TULIP Consulting is thrilled to announce that Robert Z. Lawrence has just joined its advisory board. Lawrence is the Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is also a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Dr. Lawrence was appointed to President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1998 to 2000. Since then, Dr. Lawrence has held the New Century Chair as a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and founded and edited the Brookings Trade Forum. He is also the director of the Harvard Kennedy School Trade Group and the faculty chair of Kennedy School Executive Programs.
Lawrence was also a Member of the Presidential Commission on United States Pacific Trade and Investment Policy, and the International Advisory Panel of the South African Government’s Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative. He has served as a member of the World Economic Forum Trade Agenda Council, and the advisory committees of the Institute for International Economics, the Panel on Foreign Trade Statistics of the National Academy of Sciences, the Committee for Economic Development, the Overseas Development Council, and the Panel of Economic Advisors of the Congressional Budget Office.
Dr. Lawrence’s vast experience in international trade governance and policy, coupled with his deeply original thinking on how to make trade policy an effective lever for sustainable development, will be invaluable for TULIP Consulting as it grows its portfolio.