2018-2019 SPEAKERS





SEPTEMBER MEETING

Date:            Wednesday September, 19, 2018

Speaker:      Earl Anthony Wayne, Former US Ambassador to Mexico

Topic:          "U.S.-Mexico Relations"

Ambassador Wayne, is an accomplished diplomat and executive,. He has served in a wide variety of positions during his career, including as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Argentina, Deputy Ambassador in Afghanistan, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe. He left the State Department in late 2015 as a Career Ambassador, the most senior U.S. diplomatic rank.

Ambassador Wayne is currently engaged in a variety of activities. These include working as a Public Policy Fellow and Co-Chair of the Mexico Institute’s Board at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and as a Non-Executive Director on the Financial System Risk Advisory Committee of HSBC Latin America. Wayne serves as a non-resident advisor/fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Atlantic Council. Wayne is the Treasurer of the American Foreign Service Association and Treasurer of its PAC. He is a consultant and speaker on international and management Issues. In fall 2016, he taught at Hamilton College as the Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International Affairs. He has writes and speaks frequently on international topics, including Mexico, NAFTA, Afghanistan, trans-Atlantic relations and trade.