the most talented people. We embrace inclusive workplace practices and believe in investing in our people so they can do great work in service of our members and our global partnership ecosystem. See our current job postings here on our LinkedIn page.